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Plagmann, Natalia



Research Areas research areas



  • Theater and Performance Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies



courses taught

  • RUSS 2010 - Second-Year Russian 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021 / Fall 2022
    Review and continuation of basic skills learned in the first year: reading, writing, speaking, and oral comprehension. Department enforced prerequisite: RUSS 1020 or RUSS 1050 (minimum grade C-).
  • RUSS 3010 - Third-Year Russian 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021 / Fall 2022
    Review of Russian grammar coordinated with reading, speaking, writing and understanding modern Russian. Uses some texts from modern Russian literature. Department enforced prerequisite: RUSS 2020 (minimum grade C-).
  • RUSS 3020 - Third-Year Russian II
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Continuation of RUSS 3010. Department enforced prerequisite: RUSS 3010 (minimum grade C-).
  • RUSS 3241 - Red Star Trek: Russian Science Fiction Between Utopia and Dystopia
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Examines Russo-Soviet science fiction in literature and film. Within this popular genre, writers conceive and criticize social utopias, thus creating works situated between the poles of utopia and dystopia. Through discussions of Soviet and post-Soviet science fiction the course introduces a Russo-Soviet "alternative modernity" and studies its historical development. All readings are in English. Taught in English.