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ITAL 5570 Immigrant Voices in Contemporary Italy (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

The class will examine the new reality of Italy as a nation with a significant population of immigrants. Focusing on the evolving meaning cultural identity in Italy today, we will read short works by four immigrant Italian writers of Italian: Amara Lakhous, originally from Algeria; Laila Wadia, from India; Gabriella Ghermandi, from Ethiopia; and Igiaba Scego, from Madagascar. The class is also designed to improve the oral and written linguistic competency of all students.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Laurie Shepard

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Conducted in Italian
This course serves as an elective for the Italian major or minor. Satisfies Foreign Language Proficiency core requirement.


Last Updated: 06-Mar-14