ITAL 306

Italian Culture (in English)

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

An introduction to artistic, intellectual, social and political trends in Italy from Medieval times to Italy in the new Europe of the 21st century, using the cultural history of three cities in particular to illustrate them: Florence, Venice and Rome. Specific reference will be made to Medieval and Renaissance Italy as a centre of culture in Europe, the Risorgimento, the Fascist regime and the Italian miracle of the post-war period.


  • Minimum second-year standing.

Undergraduate course in Italian offered by the Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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