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Master of Arts (M.A.); Italian (Non-Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Italian Studies     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

Research Project (18 credits)

  • ITAL 690 Research Paper 1 (9 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : For students in non-thesis option only.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • ITAL 691 Research Paper 2 (9 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : For students in non-thesis option only.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • ITAL 602 The Literary Tradition (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : The course highlights the importance of tradition in literature and focuses on different aspects of Italian literary history.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Eugenio Bolongaro (Winter)

  • ITAL 610 Bibliography of Italian Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Tools for literary research: encyclopedias, dictionaries, bibliographies, journals, Internet sites, library catalogues. Tools for linguistic research: historical, specialized, Italian-dialect, etymological vocabularies. History of the book: manuscript, early printing, catalogues of incunabula and of early books.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • ITAL 619 Topics in Literary Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : An introduction to some of the main subjects and authors of modern literary theory. Topics may include reception theory, deconstruction, postmodernism, cultural studies, formalism and structuralism, semiotics, gender studies, psychoanalysis, Marxism, translation and subjectivity.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • ITAL 680 Research Seminar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Presentation and discussion of research work.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

15 additional course credits, chosen in consultation with an adviser from among the graduate courses offered by the Department. The courses should cover at least three distinct chronological periods in Italian literature.

A maximum of 6 credits of graduate courses may be taken outside the Italian Studies Department, upon the advice of the Supervisor and with the permission of the Graduate Studies Director.
In exceptional cases, when program requirements cannot be fulfilled otherwise, students may take ITAL 606 Individual Reading Course 1 and ITAL 607 Individual Reading Course 2 offered as tutorials.

Typically, the first year of the program will consist of: Literary Theory course, ITAL 610, three complementary courses, and ITAL 690. The second year will include ITAL 602, ITAL 680, two complementary courses, and ITAL 691.

Faculty of Arts—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 21, 2013) (disclaimer)