Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Jun 02, 2023  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ITAL 2203 - Languages/Literatures/Identities

(LA-AS, ALC-AS) Satisfies Option 1.      
Fall. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: ITAL 2201  or equivalent. Conducted in Italian.

I. Eibenstein-Alvisi.

This course aims to introduce students to Italian literature mainly through readings in prose and poetry from the 20th and 21st century. The course includes significant practice in grammar, vocabulary building, and composition. Course Topic: Living Together in a multicultural society. Our principal reading will be Scontro di civiltà per un ascensore a piazza Vittorio, a 2006 award-winning novel by Algerian-Italian writer Amara Lakhous who came to Italy in 1995 as a political refugee; with this novel, he invites Italian readers to examine their 21st-century reality through the eyes of the immigrant.

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