From Pushkin to Pussy Riot

Sun, 2013-09-08 12:00 am

Todd Armstrong (Russian) is offering a broad-ranging introduction to modern Russian culture in his course From Pushkin to Pussy Riot.

Students are focusing on the thorny relationship between the artist and the state, drawing on a range of literary texts, music, art, film, and popular culture.

The course is designed for students interested in the major issues in development of Russian culture from 1800, with some attention to earlier periods.