Faculty Profile

Elena Duzs

Associate Professor of Russian (1997)

Contact Information

duzs@dickinson.edu

Bosler Hall Room 204
717.245.1276

Bio

Her teaching interests include Russian and Hungarian languages and Russian literature and culture of all periods. Her scholarly interests focus on Mikhail Kuzmin, Russian symbolist poet, and the contemporary poet and artist Prygov.

Education

  • M.A., Moscow State University, 1985
  • M.A., Ohio State University, 1988
  • Ph.D., 1996

2018-2019 Academic Year

Fall 2018

RUSS 101 Elementary Russian
An intensive study of the fundamentals of Russian grammar, with an emphasis on the development of reading, writing, speaking, and understanding skills. Short stories and songs will supplement the text.

RUSS 101 Elementary Russian
An intensive study of the fundamentals of Russian grammar, with an emphasis on the development of reading, writing, speaking, and understanding skills. Short stories and songs will supplement the text.

RUSS 224 20th C Russian Lit in Translat
An introduction to major literary movements and developments in 20th century Russian literature. Readings may include works by Mayakovsky, Bulgakov, Pasternak, Solzhenitsyn, Trifonov, and Pelevin. The course may also include important texts of 20th C. art and film. No knowledge of Russian necessary. Conducted in English. Offered every other year.

Spring 2019

RUSS 100 Russia and the West
Taught in English.

RUSS 232 Russian for Narration & Analys
Reading and discussion of literary works by representative authors from the pre- and post-Revolutionary periods. Prerequisite: 202 or the equivalent.