Russian Studies at Cornell

Simmons, Ernnest J.
May 1944
New Republic;5/15/44, Vol. 110 Issue 20, p674
Focuses on the introduction of Russian language courses by Cornell University in New York. Role of the American Council of Learned Societies in establishing the Russian program at Cornell; Information on the composition and structure of the program; Information on the program "Intensive Study of Contemporary Russian Civilization," introduced with the help of Rockefeller Foundation; Reasons for introduction of this program by Cornell; Factors that contribute to the educational effectiveness of this program; Assertion that this type of international education will help to revitalize the liberal arts, and will infuse into them that increment of reality.


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