Spring Italian Courses

Spring 2020 Italian courses

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FRIT-M501
4:00P-6:00P T

This course will present a full reading of Dante’s Commedia with attention to the current status of the field of Dante Studies as it is practiced both in Italian and Anglo-American spheres.  Particular attention will be given to Dante’s identity as a lyric poet from first to last, beginning with a reading of his youthful poetry and considering how these strands of lyric identity find their expression in the Commedia.

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FRIT-M505
4:00P-6:00P W

In this course we will examine the point of view of the artist as well as that of the reader/ viewer throughout Italian culture. We will focus mainly on poetry, but we will analyze, as a counterpoint, narrative, cinema and visual arts as well.

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FRIT-M573
11:15A-1:15P R

In this course we will explore foreign language teaching and learning from a variety of theoretical and practical perspectives that inform our daily decisions about effective methodologies for fostering second language acquisition. Students will read and discuss a variety of materials pertaining to all L2 skill areas and cultural proficiency. 

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