RJ1069 Russian Culture and Civilization

Faculty of Education
Spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Janina Krejčí (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Mgr. Simona Koryčánková, Ph.D.
Department of Russian Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Helena Rytířová
Supplier department: Department of Russian Language and Literature - Faculty of Education
Tue 12:00–12:50 učebna 36; and Fri 12. 3. 14:00–15:50 Ruské centrum, Fri 26. 3. 16:00–17:50 respirium (5. nadzemní podlaží), Fri 16. 4. 14:00–15:50 respirium (5. nadzemní podlaží)
The course is taught in Russian. Knowledge of Russian language at A2 level is desirable
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the realities of contemporary Russia, its traditions and culture. Provide an overview of the development of painting, music, theater. The aim is also acquiring relations between the study of language and culture and national connotations of the word.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student has an overview of Russian culture of different historical periods, on the international significance of Russian culture. The student can find information, texts and videos on RuNet and functionally use them. The student controls the thematic vocabulary (part of the course is a dictionary in IS).
  • 1. Development of Russian Fine Arts. Icons, iconographers. 2. Secular painting. Significant Russian painters 18.-19. century. 3. Significant Russian painters end 19-20. century. 4. Russian folk music. National musical instruments. 5. Russian classical music. Famous composers of the 19th century. 6. Russian music in the 20th century. Contemporary Russian music. 7. The development of Russian theater until the 19th century. 8. Russian Theater in 19-20. century. 9. Russian ballet. Djagilev's Russian seasons. 10. The development of Russian cinema in the 20th century. Popular Russian actors and Russian actresses. 11. Contemporary Russian films and series. 12. Revision.
    recommended literature
  • SKOKAN, Ladislav. Reálie Ruska. Vyd. 1. Praha: Fortuna, 2009. 223 s. ISBN 9788073730765. info
  • BERDJAJEV, Nikolaj Aleksandrovič. Ruská idea : základní otázky ruského myšlení 19. a počátku 20. století. Vyd. 1. Praha: Oikoymenh, 2003. 247 s. ISBN 8072980696. info
  • FOZIKOŠ, Andrej and Taťjana REITEROVÁ. Reálie rusky mluvících zemí :osnovnyje fakty iz istorii i dějstvitel'nosti Rossii i Belarusi. 1. vyd. Plzeň: Fraus, 1998. 75 s. ISBN 80-85784-76-9. info
    not specified
  • ŠPIDLÍK, Tomáš. Ruská idea :jiný pohled na člověka. Vyd. 1. Velehrad: Refugium, 1996. 414 s. ISBN 80-86045-02-1. info
  • Ermitáž :evropské malířství. Leningrad: Aurora, 1988. ISBN 5-7300-0105-3. info
  • Gosudarstvennyj Ermitaž [Sovetskij chudožnik, 1987]. Edited by Vitalij Aleksandrovič Suslov. Moskva: Sovetskij chudožnik, 1987. 358 s. : i. info
Teaching methods
Lectures. Тheoretical preparation during the semester, exercises, tests in IS. Written assignments according to the instructor's instructions.
Assessment methods
Exam consisting of a written and an oral part. The final written test is usually composed of   10 questions rated 30 points. Successful mastery requires at least 23 points. Upon successful completion of the test, the student reports to the oral part of the exam.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: v kombinovaném studiu 12 hodin.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020.
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