Neo-Baroque Culture

FRIT-M825 — Fall 2020

Marco Arnaudo
Days and Times
10:10A - 12:05P, R
Course Description

Covers the concept of "Neo-Baroque" as defined by Calabrese, Ndalianis, and many other contemporary thinkers. Includes examples of Neo-Baroque culture from contemporary literature, film, tv shows, games, interactive fiction, and social media. Includes sociological, aesthetic, and semiotic considerations. The class has a focus on Italian production, but with an ample comparative and interdisciplinary approach. All texts and films are available in English; class discussions will be in English. No knowledge of Italian required.