3241002 Slavic Languages and Literatures

Numbering Code U-LET16 33241 SJ36 Year/Term 2021 ・ First semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Seminar
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Tue.2
Instructor name Nkamura Tadashi (Graduate School of Letters Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course We will read simple Russian literary history papers, with undergraduate students reporting on their studies of Russian and Slavic literature, culture, language, and thought.
Course Goals 1) Learn reading comprehension skills for Russian papers on literature.
2) Acquire methods for analyzing and examining papers, texts, and literary phenomena.
3) Acquire methods for presenting research and writing papers.
Schedule and Contents Week 1: Introduction
Each student's research publication topics and debate partners will be decided based on their interests, and a general schedule will be set. We will review methods for presenting information and writing reports.

Weeks 2-9:
Read items by several poets and writers from modern Russian literary scholar И. Сухих's book "Русская литература для всех".

Weeks 10-15:
Undergraduates will take turns reporting on their research and conducting Q&A sessions.
Graduate students will take turns reporting on their research and conducting Q&A sessions.

Feedback methods will be explained in class.
Evaluation Methods and Policy Assessment of final report (50%) and efforts in Q&A sessions (50%).
Course Requirements Fundamental knowledge of Russian is required.
This course is a requirement for undergraduate, master's, and doctoral students specializing in Slavic linguistics and Slavic literature.
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) For readings, prepare before class.
In the process of preparing reports, always take the instructor's advice ahead of time.
Textbooks Textbooks/References Other; texts for reading will be copied and distributed. Report materials will be prepared by each student. It is preferable that students distribute materials two days before their report.
References, etc. Other; will be presented or advised as appropriate during class.
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