Course title in Estonian
Vene kultuuri paradigmad
Course title in English
Paradigms of Russian Culture
approximate amount of contact lessons
lecturer of 2018/2019 Spring semester
Sergei Dotsenko (vene keel)
lecturer of 2019/2020 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
To give knowledge of the main stages of development and main paradigms of the Russian culture of the X-XXIst centuries. Understanding of specifics of the Russian culture.
Brief description of the course
Culture as collective memory. National culture and its specifics. Typology of the Russian culture of the X-XXI centuries. Russian culture as culture of isolationist type. Identity of the Russian culture in the context of foreign influences. The Russian culture between the West (Europe) and the East (Asia). `Westernism` and `Slavophilism` in the Russian culture. Secular and religious aspects of the Russian culture. Transformations of the Russian culture in the XIX-XX centuries. A literature role in genesis of the Russian culture.
1. Preparation of abstracts, performance at seminars.
2. Analysis of the text.
3. Work with educational and scientific literature.
Learning outcomes in the course
Understanding of specifics of the Russian culture. Knowledge of cultural codes. Ability to decode various cultural texts.
Written essay, examinations, control test.
Dotsent Sergei Dotsenko, vanemteadur Alexander Danilevsky
Lotman J. M. Semiosfera. Kultura i vzryv. Vnutri myslashih mirov. S-Peterburg: Iskusstvo-SPB, 2000.
Panchenko A. M. О russkoi istorii i kulture. S-Peterburg, 2000.
Rudnev V. Slovar` russkoi kultury ХХ veka: Kluchevye ponatija i teksty. М., 1997.