ISTITUZIONI, STORIA E CULTURA DELLA SECONDA LINGUA SCELTA - LINGUA RUSSA

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL MEDIATION
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2016/2017
Year: 
2
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2017/2018
Course type: 
Basic compulsory subjects
Credits: 
8
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
50
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (50 hours)
Requirements: 

There are no prerequisite courses, nor prerequisite knowledge of the Russian language, required for this course.

Final Examination: 
Orale

For attending and non-attending the exam is a test designed to evaluate the acquired skills and, in particular, the critical capacity and the historical-cultural analysis.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

The course aims to study Russian modern / contemporary culture in relation to the everyday life of the country in its writing, oral and virtual, festive and weekday.
Among the requirements for the examination there will be good basic knowledge of modern and contemporary history of Russia (from the 18th century to today).

Slavic languages: roots, classification, peculiarities.
Geography of Russia
Moscow and St. Petersburg: their founders, history and architectural heritage.
Italian architects in Russia in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
Main historical events from Rus' to today: Peter the Great, the October Revolution, the Perestrojka period, the Soviet era, Putin's Russia.
Education in Russia
Russian festivities and free time
Music, theater and ballet
Traditional cuisine and Russian hospitality
Literature and cinema
Mass media
Peculiarities of the Russian national character

D. Bonciani, R. Romagnoli, N. Smykunova, “Мир Тесен - fondamenti di cultura russa”, Hoepli
S. Cochetti, «Поговорим o России», Introduzione alla cultura russa, ed. Hoepli
Approfondimenti
N. Berdjaev, “L’idea Russa – I problemi fondamentali del pensiero russo”, ed. Mursia
R. Bartlett, “Storia della Russia“, ed. Mondadori
Film, brani musicali, interviste, filmati di cui si consiglia la visione:
Санкт-Петербург - Интересные факты (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kURVR-27Ueg)
Москва (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIzkvqVdIW0)
E. Rjazanov, «Ирония судьбы, или с лёгким паром» (1975)
L. Gaiday, «Иван Васильевич меняет профессию» (1973) https://youtu.be/AO7mnO_HMhE
L. Gaiday, «Бриллиантовая рука» (1968) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQfkZBWb40I
Altri film e video consigliati per un approfondimento verranno dati durante le lezioni.

The course runs throughout first semester of the Academic Year with 50 hours of lessons.

Lessons and practical sessions are held in
Via Sant'Abbondio 12, 22100 Como

Attendance
Continuous attendance is strongly recommended. Non-attending students should contact the course tutor at the beginning of the academic year in order to agree a supplementary program.

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