Cultural history (m) (2010/2011)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Course code
4S000026
Name of lecturer
Alessandro Arcangeli
Coordinator
Alessandro Arcangeli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
M-STO/02 - MODERN HISTORY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Primo semestre dal Oct 4, 2010 al Jan 22, 2011.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

to acquire familiarity with the field of cultural history, a critical competence on its intellectual vocabulary and a first introduction to its worldwide literature; to develop strategies for the interpretation of sources via this mode of enquiry.

Syllabus

Cultural history and cultural studies: a historical overview. Cultural encounter and exchange, with focus on the image of the Other in the age of European expansion.

Assessment methods and criteria

15-page essay on a previously agreed topic. Oral interview on both the essay and the course bibliography.