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2021-2022 Catalog
EUH 3580: (CD)(FC) Russian Thought and Culture

Course Description for (CD)(FC) Russian Thought and Culture

EUH3580: (CD)(FC) Russian Thought and Culture
This course is a survey of religion, art, literature, and other aspects of Russian thought and culture. Topics include religious and artistic expression in medieval Russia; secular transformation launched by Peter the Great and his imperial heirs; social commentary and dissent in literature; revolutions in art, society and politics; and legacies of the Stalin and Gorbachev eras for understanding contemporary Russian civilization.