Slavic and East European Courses at Berkeley
Courses, Spring 2012
Selected Faculty Course Offerings and Selected Area-Related Courses
- Asian Studies
- Political Science
- Public Policy
- Slavic Languages and Literatures
- Language Courses
—Asian Studies 150. Sacred Sites in Trans-cultural Spaces: Intersections of Shamanism, Animism, Buddhism and Sufi Islam in Mongolia, Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia and Tibet. S. Mehendale.
—History 101. Soviet and Eastern European History. Y. Slezkine.
—History 103B. The Totalitarian Self: Autobiographies, Diaries, Memoirs. J. Connelly.
—History 171C. The Soviet Union, 1917 to the Present. Y. Slezkine.
—History 280B. Espionage as a Historical Field: The Cold War. S. Astourian.
—Music 77. History of Western Music: The 20th Century. R. Taruskin.
—Political Science 149W. Dictatorship and its Discontents. J. Wittenberg.
—Political Science 191. Foundations of Political Thought and Action. S. Fish.
—Public Policy 290. Nuclear Security: The Nexus Between Policy and Technology. M. Nacht.
—Slavic R5A. Childhood. Z. Johnson.
—Slavic R5B. East-West Encounters: Eastern Europe and Beyond. T. Lindsey.
—Slavic R5B. Dead Souls: Vampires, Ghosts, & Deals with the Devil. . T. Lindsey.
—Slavic 24. Freshman Seminar: The Brothers Karamazov. H. McLean.
—Slavic 36. Great Books of Russian Literature. L. Golburt.
—Slavic 39M. Linguistic Diversity: the languages of the former Soviet Union. D. Kavitskaya.
—Slavic 46. 20th-Century Russian Literature. H. Ram.
—Slavic 50. Introduction to Russian/East European/Eurasian Cultures. D. Kavitskaya.
—Slavic 130. The Culture of Medieval Rus’. V. Zhivov.
—Slavic 132. Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and the English Novel. I. Paperno.
—Slavic 134C. Dostoevsky. A. Nesbet.
—Slavic 134E. Chekhov. A. Muza.
—Slavic 147B. Balkan Folklore. R. Alexander.
—Slavic 151. Readings in Polish Literature. D. Frick.
—Slavic 181. Readings in Russian Literature: “Poetry and Politics.” L. Golburt.
—Slavic 231. History of the Russian Literary Languages. V. Zhivov.
—Slavic 246B. Contemporary Literature (1920 – Present). O. Matich.
—Slavic 280. Literary Translation: History, Theory, Practice. D. Frick.
—Slavic 280. South Slavic Sociolinguistics. R. Alexander.
—Slavic 285. Eastern Christianity: History and Thought. V. Zhivov.
—Slavic 287. Russian Poetry: “Russia’s Poets Face Their Time.” H. Ram.
—The Slavic department has courses in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, and Russian. The East European Studies program offers Romanian. The Jewish Studies department offers Yiddish. Eurasian Studies offers Armenian.