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Porter, Jillian Assistant Professor

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  • FILM 3211 - History of Russian Cinema
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Surveys Russian cinema in historical and cultural context from early 20th century to the present. Taught in English. Same as RUSS 3211.
  • IAFS 3621 - Rogues to Revolutionaries: Russian Rebels, Past and Present
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Explores the tradition of dissent and opposition in Russian culture, from the medieval period to present, approaching forms of rebellion (religious, political, social, aesthetic) in historical context. This survey in intellectual history will trace this phenomenon across historical documents, literary texts, film, and the fine and performing arts, pairing these primary materials with readings in Russian history. Taught in English. Same as RUSS 4481 and RUSS 5481.
  • RUSS 3211 - History of Russian Cinema
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Surveys Russian cinema in historical and cultural context from early 20th century to the present. Recommended prerequisite: RUSS 2221 or CINE 1502. Taught in English. Same as CINE 3211.
  • RUSS 3705 - Crimes of Passion: Gender and Sexual Politics in Tolstoy's Russia
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Examines the historical evolution of gender and sexual politics and the status of women in the late Imperial Russian culture, with particular attention to the writings of Leo Tolstoy and his masterpiece Anna Karenina. Topics-based survey considers debates around marriage, sexuality and gender equality through analysis of primary text by Tolstoy and his contemporaries, as well as secondary materials in gender studies, literary criticism and intellectual history.
  • RUSS 4431 - Dostoevsky
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Focuses on close reading of major novels and other works by Dostoevsky, one of the most important psychological novelists in modern literature, a profound religious thinker and the greatest crime novelist in the world. Taught in English. Same as RUSS 5431.
  • RUSS 4481 - Rogues to Revolutionaries: Russian Rebels, Past and Present
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Explores the tradition of dissent and opposition in Russian culture, from the medieval period to present, approaching forms of rebellion (religious, political, social, aesthetic) in historical context. This survey in intellectual history will trace this phenomenon across historical documents, literary texts, film, and the fine and performing arts, pairing these primary materials with readings in Russian history. Taught in English. Same as RUSS 5481 and IAFS 3621.
  • RUSS 5431 - Dostoevsky
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Focuses on close reading of major novels and other works by Dostoevsky, one of the most important psychological novelists in modern literature, a profound religious thinker and the greatest crime novelist in the world. Taught in English. Formerly GSLL 5431. Same as RUSS 4431.
  • RUSS 5481 - Rogues to Revolutionaries: Russian Rebels, Past and Present
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Explores the tradition of dissent and opposition in Russian culture, from the medieval period to present, approaching forms of rebellion (religious, political, social, aesthetic) in historical context. This survey in intellectual history will trace this phenomenon across historical documents, literary texts, film, and the fine and performing arts, pairing these primary materials with readings in Russian history. Taught in English. Formerly GSLL 5481. Same as RUSS 4481 and IAFS 3621.

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