Hawai’i: languages and fairytales (2018/2019)

Course code
4S008811
Name of lecturer
Chiara Melloni
Coordinator
Chiara Melloni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
English
Period
not yet allocated

Learning outcomes

The workshop will allow the student to learn about historical, demographic, linguistic and cultural aspects of the Hawaiian islands.

Syllabus

9:15 – 9:30 Introduction (Sidia FIORATO & Chiara MELLONI)

9:30 – 11:00 Language situation in Hawai’i (Ken COOK)

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 – 11:45 An introduction to pidgins and creoles (Chiara MELLONI)

11:45 – 12:30 Hawaiian Creole English: A description (Ken COOK)

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 15:00 Fairy Tales and Contemporary Culture (Sidia FIORATO)

15:00 – 16:30 Hawaiian Creole English: A view from fairytales (F. ROVERSI & K. COOK)

Assessment methods and criteria

To obtain the D/F credit:
workshop attendance
paper on references related to the workshop's topics
Length indications: 4-5 pages, font Times New Roman, 12 pt. - max 3.500 character PER PAGE.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018