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Major Concentration Italian Studies (36 credits)

Offered by: Languages, Literatures and Cultures     Degree: Bachelor of Arts and Science

Program Requirements

All students wishing to register for the Major Concentration Italian Studies are strongly urged to meet with a departmental adviser.

Complementary Courses (36 credits)

36 credits selected from the three Italian course lists as follows:

0-12 credits from Group A – Basic Language Courses

- Students with no knowledge of the Italian language must take 12 credits in language.
- Students with some knowledge of the language may take 6 credits only selected from ITAL 210D1/ITAL 210D2, ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2, or ITAL 216.
- Students with competency in the language may substitute courses from Groups B and C for Group A - Basic Language courses.

ALL students with some background must consult with the Department for proper placement.

0-9 credits chosen from 200-level courses in Group B - Courses Taught in Italian.

12-36 credits chosen from courses at the 300 level and above, of which at least 3 credits must be at the 400 level or above, in Group B - Courses Taught in Italian.

0-6 credits from Group C - Courses Taught in English.

Group A - Basic Language Courses

  • ITAL 205D1 Italian for Beginners (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Grammar, reading, dictation. Intensive practice in speech patterns and written structures. Conversation and composition. Visual material and selected readings will be used in describing the making of contemporary Italy.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Alejandro Fonseca Acosta, Marco Piana, Serena Convito (Fall)

    • Fall, Winter
    • 3 hours and laboratory
    • Students must register for both ITAL 205D1 and ITAL 205D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ITAL 205D1 and ITAL 205D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ITAL 205D2 Italian for Beginners (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : See ITAL 205D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Marco Piana, Alejandro Fonseca Acosta, Serena Convito (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 205D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ITAL 205D1 and ITAL 205D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ITAL 206 Beginners Italian Intensive (6 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Designed to cover in one term the same material as ITAL 205D1/ITAL 205D2. The Summer term will also be given in Florence, Italy, as part of McGill's Summer Study in Italy program.

    Terms: Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Anna maria Tumino, Alejandro Fonseca Acosta (Winter) Enrica Quaroni, Vanna Marisa Fonsato, Alejandro Fonseca Acosta, Serena Convito (Summer)

    • Fall or Winter
    • 6 hours and 1 hour laboratory
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ITAL 205D1/ITAL 205D2
    • Since this course is being taught abroad, the Victoria Day statutory holiday will not be taken into consideration. Therefore, students are expected to attend their lecture on Monday, May 19, 2014.
  • ITAL 210D1 Elementary Italian (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : The course is intended for students who have never studied Italian but who have had some informal exposure to the language. Grammar, reading, conversation and composition. An outline of Italian civilization, oral presentations and discussions.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Anna maria Tumino (Fall)

    • Fall, Winter
    • 3 hours and laboratory
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ITAL 205D1/ITAL 205D2 or ITAL 206
    • Students must register for both ITAL 210D1 and ITAL 210D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ITAL 210D1 and ITAL 210D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ITAL 210D2 Elementary Italian (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : See ITAL 210D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Anna maria Tumino, Serena Convito (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 210D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ITAL 210D1 and ITAL 210D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ITAL 215D1 Intermediate Italian (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Direct continuation of ITAL 205D1/ITAL 205D2. Grammar, literary readings, conversation. Grammar exercises and composition. Reading of selected literary works, oral presentations and group discussion.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Enrica Quaroni (Fall)

    • Fall, Winter
    • Students must register for both ITAL 215D1 and ITAL 215D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ITAL 215D1 and ITAL 215D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ITAL 215D2 Intermediate Italian (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : See ITAL 215D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Enrica Quaroni (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ITAL 215D1 and ITAL 215D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ITAL 216 Intermediate Italian Intensive (6 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Course designed to cover in one term the same material as ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2. Direct continuation of ITAL 206. The Summer term will be given in Florence, Italy, as part of McGill's Summer Study in Italy program.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Anna maria Tumino (Fall) Enrica Quaroni, Vanna Marisa Fonsato (Summer)

    • Fall or Winter
    • 6 hours
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 205D1/ITAL 205D2 or ITAL 206 or permission of the Department
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ITAL 210
    • Since this course is being taught abroad, the Victoria Day statutory holiday will not be taken into consideration. Therefore, students are expected to attend their lecture on Monday, May 19, 2014.

Group B - Courses Taught in Italian

* Note: Only one of ITAL 250 or ITAL 255 can count toward the program.

  • ITAL 250 Italian Literary Composition (3 credits) *

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Analysis and discussion of selected 19th and 20th century literary texts with a view to improving language and composition skills. Review of major grammatical difficulties.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Anna maria Tumino (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours seminar
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2, ITAL 216, or equivalent
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ITAL 300.
  • ITAL 255 Advanced Reading and Composition (6 credits) *

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Course is given in Florence, Italy, as part of McGill's Summer Study in Italy program. The understanding of grammatical structures through a variety of exercises; paraphrasing, translating, composition and discussion. Particular emphasis will be placed on syntax through the study of contemporary texts.

    Terms: Summer 2014

    Instructors: Enrica Quaroni, Vanna Marisa Fonsato (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2, ITAL 216, or equivalent
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ITAL 306.
    • Since this course is being taught abroad, the Victoria Day statutory holiday will not be taken into consideration. Therefore, students are expected to attend their lecture on Monday, May 19, 2014.
  • ITAL 260 Reading Italian Literature (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A selection of poetic, narrative and theatrical texts from different historical periods, providing students with advanced tools in textual analysis and close reading of Italian literary texts.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Alessandro Giardino (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite(s): ITAL 215 or ITAL 216 or permission of the instructor.
  • ITAL 270 Manzoni: Novel and Nationhood (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : An analysis of the historical novel "I promessi sposi", by Alessandro Manzoni: its political, social and intellectual role in the evolution of Italy towards nationhood (Risorgimento).

    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.

    • Fall
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2, ITAL 216, or equivalent
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ITAL 320.
  • ITAL 281 Masterpieces of Italian Literature 2 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A survey of Italian literature from Renaissance to the 20th century. Interdisciplinary approach.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2, ITAL 216, or equivalent
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ITAL 326.
  • ITAL 290 Commedia Dell'Arte (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Playhouses, actors, stage techniques, masks and scenarios of the "Commedia dell'Arte".

    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.

    • Fall
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2, ITAL 216, or equivalent
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 1TAL 330.
  • ITAL 295 Contemporary Italy (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A cultural studies approach to contemporary Italian society. Focus on distinctive traits of Italian popular culture through literature, film, television and other media.

    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.

    • Fall
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/D2 or 216 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ITAL 328.
  • ITAL 307 Topics in Italian Culture (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Course is given in Florence, Italy, as part of McGill's Summer Study in Italy program. Selected topics in Italian culture (topics may vary and may concentrate on one or more of the following areas: geography, history, music, art history, political science and/or literature).

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Eugenio Bolongaro (Fall) Eugenio Bolongaro (Summer)

    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2 or ITAL 216, or equivalent
    • Since this course is being taught abroad, the Victoria Day statutory holiday will not be taken into consideration. Therefore, students are expected to attend their lecture on Monday, May 19, 2014.
  • ITAL 310 The Invention of Italian Literature (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : The course presents Italian's major texts and authors over the ages, by critically exploring how the invention of Italian literature impacts the formation of a national identity.

    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.

    • Fall
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite(s): ITAL250 or above, from amongst courses taught in Italian or permission of Department.
    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken ITAL 280.
  • ITAL 341 The Art of Essay Writing (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Word formation in the Italian language. Syntactic and stylistic aspects of texts by Italian essayists.

    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.

    • Fall
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisites: ITAL 300 or permission of the Department
  • ITAL 356 Medieval Discourses on Love (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Medieval ideas, attitudes and behaviour surrounding love as represented in literature: readings will include excerpts from early Italian love lyrics, Dante's Vita Nuova, Petrarch's Canzoniere, Boccaccio's Decameron.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2, ITAL 216, or equivalent
  • ITAL 360 Contemporary Italian Prose (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A study of Italian fiction, docu-fiction and non-fiction published since 1990, examined in the context of the debates on post-modernism.

    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.

    • Fall
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 210D1/D2, ITAL 215D1/D2, ITAL 216, or permission of instructor
  • ITAL 362 Literature and Society 1945-1989 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A study of Italian prose fiction and non-fiction in the context of some of the events and issues that marked these years: the aftermath of Fascism, the economic boom, terrorism, the Mafia, the North-South question.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisites: ITAL 215D1/D2, ITAL 216 or equivalent
  • ITAL 368 Literature of the Renaissance (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Reading and discussion of selected literary texts (Poliziano, Lorenzo, Alberti, Sannazzaro, Castiglione among others) will provide an opportunity to become familiar with the social and political conditions of literary production, the ideas and debates about language and literature, and the literary genres which emerged during the Renaissance.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2, ITAL 216, or equivalent
  • ITAL 380 Neorealism: Roots and Development (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Focus on pivotal narrative and cinematic works that illustrate the evolution of Italian realism from the late 19th century naturalism to post-WWII neorealism.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2
  • ITAL 400 Italian Regional Identities (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : The course explores tensions between national and regional narratives in Italy's literature, culture, language, and society.

    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.

    • Fall
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite(s): ITAL250 or above, from amongst courses taught in Italian or permission of Department.
    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken ITAL 327.
  • ITAL 410 Italian Modernism (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A study of representative works of major Italian authors from the fin-de-siècle to WWII.

    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.

    • Fall
    • Given in Italian
  • ITAL 411 Pirandello (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Selected readings from Pirandello's essays, short stories, novels and plays in the light of his ideological rejection of the literature and society of his time.

    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.

    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2, ITAL 216, or equivalent
  • ITAL 420 Leopardi and Italian Romanticism (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : The major early 19th century poets in the context of Italian and European Romanticism.

    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.

    • Fall
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/D2, ITAL 216, or equivalent
  • ITAL 435 Petrarch and His Legacy (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A thorough reading of Petrarch's Canzoniere, letters and excerpts from his treatises, followed by a survey of their literary, philosophical and political legacies.

    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.

    • Fall
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite(s): ITAL250 or above, from amongst courses taught in Italian or permission of Department.
  • ITAL 436 Tasso's "Gerusalemme Liberata" (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A study of Tasso's poem in the context of the Counter Reformation.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2
  • ITAL 542 History of Italian Language (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A historical survey of the intense debate on the problem of literary language in Italy, from Dante to the present time, as caused by the variance between spoken and literary languages; followed by an in-depth examination of the theoretical and literary texts of one particular period.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite for Undergraduate students: permission of the Department
  • ITAL 551 Boccaccio and the Italian Novella (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A study of Boccaccio's "Decameron" and of Italian narrative prose up to the 16th century.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisites for Undergraduate students: ITAL 215D1/ITAL 215D2, ITAL 216, or equivalent
  • ITAL 560 Topics in 19th & 20th Century Literature (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Exploration of individual authors, genres, and literary or cultural movements that have marked Italian culture in the 19th and 20th century.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Lucienne Kroha (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite for Undergraduate students: permission of the Department
  • ITAL 563 13th-16th Century Literature (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Topics in the literature of the 13th to the 16th centuries.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Matteo Soranzo (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Given in Italian
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): permission of the Department

Group C - Courses Taught in English

Revision, May 2013. Start of revision.
  • ITAL 199 FYS: Italy's Literature in Context (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : The purpose of this seminar is to re-visit, problematically, the commonsense notion that literature "reflects" reality (or society). Classics of twentieth-century Italian writing shall be analyzed as the response of that nation's literary imagination to the contradictions of its turbulent political and social history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Lucienne Kroha (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Given in English
    • Restriction: Open only to newly admitted students in U0 or U1, who may take only one FYS. Students who register for more than one will be obliged to withdraw from all but one of them.
    • Maximum 25
  • ITAL 355 Dante and the Middle Ages (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : An introduction to the work of Dante Alighieri, a pillar of medieval European literature. The times in which he lived, the institutions and cultural shifts of that era, the influence exercised by Dante's work, as well as how it has been perceived in our time.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Matteo Soranzo (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Given in English
  • ITAL 361 Italian Prose after 1945 (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Major prose works of Italian literature as they reflect the reactions of writers to the social, cultural and political dilemmas facing Italian society in the second half of the 20th century.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Given in English
  • ITAL 363 Gender, Literature and Society (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Questions of gender identity and literary representation as they emerge from women's texts or from comparisons of women's and men's texts, in relation to specific social and historical conditions. May focus on any time period in Italian history, from medieval to contemporary.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Given in English
    • Course for the Women's Studies Concentrations
  • ITAL 365 The Italian Renaissance (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A presentation of the main ideas and literary masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance (13th-17thC), in the context of Italy's social, political, religious and cultural climate. Reading and discussion of selected literary texts and visual material.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Given in English
  • ITAL 375 Cinema and Society in Modern Italy (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : A survey of the most important trends in post-war Italian cinema seen in the context of the rapidly and dramatically evolving society of modern Italy.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Eugenio Bolongaro (Winter)

    • Fall
    • Given in English
  • ITAL 385 Italian Futurist Movement (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Futurism is essentially a multidisciplinary movement. Using textual and visual material, its various manifestations - in literature, "paraliterature", painting, photography, theatre, film, sculpture, architecture, music, dance and performance - will be examined from a double perspective: the futurist theory/practice relationships on the one hand and, on the other, the multiple links between Italian futurism, the "historical" avant-garde outside Italy and the neo-avant garde movements of the 60s and 70s.

    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.

    • Given in English
  • ITAL 395 Interdisciplinary Seminar (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Interdisciplinary seminar on Italian studies. Topic varies by year.

    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.

    • Winter
  • ITAL 416 The Twentieth Century (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Topics in twentieth-century Italian literary and cultural history. The focus may be on a movement, a theme, a genre, a specific writer, or a specific period.

    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.

    • Given in English.
  • ITAL 464 Machiavelli (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Machiavelli, the political thinker and man of letters. A portrait of Machiavelli as political strategist, playwright and observer of his times. Reading of The Prince as well as selected plays, letters and other writings.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Matteo Soranzo (Winter)

    • Fall
    • Given in English
  • ITAL 477 Italian Cinema and Video (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Italian (Arts) : Different Italian film maker or videomaker every year, presenting a selection of his/her significant works. Discussions will include script analysis, interviews, articles and books by the director in focus, in addition to theoretical and critical statements by scholars. Established and new directors will be considered alternately.

    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.

    • Winter
    • Given in English
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ITAL 377
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