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History and Politics of Russian Language (SLAVIC 260)


How did standard Russian develop? Who determines how the language is spoken and written? How does Russian interact with other languages of the region (such as Ukrainian and Yiddish)? This class examines the development of the standard literary Russian language, focusing on the 19th century, the Soviet period, and post-Soviet language politics. Taught in English, reading in Russian.

Course ID: 
218 444
Letter or Credit/No Credit
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