SLA 2310 Short Fiction from Central Europe and Russia Cr. 3
Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Philosophy Letters
Explores how writers use short fictional forms, such as parable, short story, fairy tale, and satire, to express important themes in the Central European experience, including violence and cruelty, freedom and imprisonment, utopian visions, and urban life. Offered Fall.
Equivalent: GER 2310
SLA 3410 New Soil, Old Roots: The Immigrant Experience Cr. 3
Satisfies General Education Requirement: Civ and Societies (CLAS only), Diversity Equity Incl Inquiry, Foreign Culture, Global Learning Inquiry
Armenian, German, Jewish, Polish, Russian and Ukrainian immigration to the United States, its effects on the cultures (language, literature, religion, politics, music, art and theatre) of these ethnic groups and its influence upon American culture. Offered Fall.
SLA 3710 Russian and East European Film Cr. 3-4
Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Civ and Societies (CLAS only), Visual Performing Arts
Major Russian, Polish, Czech, Ukrainian and Armenian films viewed and discussed from political, historical, cultural and aesthetic points of view. Offered Yearly.
SLA 3750 Polish and Yugoslavian Cinema Cr. 3
Satisfies General Education Requirement: Cultural Inquiry, Visual Performing Arts
Two national cinemas introduced through milestone films and lesser-known cinematic gems produced before and after the fall of communism. Offered Every Other Winter.
Equivalent: POL 3750