units

ATS3572

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitHistory
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)Carolyn James

Notes

Previously coded HSY3025

Synopsis

As for ATS2572

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Engage in critical discussion about the most important social, cultural and religious changes which occurred in Italy during the period.
  2. Understand the various political systems in Italy in the late fifteenth and early sixteenth century.
  3. Identify different genres of texts circulating in the period.
  4. Engage in critical discussion of texts in relation to the urban context of early modern Italy and to speculate about the relationship between particular political systems and cultural production.
  5. Analyse the processes which underpinned the construction of particular texts.
  6. Suggest ways in which literary texts and works of art can be used as historical evidence.
  7. Formulate and develop an independent research project focused on the critical analysis of a relevant primary text (either in Italian or English translation).

Assessment

Oral presentation: 10%
Participation: 10%
Written work: 50%
In class test: 30%

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

A first year sequence in history (or with permission) or first year Italian

Prohibitions