|Instructor:||Maxim Tarnawsky||121 St. Joseph St.||Alumni Hall 403|
Class meeets on Thursdays from 1:00 to 3:00 PM. Online in Quercus
Slavic 228 offers a survey of novels and short stories written and published in Ukraine between 1900 and 2000, most of which appeared during the Soviet period in Ukrainian history. How is this literature different from those of other periods? Is there a Soviet Ukrainian prose style? How does Ukraine's political and cultural colonial status affect the literature of this period? How has Ukrainian independence influenced Ukrainian literature?
|Graded course requirements:
|Concluding test||April 8, 2021||20%|
|Term Paper, 5–6 pgs.||April 8, 2021||25%|
|Assignment 1||February 11, 2021||20%|
|Assignment 2||March 11, 2021||20%|
|Attendance and Participation||Weekly||15%|
|Short essay. 5–6 pp. Assigned topic||February 26, 2021||40%|
|Long essay. 12–15 pp. Your topic||April 9, 2021||50%|
|Attendance and Participation||Weekly||10%|
Term papers are due directly after the last class, April 8, 2021, but no later than midnight April 18, 2021. Papers are to be 5–6 pages, typed, double spaced, and in English. Papers are to be written on topics approved by the instructor.
Assignments are brief essays of approximately 600 words (less than two pages) due on the days indicated on the schedule. Topics will be given a week in advance.
Graduate students will be assigned a topic for the first paper after the class on Feb 12.
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