ITA 360 Modern Italian Culture (3 credits)
The purpose of this course is to study some of the principal characteristics of contemporary Italian culture. The course explores such topics as regionalism, the formation of a national language, the question of national identity, terrorism, the separatist movements, gender relations, feminism, and popular culture. It studies Italian cultural trends in Italy today, outlines their history over the last one hundred years, and explores the future of Italian culture and society. Conducted in Italian.
Prerequisite ITA 301-302 or permission of the instructor. Satisfies the GER/GEP Art/Literature requirement.