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The Classroom Experience
Below are a sampling of courses offered in Italian Studies. Besides taking courses at Mount Holyoke and in the Five College community, we encourage our student majors to investigate the many study abroad options available to them, in such culturally diverse cities as, Florence, Rome, Milan, Sienna, and Bologna. For first-year students, we also offer advice on selecting courses.
ITAL-362: Explore the nature and the politics of love, sex and violence in Italian literature and culture as described by male and female authors.
ROMLG-375: Examine the structural evolution of Romance languages from Vulgar Latin to contemporary forms through the applications of linguistic theories.
ITAL-361/FREN-321/ROMLG-375/SPAN-360: Read and discuss authors who wrote about their travels for political, religious, personal and recreational reasons.
FYSEM-110: Explore and analyzes the strong relationship between food, culture and business in ancient and modern Italian society.
ROMLG-375: Study masculine identity and the birth of Europe in medieval romance classics.
ITAL112-113: If you are taking Italian 101 in the spring, this two-credit course will get you ready for Italian 201 (Intermediate) in the fall.
ITAL-211: Analyze how objects can define a personality, a space, a life.
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