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ITAL 5524 The Mystery of the Mafia in Fiction and Film (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

The class, a demystification of the Mafia, examines its Sicilian roots, history, and the contest between the Italian state and the Cosa Nostra in the end of the twentieth century. The social context and costs of omertà are explored in several novels and films.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Laurie Shepard

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Italian
Elective for Italian major or minor


Last Updated: 08-Jan-16