The term project for RUSS students is now available. Click on the “RUSS 4362 Term Assignment” tab above.
Check out this link to friend and colleague Joseph Liro’s post on the fate of some of the monumental art of Soviet Russia.
“Russia Today” is an inter-disciplinary class—drawing primary instructors from the Departments of Political Science and Modern Languages—which depicts and prepares students to analyze the monumental changes that have and are taking place in the geopolitical space of the former Soviet Union (U.S.S.R.). This course includes an overview of the region’s geography, history, political development, Russian language and literature, and various facets of life in Russia and the former U.S.S.R. including societal institutions and changes, economic forces, and political futures for this strategically important area.
“Russia emerged from a decade of post-Soviet economic and political turmoil to reassert itself as a world power…”
Here are some more links and language tools: