Ukrainian Studies

Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Slavic 428Y, The Ukrainian Novel, 2009-2010

Instructor:Maxim Tarnawsky121 St. Joseph St. Alumni Hall 403
tarn@chass.utoronto.ca 416-926-1300 x3338FAX 416-926-2076

Class meets on Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 PM in Alumni Hall 204

Course Description

SLA428Y a general survey of the Ukrainian novel through reading of selected works. The course covers the period from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present.


Graded course requirements
ItemDue datePercent of Final Grade
Concluding Test Mar 31, 2010 25%
Paper, 8-12 pgs. Dec 2, 2010 25%
Paper, 10-12 pgs. Mar 31, 2010 30%
Class Reports & participation as scheduled, Spring term 20%

Term papers are due Wednesday, December 2, 2009 (the last class before winter vacation), and Wednesday, March 31, 2010, (the last class) in class. Late papers will be penalized three percentage points for every day they are late. No paper will be accepted after April 6, 2010. Papers are to be 810 pages in the first term and 10-12 pages in the second term. They are to be typed, double spaced, and in English. Papers may be written on any topic after consulting with the instructor.

Class Presentations are oral reports before the class on works other than those read by the class as a whole. Students must choose a work of literature and a date from the report schedule. Students are to give an oral presentation of from ten to fifteen minutes. Presentations should be constructed as a general overview of the work and its author along with a subjective evaluation of the most salient features of the work. Presentations are scheduled on a first come first served basis within normal class meetings in the spring term. No more than two presentations per class meeting. Email the instructor to reserve a date.



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