Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literature (SLAV)

Courses

SLAV 460. Topics in Central and Eastern European Literature and Culture. 3 or 4 hours.

Study of a time period, movement, genre, or special topic. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Same as CEES 460. May be repeated up to 2 time(s), with consent of the instructor, and if topics vary. Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or above; or consent of the instructor.

SLAV 499. Independent Study. 1-4 hours.

Investigation of special problems under the general direction of a staff member. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours. Graduate students may register for more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Senior or graduate standing, consent of the instructor and the head of the department. Class Schedule Information: This course counts toward the limited number of independent study hours accepted toward the degree and the major.

SLAV 535. Topics in Comparative Slavic Linguistics. 4 hours.

Comparative study of various linguistic aspects of the Slavic languages. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours.

SLAV 536. Topics in Comparative Slavic Literatures. 4 hours.

Comparative study of a literary topic or movement. Content varies. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours.

SLAV 575. Studies in Slavic Literary Theory. 4 hours.

Russian, Czech, Polish and Serbian contributions to literary theory: Formalism, structuralism, semiotics, phenomenology. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 12 hours. Taught in English.

SLAV 576. Methods and Principles of Translation. 4 hours.

Introduction to theory and methods of literary translation. Extensive practice translating expository prose, literary prose, and poetry from Slavic languages into English. Course Information: Taught in English.

SLAV 596. Independent Study. 1-4 hours.

Investigation of special problems under the general direction of a faculty member. Course Information: May be repeated up to 8 time(s). Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor and the head of the department.

SLAV 599. Ph.D. Thesis Research. 0-16 hours.

The writing of a Ph.D. thesis based on original research in the area of the candidate's major specialization (literature or culture). Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Students may apply a maximum of 26 credit hours toward the degree. Prerequisite(s): Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree and consent of the Director of Graduate Studies.