Won't a Slavic Degree Give Me All the Cultural Literacy I Need?
While cultural literacies are obviously well covered by academic departments as a matter of course, it is not always clear, of all the knowledge out there, which knowledge the field deems most essential — i.e. what skills & knowledge should be common to all members of the field. One of the key things this section strives to acomplish is to give students the tools and strategies needed to help them better understand the [changing] boundaries of this corpus of core knowledge.
This section also attempts to give students some tools and strategies for more easily determining the cultural context of events or texts (the chronologies area), and brings together links and resources on linguistic proficiencies.