Summer Programs - Russia

 

Due to the pandemic, our Summer Program in St. Petersburg, Russia, has been canceled. Instead, we will run the following individual courses online. All courses can be taken individually or consequitively.

Application Deadlines

https://summer.yale.edu/dates-costs/dates-deadlines

All Applicants

Session A: New Haven & Online

Friday, May 14

Session B: New Haven & Online and Certificate Programs

Friday, June 18

 

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Second-Year Russian I

RUSS S130 (CRN: 30263)

Instructors: Julia Titus
Dates: Session A, June 7th - July 9th
Meeting Times: M-F 10.00-12.00
Distributional Requirements: Language Level 3

Online Course. Intensive first course for second-year language students, to improve functional competence in all four language skills (speaking, writing, reading, and listening comprehension). Audio activities, for use both in the classroom and independently, are designed to help students improve their listening comprehension skills and pronunciation. Lexical and grammatical materials are thematically based. Prerequisite: RUSS 120 (First-Year Russian II) or equivalent proficiency. Enrollment limited to 15 students. 1.5 Credits. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition: $4,500. Session A: June 7 - July 9.

Second-Year Russian II

RUSS S140 (CRN: 30264)

Instructors: Julia Titus
Dates: Session B, July 12th - August 13th
Meeting Times: M-F 10.00-12.00
Distributional Requirements: Language Level 4

Online Course. Intensive second course for second-year language students, to improve functional competence in all four language skills (speaking, writing, reading, and listening comprehension). Audio activities, for use both in the classroom and independently, are designed to help students improve their listening comprehension skills and pronunciation. Lexical and grammatical materials are thematically based. Prerequisite: RUSS 130 (Second-Year Russian I) or equivalent proficiency. Enrollment limited to 15 students. 1.5 Credits. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition: $4,500. Session B: July 12 - August 13.

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Third-Year Russian I

RUSS S150 (CRN: 30265)

Instructors: Constantine Muravnik
Dates: Session A, June 7th - July 9th
Meeting Times: M-F 10.00-12.00
Distributional Requirements: Language Level 5

Online Course. First course for third-year language students and the first L5 course toward the Certificate of Advanced Language Study at Yale (requires four semesters of four L5 courses total). Intensive practice in conversation and composition. Thematically, the course centers on Russian Imperial history from the murder of Paul I in 1801 to the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. It involves a comprehensive review of the essential aspects of Russian grammar, extensive vocabulary building for social studies and history, as well as practical vocabulary necessary for everyday conversations and activities in modern Russian. Readings in Russian literature and Russian media supplement the basic course materials. Oral and written examinations. Prerequisite: RUSS 140 (Second-Year Russian II), RUSS 145 (Intensive Intermediate Russian) or equivalent proficiency. Enrollment limited to 15 students. 1.5 Credits. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition: $4,500. Session A: June 7 - July 9.

Third-Year Russian II

RUSS S151 (CRN: 30266)

Instructors: Constantine Muravnik
Dates: Session B, July 12th - August 13th
Meeting Times: M-F 10.00-12.00
Distributional Requirements: Language Level 5

Online Course. Second course for third-year language students. Second course for third-year language students and the second L5 course toward the Certificate of Advanced Language Study at Yale (requires four semesters of four L5 courses total). Intensive practice in conversation and composition. Thematically, the course centers on Russian Imperial history from the murder of Paul I in 1801 to the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. It involves a comprehensive review of the essential aspects of Russian grammar, extensive vocabulary building for social studies and history, as well as practical vocabulary necessary for everyday conversations and activities in modern Russian. Readings in Russian literature and Russian media supplement the basic course materials. Oral and written examinations. Prerequisite: RUSS 150 (Third-Year Russian II) or equivalent proficiency. Enrollment limited to 15 students. 1.5 Credits. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition: $4,500. Session B: July 12 - August 13.

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Beyond the Looking Glass: Nonsense and Absurd in Russian and European Literature and Visual Arts

RUSS S243 (CRN: 30353)

Instructors: Nikolai Firtich
Dates: Session A, June 7th - July 9th
Meeting Times: TTh 1.00-4.15
Distributional Requirements: Humanities

Online Course. The course counts toward majors in RUSS and REES. This course investigates anti-rational currents in 20th Century avant-garde movements such as Futurism and Alogism (including ZAUM, the “Beyond Mind” language of Russian futurists), DADA, Surrealism, absurdism in Russia and the French Theatre of the Absurd. The authors and artists include Franz Kafka, Aleksey Kruchenykh, Velimir Khlebnikov, Kazimir Malevich, Vassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, Daniil Kharms, Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco, and others. We will trace the connections between these currents and their 19th Century predecessors including English Nonsense of Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll, while also giving special attention to the unsurpassed Russian absurdist genius of Nikolai Gogol. The discussions will be accompanied by several film screenings. Conducted in English. Enrollment limited to 17 students. 1 Credit. Technology Fee: $85. Tuition: $4,500. Session A: June 7 - July 9.

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Summer 2021 Dates

Session A:
June 7 - July 9, 2021

Session B:
July 12 - August 13, 2021

Our application is now open.