ITAL 522 (01) - Modern and Contemporary Italian Culture

Modern Italian Culture

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Italian
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 57037
This course explores the culture and society of modern and contemporary Italy through major works of fiction and non-fiction. In examining the emergence of the new nation-state, the course poses such questions as: What does "We have made Italy; now we need to make the Italians" mean? What is Fascism? What is "la dolce vita?" How have climate change and the refugee crisis changed Italy and Italians? The unification of Italy, colonialism, Fascism, Made in Italy, La Dolce Vita, domestic terrorism, North vs South are some of the topics examined. No prerequisites and all work is in English.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery), Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Piero Garofalo

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm MURK G02