Italian (ITAL)Arts and Sciences

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ITAL 1113

The Jewish community of Rome is the oldest one in all of Europe, dating back to 200 B. C., and the authors of some of the most important twentieth century works of Italian literature are Jewish.  In this ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

ITAL 1202

This is an introductory level course desiged for students who have no previous knowledge of Italian.  In this course, students develop all four language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8549ITAL 1202  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: ITAL 1201 or equivalent. Students who have previously taken ITAL 1220 cannot take this course.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8550ITAL 1202  LEC 002

  • Prerequisites: ITAL 1201 or equivalent. Students who have previously taken ITAL 1220 cannot take this course.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

ITAL 1212

The aim of this course is to help students familiarize themselves with one of the most important, and world-renowned aspects of Italian culture, or rather "La Cucina Italiana". This course will combine ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  8556ITAL 1212  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: ITAL 1201 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. This course will give enrollment precedence to students concurrently enrolled in ITAL 1202.

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  8894ITAL 1212  SEM 102

  • Prerequisites: ITAL 1201 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. This course will give enrollment precedence to students concurrently enrolled in ITAL 1202.

ITAL 1401

An intensive elementary Italian language course. This 6-credit course covers material presented in ITAL 1201 and ITAL 1202 in just one semester. It's offered to students who cannot study Italian in the ... view course details

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  • 6 Credits Graded

ITAL 2202

An intermediate-level course that aims to further develop intercultural, reading, listening, speaking, and writing abilities in ITAL 2201. Students will be guided in perfecting their communication skills, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8558ITAL 2202  SEM 101

  • Prerequisite: ITAL 2201 or permission of instructor. Students who have taken ITAL 2190 may not take this course for credit.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

ITAL 2204

This seminar introduces students to select masterworks of Italian postwar cinematography and familiarizes students with the vocabulary and the structures needed to analyze films and critique them.  We ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7978ITAL 2204  SEM 101

  • Prerequisites: ITAL 2201 or permission of instructor.

ITAL 3010

From Al Capone to Tony Soprano, the mafia has been the subject of numerous films over the course of 70 years, so many in fact that one might well speak of a "mafia obsession" in American popular culture. ... view course details

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    Combined with: PMA 3410

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

ITAL 3050

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  • Topic: Baroque Music

  • 18626ITAL 3050  SEM 101

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    • Andreoni, G

  • Students must be concurrently enrolled in MUSIC 7203

ITAL 3890

In this seminar, we will read Alberto Moravia's Agostino (194), Italo Calvino's Il sentiero dei nidi di ragno (1947), and Natalia Ginzburg's Caro Michele (1973).  These three short novels, all by prominent ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16454ITAL 3890  SEM 101

  • Prerequisite: ITAL 2201 or permission of instructor. Students who have taken ITAL 3890 previously are permitted to retake the course for credit, provided that the readings are different.

ITAL 4200

Guided independent study of special topics. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6086ITAL 4200  IND 601

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    • Campbell, T

  • Permission of instructor required.

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6902ITAL 4200  IND 602

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    • Migiel, M

  • Permission of instructor required.

ITAL 4300

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6087ITAL 4300  RSC 701

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    • Howie, C

  • Year-long course. R grade given at end of the fall semester and final letter grade at end of the spring semester. Open to juniors and seniors. Consult director of honors program for more information.

ITAL 4820

In 2011, the sesquicentennial anniversary of Italian unification registered a significant change in both national consciousness and history writing.  Italy no longer appeared as "providentially" inscribed ... view course details

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    Combined with: ITAL 6820

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

ITAL 6400

Guided independent study for graduate students. view course details

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6088ITAL 6400  IND 601

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    • Campbell, T

  • Permission of instructor required.

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  • 0-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Renaissance Women

  •  7423ITAL 6400  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Migiel, M

  • Permission of instructor required.

ITAL 6820

In 2011, the sesquicentennial anniversary of Italian unification registered a significant change in both national consciousness and history writing.  Italy no longer appeared as "providentially" inscribed ... view course details

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    Combined with: ITAL 4820

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt