Contemporary Italian Culture|
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.
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|Course Format: Lecture/Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ITST)(RMST)
Chohra, VOLEVO DIVENTARE BIANCA
Muccino, L'ULTIMO BACIO, COME TE NESSUNO MAI
Tabucchi, LA TESTA PERDUTA DI DAMASCENO MONTEIRO
Tondelli, CAMERE SEPARATE
Vassalli, ARCHEOLOGIA DEL PRESENTE
|Examination and Assignments: |
Brief written daily assignment, two short papers, oral final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Italian 221 or at least one semester on the ECCO in Bologna program. Please refer any questions concerning eligibility to the professor.
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