French and Italian | Contemporary Italian Culture
M463 | 2702 | Ciccarelli

In this course we will analyze various aspects of contemporary Italian
culture, focusing especially upon the recent literary production and
film industry. The course will be structured according to themes, and
will touch upon topics such as migration and exile, gender studies,
regionalism and political history. Students will be required to read a
few novels, view and study a few films and various material introduced
during the course. Class presentations, one final take home exam and a
midterm exam are required. The course will be in Italian.