ERIC Number: ED350850
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Selected Papers Delivered at the NEH Symposium in Russian Language and Culture (Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, May 1990).
Dabars, Zita D., Ed.
Some papers from a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) symposium, "Significant Russian/Soviet Cultural and Pedagogical Developments of the 1980s: Educating American Students for the Year 2000," are presented. After an explanation of the system of transliteration used in the works, the following papers and authors are included: "The USSR: A New Psychology (keynote address)" (S. F. Starr); "The Changing Soviet Scene" (G. Guroff); "The 'New Russian Literature' and Soviet Literature in the 1990s" (M. Lekic); "Ljudmila Petrushevskaja: A New Voice of Glasnost" (H. Segall); "Village Prose in the 1980s: Rewriting and Rereading Literary History" (K. Parthe); "Rethinking the Past and the Gorbachev Thaw" (K. Clark); "The Proficiency Movement: Where Do We Go from Here?" (I. Thompson); "On Evaluating Language Proficiency Gain in Study Abroad Environments: An Empirical Study of American Students of Russian" (R. D. Brecht, D. E. Davidson, R. B. Ginsberg); and "An Overview of 1987, 1988, 1989 NEH Institutes, NEH National Network, and Symposium in Russian Language and Culture" (Z. Dabars). Workshop reports are also given: Introduction (I. Thompson); Curriculum (S. Heyer); Materials (M. K. Frank); Professional Concern (D. M. Frost); and Teacher Preparation (F. Johnson). A list of participants and staff of the 1987, 1988, and 1989 summer institutes is provided. (LB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Friends School, Baltimore, MD. Center of Russian Language and Culture.
Identifiers: National Endowment for the Humanities; USSR
Note: For selected individual papers, see FL 020 673-674 and FL 020 677-678.