Faculty of Arts
|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Organisational Unit||Italian Studies|
|Monash Passport category||International Short Field Experience (Explore Program)|
|Offered||Prato Term 3 2013 (Day)|
|Coordinator(s)||Dr Susanna Scarparo|
This is an international study program that requires an application to be enrolled - see the Arts Prato page for further information http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/prato/
This unit introduces students to post-war Italian cinema and its cultural contexts and gives an opportunity to view and discuss films by Scola, Rossellini, Visconti, Benigni, and others. The unit familiarises students with a variety of critical approaches and allows them to analyse the films as representatives of specific cinematographic genres and styles, and as reflections on and interpretations of post-war Italian culture. The unit covers issues such as wartime resistance; fascism; migration within, from and to Italy amongst others.
On successful completion of this subject students will be able to:
Additional objectives for third year students will be
Research essay (2500 words): 50%
Student-led seminar: 20%
One x 1-1/2 hours in class test: 30%
10 x 2-hour seminars in Prato over 2 weeks and 1 x 2-hours seminar pre departure.