Undergraduate Course: The Post-Soviet Word, Image and Memory (ELCR10014)
||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College of Humanities and Social Science
||Available to all students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
|Home subject area
||European Languages and Cultures - Russian Studies
||Other subject area
||Taught in Gaelic?
||The course provides an approach to post-Soviet Russian culture through a consideration of different media, including literature, cinema, television and newspapers. It encourages an interdisciplinary approach to post-Soviet Russian culture and, through textual analysis, the development of reading skills in Russian. The emphasis on individual project work enables students to pursue aspects of the subject that are of particular interest to them, while gaining the perspective offered by the wider cultural context.
|| Entry to Russian hons
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Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2010/11 Semester 2, Available to all students (SV1)
||WebCT enabled: Yes
|Central||Lecture||1-11|| 09:00 - 10:50|
||First class information not currently available|
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00||16 sides||c/w ELCR09001|
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|By the end of the unit, a candidate will be able to demonstrate:
! sophisticated knowledge and understanding of broad trends in the development of Russian culture since the end of the Soviet period;
! first-hand acquaintance with a number of key cultural products in a variety of media ;
! capacity for sophisticated analysis of specific cultural products in a variety of media and for presentation of that analysis in coherent written form;
! awareness of the basic concepts and principles associated with the study of Russian culture;
! ability to read and process written Russian at an appropriate linguistic level;
! capacity for independent study and efficient management of time;
! ability to locate relevant primary and secondary material, and to present and interpret this material coherently and in such a way as to demonstrate achievement of all the outcomes listed above.
|exam 70%; essay (2, 500 words) 30%.
||Post-Soviet culture; film; memory; Russian literature.
||Dr Alexandra Smith
Tel: (0131 6)51 1381
||Mrs Jacqueline Barnhart
Tel: (0131 6)50 4026
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