Italian Studies

University of California, Berkeley

About the Program

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Italian Studies at Berkeley is an interdisciplinary enterprise. You will find courses in Italian language, literature, history, cultural studies, film, and folklore offered by the department, both in Italian and in English. You will also discover that courses with significant Italian content are often taught in other departments and programs, including history of art, music, comparative literature, film studies, anthropology, political science, history, and Medieval studies which may be applied to major or minor requirements by advance consultation with the undergraduate adviser.

Declaring the Major

Students who are considering a major in Italian Studies should contact the undergraduate student services adviser as early as possible in their academic career in order to plan an individualized course of study. The earliest a student can declare the major is following the completion of one year of elementary Italian or the equivalent.

Once students are ready to declare the major, or if they still have some unsettled issues regarding their academic preparation, they should schedule an appointment with the undergraduate student services adviser for creation of a study list plan to help realize their goals to major, double major, or to incorporate courses for major credit from UC study abroad programs in Italy.

Honors Program

To enter the honors program, in addition to having a minimum overall 3.3 grade point average (GPA), majors must have completed at least 20 upper division units in the major with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Candidates must enroll in ITALIAN H195 for one semester in their senior year during which they will carry out research and write an honors thesis under the guidance of a faculty member. Students who meet the GPA requirements must first consult with the undergraduate faculty adviser in order to pursue an honors thesis.

Minor Program

The Department of Italian offers an undergraduate minor in Italian Studies emphasizing Italian language, literature, history, cultural studies, film, and folklore. For information regarding how to declare the minor, please contact the undergraduate student services adviser.

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Major Requirements

In addition to the University, campus, and college requirements, listed on the College Requirements tab, students must fulfill the below requirements specific to their major program.

Students Take Note
New upper division requirements are effective spring 2017: Italian 101, 102 and 105 are now required. These requirements replace former requirements of Italian 101A and 101B plus 103 or 104 for new majors declaring as of spring 2017.

General Guidelines

  1. All courses taken to fulfill the major requirements below must be taken for graded credit, other than courses listed which are offered on a Pass/No Pass basis only. Other exceptions to this requirement are noted as applicable.
  2. No more than one upper division course may be used to simultaneously fulfill requirements for a student's major and minor programs, with the exception of minors offered outside of the College of Letters & Science.
  3. A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 must be maintained in both upper and lower division courses used to fulfill the major requirements.

For information regarding residence requirements and unit requirements, please see the College Requirements tab.

Lower Division Requirements

ITALIAN 1Elementary Italian (or equivalent)5
ITALIAN 2Elementary Italian (or equivalent)5
ITALIAN 3Intermediate Italian (or equivalent)5
ITALIAN 4Intermediate Italian (or equivalent)5

Upper Division Requirements1

ITALIAN 101Advanced Writing Workshop4
ITALIAN 102Italian through the Arts4
ITALIAN 105History of Italian Culture4
In addition, 20 units/five upper division courses selected from offerings in Italian Studies or interdisciplinary offerings in related departments are required to complete upper division requirements. Up to two courses may be taken in English. 2
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Students may apply a maximum of 12 units earned through education abroad programs toward upper division requirements.

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Up to 8 units of coursework with primary readings and discussion in English may be counted toward the total major unit requirement. Such courses may be taken in other departments (e.g. history of art, history, music) with advance permission of the undergraduate adviser.

Minor Requirements

Students who have a strong interest in an area of study outside their major often decide to complete a minor program. These programs have set requirements and are noted officially on the transcript in the memoranda section, but these are not noted on diplomas.

Students Take Note
New upper division requirements are effective spring 2017: Italian 101 and 105 are now required. These requirements replace former requirements of Italian 101A or 101B plus 103 or 104 for new minors declaring as of spring 2017.

General Guidelines

  1. All courses taken to fulfill the minor requirements below must be taken for graded credit.
  2. A minimum of three of the upper division courses taken to fulfill the minor requirements must be completed at UC Berkeley.
  3. A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 is required for courses used to fulfill the minor requirements.
  4. Courses used to fulfill the minor requirements may be applied toward the Seven-Course Breadth requirement, for Letters & Science students.
  5. No more than one upper division course may be used to simultaneously fulfill requirements for a student's major and minor programs.
  6. All minor requirements must be completed prior to the last day of finals during the semester in which you plan to graduate. If you cannot finish all courses required for the minor by that time, please see a College of Letters & Science adviser.
  7. All minor requirements must be completed within the unit ceiling. (For further information regarding the unit ceiling, please see the College Requirements tab.)

Requirements

Lower Division
ITALIAN 1Elementary Italian (or equivalent)5
ITALIAN 2Elementary Italian (or equivalent)5
ITALIAN 3Intermediate Italian (or equivalent)5
ITALIAN 4Intermediate Italian (or equivalent)5
Upper Division
ITALIAN 101Advanced Writing Workshop4
ITALIAN 105History of Italian Culture4
In addition, 12 units/3 courses in Italian literature, cultural studies, or film are required to complete upper divison requirements. 2
1

Students may apply a maximum of 12 units earned through education abroad programs toward upper division requirements.

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Up to 4 units of coursework with primary readings and discussion in English may be counted toward the total major unit requirement. Such courses may be taken in other departments (e.g. history of art, history, music) with advance permission of the undergraduate adviser.

College Requirements

Undergraduate students in the College of Letters & Science must fulfill the following requirements in addition to those required by their major program.

For detailed lists of courses that fulfill college requirements, please review the College of Letters & Sciences page in this Guide.

Entry Level Writing

All students who will enter the University of California as freshmen must demonstrate their command of the English language by fulfilling the Entry Level Writing requirement. Fulfillment of this requirement is also a prerequisite to enrollment in all reading and composition courses at UC Berkeley. 

American History and American Institutions

The American History and Institutions requirements are based on the principle that a US resident graduated from an American university should have an understanding of the history and governmental institutions of the United States.

American Cultures

American Cultures is the one requirement that all undergraduate students at Cal need to take and pass in order to graduate. The requirement offers an exciting intellectual environment centered on the study of race, ethnicity and culture of the United States. AC courses offer students opportunities to be part of research-led, highly accomplished teaching environments, grappling with the complexity of American Culture.

Quantitative Reasoning

The Quantitative Reasoning requirement is designed to ensure that students graduate with basic understanding and competency in math, statistics, or computer science. The requirement may be satisfied by exam or by taking an approved course.

Foreign Language

The Foreign Language requirement may be satisfied by demonstrating proficiency in reading comprehension, writing, and conversation in a foreign language equivalent to the second semester college level, either by passing an exam or by completing approved course work.

Reading and Composition

In order to provide a solid foundation in reading, writing and critical thinking the College requires two semesters of lower division work in composition in sequence. Students must complete a first-level reading and composition course by the end of their second semester and a second-level course by the end of their fourth semester.

Breadth Requirements

The undergraduate breadth requirements provide Berkeley students with a rich and varied educational experience outside of their major program. As the foundation of a liberal arts education, breadth courses give students a view into the intellectual life of the University while introducing them to a multitude of perspectives and approaches to research and scholarship. Engaging students in new disciplines and with peers from other majors, the breadth experience strengthens interdisciplinary connections and context that prepares Berkeley graduates to understand and solve the complex issues of their day.

Unit Requirements

  • 120 total units, including at least 60 L&S units

  • Of the 120 units, 36 must be upper division units

  • Of the 36 upper division units, 6 must be taken in courses offered outside your major department

Residence Requirements

For units to be considered in "residence," you must be registered in courses on the Berkeley campus as a student in the College of Letters & Science. Most students automatically fulfill the residence requirement by attending classes here for four years. In general, there is no need to be concerned about this requirement, unless you go abroad for a semester or year or want to take courses at another institution or through UC Extension during your senior year. In these cases, you should make an appointment to meet an adviser to determine how you can meet the Senior Residence Requirement.

Note: Courses taken through UC Extension do not count toward residence.

Senior Residence Requirement

After you become a senior (with 90 semester units earned toward your BA degree), you must complete at least 24 of the remaining 30 units in residence in at least two semesters. To count as residence, a semester must consist of at least 6 passed units. Intercampus Visitor, EAP, and UC Berkeley-Washington Program (UCDC) units are excluded.

You may use a Berkeley Summer Session to satisfy one semester of the Senior Residence requirement, provided that you successfully complete 6 units of course work in the Summer Session and that you have been enrolled previously in the college.

Modified Senior Residence Requirement

Participants in the UC Education Abroad Program (EAP) or the UC Berkeley Washington Program (UCDC) may meet a Modified Senior Residence requirement by completing 24 (excluding EAP) of their final 60 semester units in residence. At least 12 of these 24 units must be completed after you have completed 90 units.

Upper Division Residence Requirement

You must complete in residence a minimum of 18 units of upper division courses (excluding EAP units), 12 of which must satisfy the requirements for your major.

Student Learning Goals

Learning Goals for the Major

  1. Develop proficiency, approximating to that of an educated native speaker, in speaking, reading, writing, and comprehending Italian.
  2. Be broadly familiar with the historical development of Italian culture from the Middle Ages to the present day.
  3. Acquire detailed familiarity, through intensive and focused study, with a chronologically and generically disparate selection of cultural phenomena connected with Italy and the history of their critical and social reception.
  4. Develop advanced skills in the critical analysis of literary texts and other cultural materials (e.g. films, paintings, musical compositions, historical documents, critical theories, social practices).
  5. Have awareness and experience of a variety of approaches to the study of Italian culture, as practiced in both the humanities and the social sciences and of the ways in which these may intersect to generate interdisciplinary study.
  6. Learn to conduct research (i.e., to gather and evaluate evidence relating to a hypothesis and construct an argument using it).
  7. Learn to assess the validity of evidence-based argumentation conducted by others.
  8. Be aware of, and scrupulously practice, ethics-based protocols of citation etc., in academic research and writing.
  9. Write clearly, accurately, and persuasively in both Italian and English.
  10. Where practically possible, encounter contemporary Italian culture directly through study or travel in Italy. In this respect, study abroad might well constitute a capstone experience.
  11. Develop a sense of the study of Italian culture not merely as an end in itself but as an integral part of a potentially unbounded set of processes and relationships through the exploration of which thinking human beings engage with the world they inhabit.

Courses

Italian Studies

ITALIAN 1 Elementary Italian 5 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Summer 2017 10 Week Session, Spring 2017
Basic grammar for beginners: Part one.

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ITALIAN 1G Reading Italian for Graduate Students 0.0 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Spring 2013
Basic grammar, reading comprehension, and translation.

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ITALIAN 1S Intensive Italian for Spanish Speakers 6 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
An intensive Italian language course designed for native or advanced speakers of Spanish. In one semester, we will cover materials usually taught in two semesters in Elementary Italian 1 and 2. Students who successfully complete the course will be able to enroll in Italian 3 (Intermediate Italian). Regular and continued attendance of both classes is mandatory.

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ITALIAN 2 Elementary Italian 5 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Basic grammar for beginners: Part two.

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ITALIAN 3 Intermediate Italian 5 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Grammar review, reading, and written composition.

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ITALIAN 4 Intermediate Italian 5 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Selected readings in modern Italian prose; a review of the essentials of grammar; written and oral compositions.

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ITALIAN R5A Reading and Composition 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Summer 2016 8 Week Session
Reading and composition course based on works by Italians and foreigners about Italy and its culture and by Italians about their distinctive experiences of other cultures as tourists and emigrants. Works studied will be primarily chosen from among fiction and non fiction narratives, both originally in English and translated into it. R5A satisfies the first half of the Reading and Composition Requirement and R5B satisfies the second
half.
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ITALIAN R5B Reading and Composition 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Summer 2017 8 Week Session, Summer 2017 Second 6 Week Session
Reading and composition course based on works by Italians and foreigners about Italy and its culture and by Italians about their distinctive experiences of other cultures as tourists and emigrants. Works studied will be primarily chosen from among fiction and non fiction narratives, both originally in English and translated into it. R5A satisfies the first half of the Reading and Composition Requirement
and R5B satisfies the second half.
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ITALIAN 11 Italian Conversation I 3 Units

Terms offered: Not yet offered
The aim of this course is to develop and enhance oral communication skills in students who have already learned the basics of Italian grammar in Italian 1 and Italian 2. Through this course students will enrich their listening and speaking skills through the acquisition of new vocabulary, conversational practice, oral reports, discussions, and collaborative projects.

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ITALIAN 12 Advanced Conversational Italian 3 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Summer 2014 8 Week Session
The course is designed to develop and enhance oral communication skills at an advanced level, by means of conversational practice, discussion of readings, student presentation or original material, and use of audio-visual materials and realia.

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ITALIAN N12 Italian Conversation II 3 Units

Terms offered: Not yet offered
This course is designed to develop and enhance oral communication skills at an advance level, by means of conversational practice, discussion of readings, student presentation on original material, and use of audio-visual materials and realia.

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ITALIAN 24 Freshman Seminars 1 Unit

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
The Berkeley Seminar Program has been designed to provide new students with the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member in a small-seminar setting. Berkeley Seminars are offered in all campus departments, and topics vary from department to department and semester to semester.

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ITALIAN 30 Dante (in English) 3 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2015, Summer 2015 Second 6 Week Session
An introduction to Dante's works in the cultural and historical context of the European Middle Ages.

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ITALIAN N30 Dante (in English) 3 Units

Terms offered: Prior to 2007
An introduction to Dante's works in the cultural and historical context of the European Middle Ages.

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ITALIAN 39C Freshman/Sophomore Seminar 1.5 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2009, Spring 2007
Freshman and sophomore seminars offer lower division students the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member and a group of peers in a small-seminar setting. These seminars are offered in all campus departments; topics vary from department to department and from semester to semester.

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ITALIAN 39F Freshman/Sophomore Seminar 1.5 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2012, Fall 2008
Freshman and sophomore seminars offer lower division students the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member and a group of peers in a small-seminar setting. These seminars are offered in all campus departments; topics vary from department to department and from semester to semester.

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ITALIAN 40 Italian Culture (in English) 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Introduction to Italian studies through selected topics and themes integral to the history, literature, and arts of Italy from Dante to Fellini.

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ITALIAN 50 The Italian Renaissance 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013
Interdisciplinary introduction to the Italian Renaissance through selected topics integral to the history, literature, and arts of Italy in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

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ITALIAN C62 Introduction to Italian Renaissance Art 4 Units

Terms offered: Not yet offered

Using a few selected examples drawn from Florence, Rome, Milan, and Venice, this course will introduce most types of art and architecture produced in the Italian Renaissance--including city squares, churches, palaces and libraries, and their painted and sculptural decoration. Special attention will be paid to various approaches used in interpreting works of art.

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ITALIAN 70 Italian Cinema: History, Directors, Genres, Introduction to Italian Cinema 3 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2016, Summer 2015 Second 6 Week Session, Summer 2014 Second 6 Week Session
This course is a brief introduction to the history of Italian cinema. No prior knowledge of Italian cinema or film theory is necessary. We will study major auteurs and genres of Italian cinema in the context of Italian culture and history from 1895 to the present. The course is structured chronologically: we will begin with silent cinema, work our way through the 20th century, and end with contemporary
cinema. All students must attend weekly screenings. Films and film clips will also be shown during lectures.
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ITALIAN N70 Italian Cinema: History, Directors, Genres, Introduction to Italian Cinema 3 Units

Terms offered: Summer 2016 8 Week Session
This course is a brief introduction to the history of Italian cinema. No prior knowledge of Italian cinema or film theory is necessary. We will study major auteurs and genres of Italian cinema in the context of Italian culture and history from 1895 to the present. The course is structured chronologically: we will begin with silent cinema, work our way through the 20th century, and end with contemporary cinema. All students must attend weekly screenings.
Films and film clips will also be shown during lectures.
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ITALIAN 97 Field Studies 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Supervised field programs involving experiences in schools and school-related activities. Weekly participation commitment, regular individual meetings with faculty supervisor and written reports required.

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ITALIAN 98 Directed Group Study 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Group study of selected topics not covered by regularly scheduled courses.

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ITALIAN 101 Advanced Writing Workshop 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017
A writing-intensive course that aims to strengthen writing skills though varied genres, including literary analysis, journalism, and biography, and through multiple revisions. The course is a prerequisite for all upper division courses.

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ITALIAN 101A Advanced Grammar, Reading, and Composition 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
Reading and grammatical analysis of representative texts; advanced written composition.

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ITALIAN 101B Advanced Grammar, Reading, and Composition 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014
Reading and grammatical analysis of representative texts; advanced written composition.

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ITALIAN 102 Italian through the Arts 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2015
This course aims to develop advanced oral and aural skills through discussion, debate, performance, and role-play about the arts in Italy, including cinema, theater, the figurative arts, and music.

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ITALIAN 103 History of Italian Culture 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2016, Fall 2014, Fall 2013
Introduction to the historical development of culture and literature in Italian from the Middle Ages to the present day. Lectures, critical analysis of texts, frequent writing exercises. In Italian.

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ITALIAN 104 Reading Italian Literature 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Spring 2015
Introduction to basic works of Italian literature (fiction, poetry, drama) with an emphasis on techniques of reading.

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ITALIAN 105 History of Italian Culture 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017
Introduction to the historical development of Italian culture from the Middle Ages to the present, with an emphasis on critical analysis of literary and visual texts in relation to the politics and societies of the Italian peninsula, and an ultimate goal of advancing student’s critical and linguistic skills.

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ITALIAN 109 Dante's Commedia (in Italian) 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2014, Fall 2011, Fall 2006
A close introductory reading of Dante's Commedia. Taught in Italian.

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ITALIAN 110 Literature and Culture of the 13th and 14th Centuries 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Spring 2010
Emphasis on the literature and culture of the 13th and 14th centuries. Literature will emphasize the "Stil Novo" and Dante's minor works as well as Boccaccio's and Petrarch's .

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ITALIAN 112 Sixteenth-Century Literature and Culture 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2016, Spring 2015, Spring 2014
Studies in the literature and culture of the High Renaissance and the Late Renaissance.

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ITALIAN 114 Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 1999
Emphasis on the works of Vico, Goldoni, Parini, Alfieri.

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ITALIAN 115 Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2013, Spring 2012, Fall 2009
Studies in the literature and culture of nineteenth-century Italy.

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ITALIAN 117 Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2016, Fall 2014
The main trends in the fiction, poetry, prose and theatre of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

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ITALIAN 120 Topics in Italian Studies 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Three hours of lectures, readings, and discussion per week on major authors, themes, and movements in Italian literature.

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ITALIAN 130A Dante's Inferno (in English) 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2014, Fall 2007
An introduction to Dante's Inferno in the context of his other works. Taught in English.

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ITALIAN 130B Dante's Purgatorio and Paradiso (in English) 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2015, Spring 2008, Spring 2005
A close introductory reading of Dante's Purgatorio and Paradiso. Prior completion of Italian 130A Inferno is recommended. Taught in English.

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ITALIAN 160 Studies in the History, Society, and Politics of the Italian Peninsula 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
The course will study Italian culture from the perspective of social and historical forces, as articulated by a broad variety of cultural, ideological, and institutional discourses.

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ITALIAN 163 Special Topics in Italian Literature 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Fall 2010
The course will study Italian culture from the perspective of literary discourse in its responses to a broad spectrum of cultural, ideological, and institutional forces. Taught in English or Italian.

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ITALIAN 170 The Italian Cinema: History, Genres, Authors 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
An analysis of Italian cinema as seen in the development of specific film genres such as neorealism, comedy, self-reflexive cinema. Occasionally the course will concentrate on a specific director and study his individuality through style, theme, and personal development. This course fulfills film major requirement in one of history, genre, auteur.

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ITALIAN 175 Film and Literature (in English) 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2015, Spring 2014, Spring 2013
The interaction of film style with literary and poetic structure studied through film theories, film novels, and the work of outstanding Italian film directors. Literature shaped by film experience and films dealing with the essence of cinematic form will be analyzed. This course may fulfill the film major requirement in theory.

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ITALIAN H195 Special Studies for Honors Candidates 3 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Limited to senior honors candidates. Directed study relating to the writing of an honors thesis.

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ITALIAN 197 Field Studies 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Supervised field programs involving experiences in schools and school-related activities. Weekly participation commitment, regular individual meetings with faculty supervisor and written reports required.

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ITALIAN 198 Directed Group Study 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Supervised group study of selected topics not covered by regularly scheduled courses.

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ITALIAN 199 Supervised Independent Study and Research for Advanced Undergraduates 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Summer 2017 8 Week Session, Spring 2017
Enrollment restrictions apply; see the Introduction to the Course and Curricula section of this catalog.

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Faculty and Instructors

Faculty

Albert Russell Ascoli, Professor. Italy, national identity, literature and history, Dante, authorship and authority, Ariosto, Machiavelli, Petrarch, Boccaccio, epic and romance, Renaissance, early modern, Middle Ages.
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Steven Botterill, Associate Professor. Italian literature and culture, Dante.
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Mia Fuller, Associate Professor. Anthropology, Italy, fascism, urban design, architecture, Italian colonialism.
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Henrike Lange, Assistant Professor.

Diego Pirillo, Assistant Professor. Renaissance Europe, History of Books and Reading, history of political thought, History of Historiography.
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Barbara Spackman, Professor. Feminist theory, psychoanalysis, culture, fascism, gender studies, comparative literature, Italian studies, narrative, European decadence, travel writing.
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Lecturers

Anna M. Bellezza, Lecturer.

Mara Mauri Jacobsen, Lecturer.

Giuliana Perco, Lecturer.

Emeritus Faculty

Gavriel Moses, Professor Emeritus. Violence, body, comparative literature, Italian studies, film studies, English literatures, philology, film making, Italian cinema history & genres, auteur effects in Antonioni Kieslowski & Rohmer, cultural objects in cinema, novels on film, love.
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Contact Information

Department of Italian Studies

6303 Dwinelle Hall

Phone: 510-642-2704

issa@berkeley.edu

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Department Chair

Barbara Spackman, PhD

6323 Dwinelle Hall

spackman@berkeley.edu

Undergraduate Student Services Adviser

Kathi Brosnan

6303 Dwinelle Hall

Phone: 510-642-4661

issaug@berkeley.edu

Faculty Undergraduate Adviser

Mia Fuller, PhD

6315 Dwinelle Hall

miafull@berkeley.edu

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