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Italian cinema course - Images of and from Italian Women

Italian Studies Courses in Italy - Study in Italy

This course examines the many facets of and from Italian women beginning at the Resorgimento up to the present. Through literature and cinema the historical roles of Italian women and the changing position of present day women are explored. Readings are in translation (English) and films will be viewed with English subtitles for the course taught in English. Readings are in Italian and films are shown with Italian subtitles for the course taught in Italian.

 

 

Course code
LI 433 Italian Cinema: Images of and from Italian Women (taught in English)
LI 434 Cinema d'Italia: Immagini di e da donne italiane (taught in Italian)

Course availble during
January Winter Break Study in Sicily, Italy Intersession Programs
Summer Term Study in Sicily, Italy Programs 
Semester (Spring, Summer and Fall) Programs
Students can enroll in this course or combine this course with a language or other culture courses in a longer study program.

Course Description:

This course examines the many facets of and from Italian women beginning in the Middle Ages until the present. Through literature and cinema the historical roles of Italian women and the changing roles of present day Italian women are explored. Readings are in translation (English) and films will be viewed with English subtitles. The course traces the evolution of women through roles as mother, as liberator, as crazy, as beauty, as feminist. Comparisons of feminist movements in other cultures will also be explored. Students will be required to prepare a class presentation and complete a final exam.

 

This course has been awarded the Patronage of Taormina Film Festival. Listen to the video-interview to Ninni Panzera, General Secretary of Taormina Film Fest

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Syllabi for programs are available for faculty members to review prior to approval of academic credits for study abroad in Sicily courses.
Students may directly transfer credits into their home university or earn US university credits through Auburn University.

 

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For more specific details on study abroad programs, please contact:

Donnamarie Kelly Pignone

Donnamarie
Kelly Pignone

U.S. Academic Advisor

tel/fax: (+1) 603-894-5552
Cell (+1) 978-828-3228

studyabroad@studiareitaliano.com

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