Russian Language and Culture through Film

VMS 317S

Study of Russian cultural paradigms and constructs of self and other as demonstrated in Russia and Soviet films, primarily from 1960s to the present. Special attention given to the analysis of linguistic constructs and their cultural semantic content as well as comparative analyses of Soviet and Russian culture and Russian and European/American culture. Film and computer technology, as well as access to these technologies and their implementation, are a central part of the cultural context. Prerequisite: Russian 301S or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • FL
  • STS
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • CINE 284S
  • RUSSIAN 373S
Typically Offered
Fall Only