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REES 110. Understanding Russia and Eastern Europe. 3 Hours SC AE42 / H/W.

A multidisciplinary introduction to Russia and Eastern Europe. The course explores the geography, history, and politics of this complex region, as well as the diverse cultures, ethnicities, languages, and religions. A special focus of the course is the current socio-political situation in Russia and Eastern Europe in the context of the fall of communism nearly 30 years ago and the ongoing post-communist transition. Students will watch a movie every two weeks as a visual representation of issues discussed via scholarly articles and chapters, newspaper articles and news clips, video lectures, documentary and animated films, music videos, and literature. This course is offered at the 100 and 300 level with additional assignments at the 300 Level. Not open to students with credit in REES 310. LEC.

Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Program

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/russian-east-european-eurasian-studies/

The interdisciplinary study of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia creates informed citizens with in-depth understanding of this geopolitically and culturally critical world region, central to political, economic, cultural, and environmental issues of the present and the future. The University of Kansas Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (REES) program covers a broad geographic region, home to rich and diverse cultures that have had an enormous impact on today's world. Our program, collaborative and interdisciplinary in nature, offers you a unique opportunity to study both contemporary politics and medieval history, environmental problems and great works of literature and art, as well as multiple other related subjects. It offers opportunities to study abroad in a variety of culturally rich, exciting places. Crucially, it prepares you for a wide range of careers in research, business, government, and the nonprofit sector, with the opportunity to make a profound impact on both national and international level.

Major in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/russian-east-european-eurasian-studies/co-major/

The University of Kansas Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REES) program covers a broad geographic region, home to rich and diverse cultures that have had an enormous impact on today's world. Interdisciplinary study of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia creates informed citizens with in-depth understanding of this geopolitically and culturally critical world region, which plays a central role in today's political, economic, cultural, and environmental issues. 

Minor in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/russian-east-european-eurasian-studies/minor/

The University of Kansas Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REES) program covers a broad geographical region, which is home to rich and diverse cultures that have had an enormous impact on today's political, economic, cultural, and environmental issues. The interdisciplinary study of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Eurasia creates culturally informed citizens who can act on national and international issues.

Bachelor of Arts in Global and International Studies

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/global-international-studies/ba/

...United States Foreign Policy REES 110 Understanding Russia and Eastern Europe REES 220 Societies and...

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities

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...Introduction to Humanities HUM 110 Introduction to Humanities...S, LING, PCS, PHIL, REES, REL, SLAV, SPAN...

Minor in Slavic Languages and Literatures

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/slavic-languages-literature/minor/

...I 5 or RUSS 110 Intensive Elementary Russian...European and Eurasian Studies REES 220 Societies and...