HIST 38195 Modern Italian History and Culture

Course Name: HIST 38195 Modern Italian History and Culture

Description: This course provides students an interactive introduction to Italian culture. Its goal is to develop a better understanding of Italy and its culture, with emphasis on the history and culture of Florence. A survey on the main topics of Italian culture is offered through multiple approaches and a variety of issues and learning devices. Students will experience various expressions of Italian culture including science, art, architecture, history, music and opera, theater, literature and poetry, sculpture, cinema, philosophy, and politics. Films, readings, cultural events, and visits to historic sites will help illuminate the central traits of Italian civilization.

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: None

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