• Academic Credits: 3
Recent past of Russian culture and politics. Study of how the Stalinist past influenced late Soviet Russian culture, contributed to the collapse of the USSR, and shaped post-Soviet Russia through examination of powerful fiction texts and films that defined the post-Stalin era, from 1950s onward, as well as nonfiction and theoretical texts on Stalinism and its aftermath. Taught in English. Credit not given for both this course and 01:86:484 and 01:195:484.