Universität Wien

480123 KO Colloquium on Regional and Cultural Studies (2021W)

Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian Culture in the 21st Century

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 48 - Slawistik
Continuous assessment of course work



Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The course "Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian Culture in the 21st Century" is conducted entirely digitally.
More precise information will be sent out to course participants shortly before the start of the semester.

Tuesday 05.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 12.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 19.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 09.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 16.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 23.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 30.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 07.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 14.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 11.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 18.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 25.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The aim of the course is to get acquainted with the recent East Slavic culture in the years 2000 - 2021.
Content: In their presentations, the students present the most important phenomena and trends in East Slavic literature, cinema, theatre, informal and youth culture, etc.
Methods: The course is divided into a lecture part, in which the necessary knowledge is imparted, and a discussion or exercise part. Main method of the course: group work, presentation and discussion.

Assessment and permitted materials

- Participation in the discussion phases (feedback on the presentations)
- 1 or 2 presentations to be given

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirement:
- Compulsory attendance, students may be absent a maximum of twice without excuse.
- The presentation (1 or 2) is compulsory.
- To ensure good scientific practice, the course director can invite students to a grade-relevant discussion (or written test), which must be completed positively.
Assessment standard:
- Presentation (specified/agreed deadline must be met): 50 points;
- grade-relevant discussion (or written test): 20 points
- Participation in the discussion phases (constructive, technically correct contributions and engagement in the discussion of the presentations): 30 points.

60 points are required for a positive assessment of the course.
1 (very good) 100-90 points
2 (good) 89-81 points
3 (satisfactory) 80-71 points
4 (sufficient) 70-60 points
5 (insufficient) 59-0 points.

Examination topics

All content covered in the course. The oral or written performance for the lecture part comprises the entire content of the lecture (slides, lecture, reference literature). Supporting learning material is available on Moodle.

Reading list

Will be discussed in the first lesson. The list will be available on Moodle, individual chapters will also be available for download. Working materials will be made available on Moodle.

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Fr 12.05.2023 00:27