WS 281 – LEC 0.50 – Course ID: 011198 – Women in Russia: The Conscience of a Nation

This course is a survey of the cultural, artistic, and literary impact of women on Russian society and intellectual development. It examines the changing images of Russian women from early tribal matriarchy to the present post-Communist period. Special attention is paid to the “women’s question” in Russia, including nineteenth-century emancipation, the Revolutionary movement, and specific problems and achievements of women in Soviet and post-Soviet Russia. [Note: Taught in English.] (Cross-listed with REES 281)

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