The goal of this course is to acquaint students with Ukrainian culture from the origins of Kyivan Rus in the Middle Ages to the present. The course will examine the many facets that make up culture: history, politics, language, literature, folklore, religion, music, art, cinema, education, etc. It will also place Ukrainian culture in the broader context of the Slavic nations and peoples. Topics in contemporary Ukrainian culture will be given special emphasis.
No knowledge of Ukrainian required. Lectures and readings will all be in English.
Term: Fall 2023
Instructor: Roman Ivashkiv
Credit: 3 hours
This course satisfies the General Education Criteria in Fall 2023 for:
- Cultural Studies - Western
- Humanities – Lit & Arts