Class theme/topics discussed:
Soviet propaganda posters: visiting Special Collections at Honold Mudd library.

How did you pick this theme or topic?
As an introduction to the work we could do for the Honnold Mudd library.

How did you present the material? (handouts, group work, general discussion, student presentations, etc.)
General discussion.

How did students react?
They enjoyed the class.
Did they engage with each other and you?

What materials or media did you use? (articles, satellite tv, digital projector, etc.)
Please attach a copy.
Lesson 16_Oct 26_Эстетика и функции советских плакатов

Would you recommend this activity for a future class? Why or why not?
Yes, I would.

Advanced Conversation
Lesson 16
October 26, 2010

1. News of the day.

2. Visit to the Special Collections to see Soviet posters from late 1970s. On the way to the library – brief intro to this genre of visual art, functions, major artists, etc.

3. Discussion: functions of soviet posters. Ways to classify.

4. Reading (see attached file)