Introduces important trends and movements in Russian literary and cultural history. Offered in English.
Next best thing to traveling yourself, and not just to different places but through the centuries. It will span 5 centuries — 15th-20th — and feature works by Afanasy Nikitin, Archpriest Avvakum, Alexander Radishchev, Nikolai Karamzin, Ivan Goncharov, Anton Chekhov, and Ilf and Petrov, among others. No prerequisites; all readings and discussions are in English.