ITALIAN 311 - Making Difference in Italy
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Italian (ITALIAN)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Other Course Info:
Taught in English. A knowledge of Italian is not required.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course investigates some of the ways in which people in Italy have constructed distinctions among themselves based on perceived differences of culture, language, and appearance. It shows that the desire to reinforce identities by means of ethnic ideology has a long history in the Italian penisula, and that such identities have generally served specific political and social interests in the communities which generated them. From the ancient Etruscans to the modern Lombard League (now Lega Nord), the course shows Italy to have been a cockpit for the development of (mutable, negotiable) ideas of ethnicity in Europe.

ITALIAN 311 - Making Difference in Italy
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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