ITA358/359Y0 Modern Italian Culture

Analysis of selected philosophical, artistic, musical and literary works that range from the end of the Renaissance to the present. The main topics of discussion include the Baroque, romanticism, Italian Unification, Theatre, Opera, Futurism, Fascism, Neorealism, Regionalism and Industrial growth. Field trips and screening of films are included. The course is taught in English and is open to students from other disciplines. Students who wish to obtain credit in ITA359Y0 (instead of ITA358Y0) will be required to do course
readings in Italian.

Prerequisites: none
Exclusion: ITA245Y1/ITA247H1/ITA248Y1
ITA358Y0 – Course Outline 2017

Field trips: This course includes visits to Montalcino, Pienza, Volterra, Monteriggioni and an overnight trip to Tivoli/Rome. The cost of these trips is CAD$600, paid to UofT for return bus transportation to all sites, overnight hotel accommodation in Tivoli, and all entrance fees and guides and dinner in Monteriggioni.

Instructor: An experienced and award winning instructor, Bruno Magliocchetti is a veteran of the Siena experience and a former director of the Siena Summer Program. He is a published author and an expert teacher. He has taught and coordinated language and culture courses for many years in the Department of Italian Studies.

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