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09/03/2014 - 12/20/2014
Deadlines:
Extended to: 05/01/2014
Credit:
15 - 17 semester / 22.5 - 25.5 quarter hours
Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
Courses:
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*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
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*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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01/14/2015 - 05/09/2015
Deadlines:
11/01/2014
Credit:
15 - 17 semester / 22.5 - 25.5 quarter hours
Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
Courses:
See descriptions below

*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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Deadlines:
11/01/2015
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Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
Courses:
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*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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09/03/2014 - 05/09/2015
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Eligibility:
2.75 Overall GPA
Courses:
See descriptions below

*Please see the detailed information available below for an important note about program dates.

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Program Overview

Program Overview

Spend a semester or year improving your Italian language skills and knowledge of contemporary and historical Italy in one of its most beautiful Renaissance towns. Whether you’re an intermediate- or advanced-level Italian student, our Liberal Arts program in Ferrara offers intensive coursework, homestay options, and cultural activities that will provide you with a challenging and truly immersive international experience.

Study abroad in Ferrara and you’ll:

  • Take part in a highly effective and innovative Italian language program for intermediate- to advanced-level language students
  • Speak Italian every day in a true Italian environment
  • Visit local festivals, art museums, and cathedrals; and join in group dinners
  • Get to know nearby cities such as Mantua, Bologna, Siena, Venice, Verona, and Padua
  • Enroll in university courses and study alongside Italians if you have advanced language skills
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Scholarships & Grants

Scholarships & Grants

We want as many students as possible to benefit from studying abroad. That’s why CIEE awards more than $3 million every year – more than any other international educational organization – to make study abroad affordable.

Applicants to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Bailey Minority Serving Institution Grants
  • Bailey Minority Serving Institution Grants

    For minority students from minority-serving institutions who demonstrate financial need based on estimated family contribution (EFC)

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence

    For students with a GPA or 3.8 or higher who excel in academic pursuits devoted to socially important areas of study

  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants

    For students who demonstrate financial need, CIEE provides direct support for travel.

    Awards: Up to $1,500 per student

  • Michael Stohl Research Scholarship
  • Michael Stohl Research Scholarship

    The Michael Stohl Research Scholarship is awarded to students studying for a semester or year who are self-identified as a 1st generation college student, demonstrate financial need, are a non-traditionally aged student, have a non-traditional background, and/or are planning to conduct research as part of the study abroad program. Preference is given to students from public higher education institutions. Awards range from $1000-$5000, depending on duration of study and financial need, and are applied toward the awardee's CIEE program fee.

  • Language Intensive-Focus Track (LIFT) Merit Scholarships
  • Language Intensive-Focus Track (LIFT) Merit Scholarships

    For students who want to pursue an intensive language program for one academic year in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Cuba, Dominican Republic, France, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Peru, Russia, Senegal, Spain, or Taiwan

To be considered, simply check the “Scholarships and Grants” box on your program application.
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The CIEE Difference

The CIEE Difference

Coursework

With three sections ranging from intermediate to advanced, you’ll find an Italian language course of study that perfectly suits your needs and abilities. You’ll also have access to a host of English-taught electives on a variety of topics from history, art, and cinema to contemporary Italian literature and culinary arts.

Excursions

study abroad in Italy

Our one-day trips include visits to Ravenna (a Byzantine “capital” after Rome’s fall), Mantua (the seat of the Gonzaga family court during the Renaissance), Padua (home to Giotto’s celebrated “Arena Chapel frescos”), Vicenza with (Palladio’s Villa La Rotonda), and Verona (the enchanting city of Romeo and Juliet). During multiday excursions, you’ll travel to Tuscany in the fall and Sicily in the spring. Cultural activities include tours of the medieval and Renaissance sections of Ferrara, visits to local library resources, concerts, operas, festivals, dinners and meetings with local personalities of the art, food, and sports worlds.

Homestay

One of the best ways to immerse yourself in Italian culture is to live with a local family. Through limited homestay options, CIEE offers you the opportunity to drastically improve your language skills, experience authentic Italian culture and custom, and form relationships that endure long after your completion of the program.

Volunteering

So many ways to give back, so little time! You might teach English to the children of immigrant families, or help at a local women’s resource center such as the inspirational Centro Documentazione Donna. We encourage you to dedicate time and enthusiasm to the community of Ferrara.

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

Dates, Deadlines & Fees

We want to make sure you get the most out of your experience when you study abroad with CIEE, which is why we offer the most inclusions in our fees.

The program fee includes:

  • Tuition and housing
  • Pre-departure advising and optional on-site airport meet and greet
  • Full-time program leadership and support
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits
Please note, program dates are subject to change. Please contact your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor before purchasing airfare. Click the button to view more detailed information about dates and fees as well as estimated additional costs. Please talk with your University Study Abroad Advisor about additional fees that may be charged by your home institution when participating in a program abroad.
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Fall 2014 (15 wks)
Extended to: 05/01/2014
09/03/2014
12/20/2014

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

Estimated Additional Costs

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

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Fall 2015
04/01/2015
TBA
TBA
$17,850

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$14,247
Housing ***
$3,190
Insurance
$113

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Includes two meals per day for homestay students. No meals are included in the residence option.

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$2,250
International Airfare **
$1,550
Local Transportation
$175
Books & Supplies
$150
Potential travel to consulate for visa ***
$500
Personal expenses
$2,200

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* for students staying in the residence option; homestay students should budget $950 per semester for meals not included in fees

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

*** while there is not typically a fee for the visa application, students may need to travel to the consulate to apply

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Spring 2015 (16 wks)
11/01/2014
01/14/2015
05/09/2015
$17,850

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$14,247
Housing ***
$3,190
Insurance
$113

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Includes two meals per day for homestay students. No meals are included in the residence option.

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$2,250
International Airfare **
$1,550
Local Transportation
$175
Books & Supplies
$150
Potential travel to consulate for visa ***
$500
Personal expenses
$2,200

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* for students staying in the residence option; homestay students should budget $950 per semester for meals not included in fees

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

*** while there is not typically a fee for the visa application, students may need to travel to the consulate to apply

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Spring 2016
11/01/2015
TBA
TBA

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

Estimated Additional Costs

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

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Academic year 2014-2015 (35 wks)
Extended to: 05/01/2014
09/03/2014
05/09/2015

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

Estimated Additional Costs

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

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Academic year 2015-2016
04/01/2015
TBA
TBA
$33,900

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$27,107
Housing ***
$6,380
Insurance
$113

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $340 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** Includes two meals per day for homestay students. No meals are included in the residence option.

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$4,500
International Airfare **
$1,550
Local Transportation
$350
Books & Supplies
$300
Potential travel to consulate for visa ***
$500
Personal expenses
$4,400

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* for students staying in the residence option; homestay students should budget $950 per semester for meals not included in fees

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

*** while there is not typically a fee for the visa application, students may need to travel to the consulate to apply

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Eligibility
2.75 Overall GPA

Eligibility

  • Overall GPA 2.75
  • 4 semesters of college-level Italian or the equivalent
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Recommended Credit

Recommended Credit

Total recommended credit for the semester is 15–17 semester/22.5–25.5 quarter hours and 30–32 semester/45–48 quarter hours for the academic year.

Course contact hours are 45 and recommended credit for all courses is 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours per course, unless otherwise indicated.

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Program Requirements

Program Requirements

All study abroad students enroll in a required intensive Italian language course at the start of the semester. Following the intensive language course, all students are required to continue their Italian language study at the appropriate level throughout the semester and select three content courses taught in Italian with Italian texts. Students with a very high language level may audit select courses at the University of Ferrara. This can be arranged with the resident director upon arrival in Ferrara.

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About the City

About The City

Surrounded by more than six miles of walls that have stood the test of time for centuries, Ferrara feels like a charming, small fortress. Wide streets, Renaissance palaces, moats, and bastions add to the mystique. The city developed as an intellectual and artistic center around a ford of the River Po, and is still all that – and more. Ferrara is close to Bologna, midway between Venice and Florence, yet relatively unknown to tourists. Ride a bicycle to class just like the locals, and visit Ferrara’s outstanding museums. The city is extremely safe, clean, and accessible with a small-town feel, yet boasts world-class art treasures and exhibits.

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Meet The Staff

Meet The Staff

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Riccardo Rossi

Riccardo Rossi is Ferrara born and has worked with CIEE since the inception of the program. Riccardo is responsible for all administrative aspects of the program. Riccardo also helps students experience Ferrara and assists in coordinating housing, excursions and cultural activities..

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Claudia Solacini

Academic Director

Claudia Solacini received her Ph.D. in the History of Art from University of Bologna. She earned a Master’s degree in Decorative Arts from Ca’ Foscari - University of Venice, and she completed her bachelor’s degree in the Classical Tradition in Western Art at University of Bologna. In 2010, a fellowship at Brown University (Providence, RI) allowed her to complete her Doctoral research abroad.

She worked as Teaching Assistant in Early Modern Art History, as well as Graduate Student Advisor at the Department of Visual Arts at University of Bologna. Through an interdisciplinary approach, her research interests include the development of mythological portraiture in early modern Europe, the Renaissance iconology, and the social meaning of political cartoons in eighteenth century revolutionary France and America.

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Patrizia Turchi

Interim Resident Director

Prior to joining CIEE, Patrizia lived in the United Kingdom for 10 years. She studied Play Therapy and worked with the Special Educational Needs Support Team in the city of Croydon, a home educational service for families and children with special needs. Upon returning to Ferrara, she continued working as a learning support teacher, until 2007, when she started working for CIEE. She is currently pursuing studies in education.

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Where You'll Study

Where You'll Study

The University of Ferrara was founded in 1391. Faculties and departments include history, philosophy, languages and literatures, education, law, and natural sciences, among others. There are approximately 12,000 students enrolled, with a teaching staff of 600. CIEE students have access to the University’s libraries, computers, student canteen, sports facilities, playing fields, tennis courts, and gymnasium.

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Housing & Meals

Housing & Meals

Housing, in apartments or homestays, is included in the study abroad program fee. Homestay, including two meals per day, are located in and outside the city center. Living in a homestay is a great opportunity to experience how Italians live firsthand, but requires a commitment on the part of the student. Families that welcome American students in their home may be interested in U.S. culture and enjoy the opportunity to house foreign students and the possibility of cultural exchange that it offers. Students who choose a homestay must adapt to a different daily schedule and new ways of dealing with day-to-day issues. Homestay opportunities are limited and CIEE cannot guarantee a student’s first choice housing placement.

Students staying in the apartments share a double room and shared bathroom and kitchen facilities with another CIEE student.

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Orientations

Orientations

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You'll begin your study abroad experience in Ferrara even before leaving home by participating in a CIEE online pre-departure orientation. The resident director meets with students online and shares information about the program and site, highlighting issues that alumni have said are important, and giving you time to ask questions. The online orientation allows you to connect with others in the group, reflect on what you want to get out of the program, and learn what others in the group would like to accomplish. CIEE’s aim for the pre-departure orientation is simple: to help you understand more about the program and identify your goals.

Each semester begins with a mandatory three-day orientation session organized by CIEE resident staff. It includes an academic orientation, introduction to Italian customs and culture, information on personal safety, and cultural activities throughout Ferrara. During this time, you'll begin your intensive Italian language instruction. Ongoing support is provided by CIEE staff on an individual and group basis throughout the program.

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Internet

Internet

You are encouraged to bring a wireless-enabled laptop. Internet access is not guaranteed at homestays; however, you will be able to access the Internet at the university and CIEE Study Center. You will be given a University of Ferrara email address and be able to use the computers, free of charge, at the University of Ferrara‘s computer labs, but please note these labs have limited hours. Past students have purchased wireless keys, which have resolved the issue where Internet is not available.

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Academics

Academics

The CIEE Study Center in Ferrara opened in 2003, and the Liberal Arts study abroad program began in spring 2006. This program is designed for students with intermediate to advanced Italian language skills with a strong interest in immersing themselves in the language and culture of Italy through intensive Italian language study and content courses taught in Italian. Students with a very high level of Italian also have the opportunity to enroll in a regular university course at the University of Ferrara.

Academic Culture

The courses are designed for U.S. undergraduates, and the teaching and learning methods will be familiar to most students from the U.S. However, all classes are taught by local faculty and require students to work independently outside the classroom. Learning takes place through a coherent blend of lectures, group seminars, visits, and practical work. Most U.S. students consider the courses to be rigorous in comparison to courses at their home universities. Classes take place Monday through Friday.

Nature of Classes

All CIEE classes are with CIEE students only, and not with Italian students. Students may also audit courses in the University on request.

CIEE Community Language Commitment

Students take part in the CIEE Community Language Commitment by speaking Italian at all times (except in emergencies). This fosters a learning community that contributes to both Italian language proficiency and understanding of Italian society.

Grading System

Assessment is based on the students’ overall performance. Each professor evaluates CIEE students based on class participation and academic work, including essays and examinations, throughout the semester. All courses have writing assignments. Students may have a written final examination and/or written paper. Assessments for course grades are explained on individual course syllabi. Language courses tend to have written tests and numerous writing assignments.

Language of Instruction

Italian

Faculty

Faculty teaching CIEE courses are from local Italian universities.
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Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

All Courses

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

CIEE Study Center Syllabi

To view the most recent syllabi for courses taught by CIEE at our Study Centers, visit our syllabi site.

CIEE Required Language Courses

ITAL 2501 FELA

Intensive Italian Language, Intermediate I
This course is specifically designed for the intermediate student who has just arrived in Italy. It concentrates on all four skills (grammar, conversation, listening, and reading comprehension) with an emphasis on speaking and listening to facilitate communication with Italians and help students face their semester courses with confidence. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

ITAL 3501 FELA

Intensive Italian Language, Advanced I

ITAL 4501 FELA

Intensive Italian Language, Advanced High I
This course is specifically designed for the advanced student and aims to develop all four skills (grammar, conversation, listening, and reading comprehension) with an emphasis on oral competence to help students integrate into Italian life. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

ITAL 2002 FELA

Semester Italian Language, Intermediate II

ITAL 3002 FELA

Semester Italian Language, Advanced II

ITAL 4001 FELA

Semester Italian Language, Advanced High II
These courses aim to develop all four skills (grammar, conversation, listening, and reading comprehension) and utilize a variety of media for instruction (film, CD, newspapers, magazines, etc). Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

CIEE Content Courses

AHIS 3001 FELA

History of Italian Renaissance Art: Ferrara Perspective
This course aims to give students an appreciation of Italian Renaissance art by using the city of Ferrara as a lens into Renaissance culture. A combination of visits, slide shows, and analysis of documentary evidence is used to bring the participants as close as possible to the Renaissance in Italy. Special emphasis is on Ferrara’s rich Renaissance heritage, both in terms of architecture and the visual arts analyzed through local historical developments. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

CINE 3001 FELA

Italian Cinema
Through a combination of lectures, screenings, readings, and discussions, this course aims to provide students with an understanding of the most important trends in the history of Italian cinema. We look at films in their historical, political, and cultural context enabling students to appreciate how Italian cinema reflects the social and cultural landscape of the country. Goals of this course are to develop students’ critical and analytical capabilities as well as broaden their skills of aesthetic appreciation. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

CLST 3001 FERR

Seminar on Living and Learning in Ferrara
The CIEE Seminar on Living and Learning in Ferrara, taught in English, is designed to improve students’ intercultural communication and competence while studying abroad by considering how Italians are different from, and similar to, themselves and others. The course offers opportunities, both in and outside the classroom, to develop insights and the skills necessary to interact effectively and appropriately, and to gain a better understanding and appreciation of the cultural richness of Italy. Contact hours: TBD. Recommended credit: TBD semester/TBD quarter hours.

FSCI 3001 FELA

Food Science: Made in Italy
Italian food culture constitutes the basis of this course which aims to provide the student with a theoretical, technical, and scientific basis for understanding systems of food safety and quality controls. Students develop an understanding of the origins and production cycles of foodstuffs, especially those regarded as significant local representative specialties from certain Italian regions (e.g. Parmiggiano Reggiano, Mozzarella di Bufala, etc). Students also have the chance to become familiar with history, preparation, and consumption of some foods considered a typical part of the Mediterranean diet. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

HIST 3001 FELA

Contemporary Italian History: From Unification to the Present
This course provides a review of contemporary Italian history and culture from the Risorgimento till the present days. Unification, the impact of the First World War, Fascism, and World War II will be the focus of the first part of the course, while the second will concentrate on the postwar republican era. The transformation of national culture will be studied through a selection of artistic and cultural movements focusing especially on post 1945 Italy. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

HIST 3002 FELA

Late Medieval and Renaissance Italy
This course examines the political, social, intellectual, and cultural aspects of Italy from c. 1150 to c. 1550. It focuses on how political institutions and religious and intellectual movements of the period were reflected in the organization and architectural structures of the Italian city, with special emphasis on historically relevant sites in Ferrara. The course looks particularly at the Este family, and how this local dynasty is woven into local history. Students visit the magnificent Este Castle as part of the class. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

LITT 3002 FELA

Contemporary Italian Literature
(Fall only)
This course starts with the consideration of some fundamental questions: “What is the history of literature?” and “What is a literary canon?” It then proceeds with the analysis of two literary genres: fantasy and the short novel. The chosen texts, written between 1880 and 2005, are analyzed from a structural, linguistic, and stylistic point of view and in relation to the literary historical context. Special emphasis is placed on the cinematographic adaptation of texts considered in class. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

LITT 3005 FELA

Giving Voice to Silence: History of Italian Women’s Literature in Italy
(Spring only)
This course explores how Italian women writers have succeeded in reanimating what has been eliminated by the effects of history. Students will experience how voice has been given to those who didn’t or don’t possess the right to express themselves. During the course, readings from modern and contemporary Italian women’s literature will enable participants to gain a wide understanding of modern Italian literature from perhaps a new perspective. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

LITT 3003 FELA/HIST 3003 FELA/SOCI 3001 FELA

Italy and Multiculturalism
This course introduces students to contemporary Italian debates on multiculturalism from a variety of different disciplinary perspectives including literature, history, education, and sociology. The course hopes to take advantage of a particularly interesting moment in Italy’s social and cultural development, allowing students to assess changes while they are happening during their stay in Italy. Contact hours: 45. Recommended credit: 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours.

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