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Spring Term 2018 TOP: POWR/CULT RUSS REVOLUTN - 3616 - HIST 323
This class is cross listed as RUSS 323
Students may submit a cross list request form to use an alternate listing.


Prerequisites/Notes: Sophomore standing and one course in Russian language, literature, or history

Catalog Description : An interdisciplinary course examining the relationship between politics and culture in Russia since the 18th century through the close analysis of a specific historical theme. Emphasis is placed on reading and discussing literary texts, historical primary sources, and, where applicable, watching films. Possible themes include: Power and Culture in the Russian Revolution, 1900-1936; The Soviet 1960s; and The Agony of Populism: Terrorism and Literature in Russia's Nineteenth Century. Not open to students who have previously received, or need to receive credit for HIST 423. (G&C)

Topic for Spring 2018: Power and Culture in the Russian Revolution
A study of the relationship between politics, art, and everyday life in Russia’s revolutionary era. Among the topics studied are: prominent artistic movements such as symbolism, futurism, and constructivism; ideological debates about the role of culture in revolutionary times; efforts to transform the everyday lives of ordinary people by means of propaganda, popular entertainment, and design; and the development of socialist realism. Emphasis is placed on analyzing and discussing historical primary sources and literary texts, works of fine and applied art, and films in a seminar-style format.



Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course


Term

Spring Term 2018

Instructors

Peter A. Blitstein, Peter John Thomas

Course

HIST 323

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: POWR/CULT RUSS REVOLUTN

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CRN

3616

Status

Active

Class Time

12:30-02:20 TR MAIN 401

Start-End Date

Mar 26, 2018-Jun 06, 2018

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

Cross Listed as

RUSS 323

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