Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.
5112454, J: Visualising Russianness: Representations of National Identity in Imperial Russia, 5 Cp
J: Visualising Russianness: Representations of National Identity in Imperial Russia
Lecture and exercise course
The course discusses the issues of formation of Russian identity through visual media: arts, architecture, representations of Russia at world fairs and in museum expositions. Students will learn about the strategies of representation of Russianness throughout the imperial period and the lives of these representations in Soviet and contemporary Russia. The course consists of 16 hours of lectures.
Lecture topics include:
Making the Russian Visible in 18th Century Russia;
Searching for a National Style in Art and Architecture in the Late 19th Century;
Exhibiting Russianness to a Global Audience: Russia at World Fairs;