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

2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

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 360 Food and Culture/Russ Society
A thorough investigation of a significant figure or major development in Russian literature, or an extensive examination of selected aspects of the Russian language, with emphasis on seminar reports and discussions. Conducted in Russian. Prerequisite: Russian major or instructor's permission.

Spring 2017

RUSS 100 Russia and the West
Taught in English.

RUSS 232 Masterpieces of Russian Lit
Reading and discussion of literary works by representative authors from the pre- and post-Revolutionary periods. Prerequisite: 200 or the equivalent, with a grade of at least C.