Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Fulbright-Hays Bulgaria (2004) Projects:

Bulgarian Art and Culture: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (PDF)

Author: Nancy Hart, Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia
Overview: 4 curriculum projects intended to inform students about the rich history and culture of Bulgaria through its visual arts, music, and poetry.
Recommended grade level: undergraduate

Bulgaria's Reform and the New Market Economy: What Does it Mean for Families? (PPT) 

Author: Gloria Warren, Spring Arbor University, Dearborn, Michigan
Overview: A synopsis of how macro forces impact on the well-being of families and the various ways in which families adapt and demonstrate resilience during times of great economic, social, and cultural change.
Recommended grade level: undergraduate

The History of Bulgarian-United States Relations (PDF) 

Author: Laurene Wu McClain, City College of San Francisco, CA
Overview: Intended for an introductory course on Twentieth Century United States history, to educate students in Bulgarin foreign policy towards the United States and enhance understanding of America's policy towards the Balkan countries, particularly Bulgaria.
Recommended grade level: undergraduate

Clay Bird Whistle (PDF) 

Author: Ron Clark, El Paso Community College, El Paso, TX
Overview: A multidisciplinary assignment in ceramics.
Recommended grade level: undergraduate

Bulgaria: Hidden Jewel of Europe (PPT) 

Author: Linda Fujikawa, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
Overview: Powerpoint presentation offering views of Bulgarian landmarks, both historical and modern.
Recommended grade level: undergraduate

Preservation of Soul and Spirit: The Role of Bulgarian Monasteries in the Preservation of Culture (PDF) 

Author: Louisa Bradford, Birchwood High School, South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice, Columbia, S.C.
Overview: The context for this curriculum unit could be in conjunction with such topics as medieval life in World History, Comparative Religion, or European studies in Global Studies. In World Geography this unit could be used as a supplement to European studies; a stand-alone unit on the role of geography in creating sacred spaces, or perhaps an introduction to the connections between geography and culture.
Recommended grade level: undergraduate

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