Modern Italy

ITAL 1390 S01 [CRN: 25058]

A look at the dramatic events that transformed Italy over the past two centuries and the ways that this history has been represented in film. For the nineteenth century, the focus is on the violent birth of the modern Italian nation-state. For the twentieth century, the course focuses on the drama of Benito Mussolini and the birth, life, and death of Italian Fascism. In addition to examining the transformation of Italian history, the course investigates the many issues involved in turning a book of history into a commercial film.
Term
Spring 2018
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
999
Primary Instructor
Meetings
10:30 - 11:50 Tue, Thu - from Jan 24, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Exam Group Code
09