Topic: Contemporary Italy
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New Psyc Bldg 235 (36 Eagle Ro
Content: This course provides a survey of Italian society today and help the students
to a better understanding of its diverse manifestations in various cultural
fields: literature, pop culture and cinema. Through a series of authentic
readings and movies, students will examine the current trends of the Italian
family, the features of the young generations, the role of women in Italian
society, the tensions between north and south, religion and Italian fashion
and music. This class is taught entirely in Italian.
Assessment: Quizzes, response papers, presentation and final paper.
Required Textbooks, Articles, and Resources
- La citta e la casa. ISBN: 9788806181499.
- Margherita Dolce vita . ISBN: 880701677X.
- Jack Frusciante e uscito dal gruppo . ISBN: 8884909414.
- La Luna e I falo. ISBN: 0-7190-4383-2.
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