Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Italian (ITLN)

ITLN 111  Beginning Italian I  Units: 3.00  

Offers a basic level of Italian understanding, speaking, reading and writing for students with no knowledge of Italian whatsoever.
NOTE Also offered through the Venice Term Abroad Program. Learning Hours may vary.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: 1 way excl ITLN112; 204;205  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 112  Beginning Italian II  Units: 3.00  

The continuation of ITLN 112/3.0. Also for students who have some knowledge of Italian but have not completed 4U Italian or equivalent. For these students an assessment interview with the instructor is required before registration. Contact the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures for details.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: ITLN010  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 204  Italiano Intermedio  Units: 3.00  

A review of the fundamentals of the Italian language, designed to reinforce and develop the student's comprehension, speaking and writing ability.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite A minimum grade of a C in ITLN 112. One-Way Exclusion May not be taken with or after ITLN 205.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 205  Italiano avanzato  Units: 3.00  

Emphasizing the application of morphology and syntax, with written and oral practice. Readings will be discussed from lexical, syntactical and thematic points of view.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P).

Requirements: Prerequisite A minimum grade of a C in ITLN 204.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 310  Italy and the Classical Tradition  Units: 3.00  

The ancient Greek and Roman tradition in literature, art and the politics of Italy from the Middle Ages to the 18th century. Texts and works of art will be studied in the context of the historical, cultural and political settings of Italy.
NOTE Taught in English with LLCU 210/3.0. Students concentrating in Italian submit written assignments, tests and exams in Italian. Normally students will read Italian texts in the original.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: ITLN205  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 326  Literature and Cinema  Units: 3.00  

Addresses the various issues relating to the film adaptation of a literary text. The reading of narrative texts, the viewing of films and critical readings are required.
NOTE Taught in English together with LLCU 226/3.0. Students concentrating in Italian submit written assignments, tests and examinations in Italian. Normally students will read Italian texts in the original.

Requirements: ITLN230  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 331  Survey of Italian Literature I  Units: 3.00  

A survey of Italian literature, through selected texts of representative authors, from the Middle Ages to the eighteenth century.
NOTE Taught in English together with LLCU 233/3.0. Students submit written assignments, tests, and examinations in Italian.

Requirements: Pre ITLN205 and excl  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 332  Survey of Italian Literature II  Units: 3.00  

A survey of Italian literature, through selected texts of representative authors, from the eighteenth century to the present.
NOTE Taught in English together with LLCU 234/3.0. Students submit written assignments, tests, and examinations in Italian.
LEARNING HOURS 120 (36L;84P)

Requirements: Pre ITLN205 and excl  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 357  Pirandello's Theatre  Units: 3.00  

An in-depth study of Pirandello's most important plays, and an analysis of his theoretical essays on theatre. Particular attention will be paid to the following plays: Six Characters in Search of an Author; Each in his Own Way, Henry IV, The Feast of Our Lord of the Ships, Tonight We Improvise and The Mountain Giants. NOTE Taught in English together with LLCU 257/3.0. Written work and exams are in Italian. Readings in translation.

Requirements: Pre ITLN205 and excl  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 408  From Fellini to Benighni  Units: 3.00  

This course will examine social, historic and political realities of the twentieth century through the lens of the unique Italian humorist tradition of film making. The course will focus on films by F.Fellini, L.Comencini, E.Scola, G.Tornatore, G.Salvatores, N.Moretti, R.Benigni and other film makers.
NOTE Taught in English together with LLCU 308/3.0. Students concentrating in Italian submit written assignments, tests, and examination in Italian.

Requirements: excl ITLN308; ITLN408  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 415  Dante  Units: 3.00  

A study of Dante Alighieri¿s life and poetry, especially the Vita Nuova and the Divina Commedia.
NOTE Taught in English together with LLCU 215/3.0. Students concentrating in Italian submit written assignments, tests and examinations in Italian. Normally they will read Italian texts in the original.

Requirements: excl ITLN215; ITLN415  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 432  From the Romantics to D'annunzio  Units: 3.00  

The course will focus on the study of Italian Romanticism and its relation to English, German, Spanish and French Romanticism. The rise of Realism and Decadentism will also be discussed and examined.
NOTE Taught in English together with LLCU 232/3.0. Students concentrating in Italian submit written assignments, tests and examinations in Italian. Normally students will read Italian texts in the original.

Requirements: ITLN230 CO ITLN 300 or 301  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 501  Letteratura italiana: Temi scelti  Units: 3.00  

Seminar course on topics in Italian literature. Course details to be announced on website. 

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 502  Letteratura italiana: Studi indipendenti  Units: 3.00  

Reading courses in specialized themes of Italian literature to meet the needs of advanced students for whom a seminar course is not available.  Course details to be announced on website.

Requirements: Prerequisite Permission of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 594  Independent Study  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 595  Independent Study  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 596  Independent Study  Units: 12.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
ITLN 597  Independent Study  Units: 18.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science