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RUST175 PO - Russia: Empire and Identity

When Offered: Last offered fall 2017.
Instructor(s): A. Dwyer
Credit: 1

Russia today sprawls over eleven time zones and is home to many different national, ethnic, and religious groups. This course examines the last two centuries of cultural production in Russia and the Soviet Union through the lens of empire. Emphasis on the formation of national and imperial identities; imperial expansion (and national resistance); ethnic and religious strife and coexistence. Topics include: Russian Orientalism in the Caucasus; Jews, Ukrainians and Poles in the western borderlands; Russia’s eastern frontier.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 1; Writing Intensive



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