Updated Schedule Russian Cinema Spring 2018

 

Date In Class Homework
M 3-5 Background: Animation Watch assigned movies
Discussion questions
W 3-7 Discussion: The Dragonfly and the Ant, Budem Zorki, Cheburashka, Hedgehog in the Fog
F 3-9 Paper Topics/TBA Paper Topics due
M 3-12
W 3-14
F 3-16
Spring Break – No Classes

Spring Break – No Classes

Spring Break – No Classes

M 3-19 Background: Comedies, and reality revealed
W 3-21 Irony of Fate A History… pp 169-174
Watch assigned movie
Discussion questions
F 3-23 Discussion: Irony of Fate
M 3-26 Background: Women in Russia and Russian film
W 3-28 Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears
F 3-30 Good Friday Holiday – No Classes
M 4-2 Discussion: Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears
W 4-4 Background: Stalinism unmasked
F 4-6 Repentance A History… pp 193-199
Watch assigned movie
Discussion questions
M 4-9 Discussion: Repentance
W 4-11 Background: Russia and the Emigres
F 4-13 Window to Paris A History… pp 226-230
Watch assigned movie
Discussion questions
M 4-16 Discussion: Window to Paris
W 4-18 Background: Post-Soviet Union cinema
F 4-20 Ward No 6 Recommended reading: Ward No 6 by Chekhov
Watch assigned movie
Discussion questions
 
M 4-23 Discussion: Ward No 6 Paper Due
W 4-25 Background: The new Russian Fantasy and other action genres
F 4-27 TBA
 
M 4-30 Reading Day  
T 5-1 Reading Day