Location: Bowdoin / Italian / courses / Fall 2011

Italian

Fall 2011

101. Elementary Italian I
Davida Gavioli M 9:30 - 10:25, W 9:30 - 10:25, F 9:30 - 10:25
Three class hours per week, plus weekly drill sessions and language laboratory assignments. Study of the basic forms, structures, and vocabulary. Emphasis is on listening comprehension and spoken Italian.

101. Elementary Italian I
Davida Gavioli M 10:30 - 11:25, W 10:30 - 11:25, F 10:30 - 11:25
Three class hours per week, plus weekly drill sessions and language laboratory assignments. Study of the basic forms, structures, and vocabulary. Emphasis is on listening comprehension and spoken Italian.

101. Elementary Italian I
Arielle Saiber M 11:30 - 12:25, W 11:30 - 12:25, F 11:30 - 12:25
Three class hours per week, plus weekly drill sessions and language laboratory assignments. Study of the basic forms, structures, and vocabulary. Emphasis is on listening comprehension and spoken Italian.

203. Intermediate Italian I
Anna Rein M 9:30 - 10:25, W 9:30 - 10:25, F 9:30 - 10:25
Three class hours per week and one weekly conversation session with assistant. Aims to increase fluency in both spoken and written Italian. Grammar fundamentals are reviewed. Class conversation and written assignments are based on contemporary texts of literary and social interest.

203. Intermediate Italian I
Anna Rein M 10:30 - 11:25, W 10:30 - 11:25, F 10:30 - 11:25
Three class hours per week and one weekly conversation session with assistant. Aims to increase fluency in both spoken and written Italian. Grammar fundamentals are reviewed. Class conversation and written assignments are based on contemporary texts of literary and social interest.

205. Advanced Italian I
Arielle Saiber M 2:30 - 3:55, W 2:30 - 3:55
Strengthens fluency in reading, writing, and speaking through an introduction to contemporary Italian society and culture. An advanced grammar review is paired with a variety of journalistic and literary texts, visual media, and a novel. Conducted in Italian.

318. From Rimini to Gomorra: Times of Renewal in Contemporary Italian Literature
Davida Gavioli M 1:00 - 2:25, W 1:00 - 2:25
The "new Italian narrative" that began to be spoken about in the ‘80s and then developed over the following decades was not associated with a single writer or movement but with an eclectic and varied production. Examines the emergence of new genres such as noir, pulp, migrant writing, and the new Italian epic and the ethical, aesthetic and social issues that underlie them. Authors studied will include Tondelli, Tabucchi, Camilleri, Saviano, Lucarelli, Campo, Ammaniti.