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Contemporary Italian Culture
ITAL 249
Fall 2006 not offered

This course, taught in Italian, investigates the intersection between contemporary writers and society in Italy since 1990. We will explore the literary and cinematic expression of themes including but not limited to the following: immigration and racism, the commodification of culture (especially the "no global" movement), the return of the political Right, the disintegration of the Left, youth culture, war, and science fiction. Featured writers and directors include: Amelio, Ammaniti, Campo, Celati, Mabiala Gangbo, Mazzantini, Martone, Nove, Tabucchi, Tondelli, Vallorani, Vassalli.

Essential Capabilities: Speaking, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ITAL221
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ITST)(RMST)

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