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REES 220. Societies and Cultures of Eurasia. 3 Hours AE42 / W.

The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the societies and cultures of Eurasia (primarily Central Asia, Russia, and the Caucasus region). This interdisciplinary course reviews the geography, history, economics, social and political structures, religion, literature, music, and art of the region. The focus is mainly on the twentieth-century and topics of interest include the collapse of empires, the rise and fall of communism, the disintegration of the USSR and rise of authoritarianism, nationalism, and various forms of Islam in the region. 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/

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

Minor in Slavic Languages and Literatures

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

...Folklore Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies REES 220 Societies and Cultures of Eurasia Slavic...