Units of Study

ITLN3667 - Images of Contemporary Italy

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Giorgia Alu

Description

Students will be introduced to a selection of twentieth-century Italian written and visual 'texts' (in particular films), and to aspects of the political, social and cultural developments which constitute their context. The unit of study will use a combination of lecturing, student presentations and group discussions. Students will be encouraged to develop a thorough critical understanding of the selected texts and a sound knowledge of and sensitivity towards the major social, political and cultural issues which have contributed to the identity of contemporary Italy.

Assessments

2x essays (3500wd) (55%), 1x take home assignment (1000wd) (20%), 1x oral presentation (equivalent to 1500wd) (25%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prerequisites

ITLN1612, ITLN1632, ITLN1102, ITLN1202, ITLN1302, HSC Italian Continuers or Beginners, or equivalent language knowledge

Additional Information

This unit is available as a designated 'Advanced' unit for students who are already enrolled in the BA (Advanced) degree program.

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