Russian 201: Advanced Russian Proficiency Maintenance

M 1-4, 6115 Dwinelle. Instructor: Anna Muza.

Units: 2 or 3

This course is cross-listed with Slavic 280, Section 2.

We will look closely at the Russian language as it is spoken currently in the cultural space. This will include the ever-changing zone of social media (personal blogs, Facebook, Livejournal, etc.); TV (shows, interviews, etc.), cinema, theater; everyday discourse (including register, slang, jargon, the usage of obscenities, etc.); and literary representation of the actual spoken word in the 21st century.

Texts: provided by the instructor

Prerequisites: Graduate standing; consent of instructor