French & Italian Studies still has some room in our Autumn classes! Check out these fascinating courses and consider taking a class with us. See below for some of our featured classes being offered this Autumn and links to our time schedules. For any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ITAL 101 Elementary Italian (5) Italian language instruction for students with no previous experience in Italian. Methods and objectives are primarily oral-aural. Use of audio material required. First in a sequence of three. No Prerequisite. VLPA credit if ITAL 103 is completed and Foreign Language requirement is already fulfilled. View course details in MyPlan: ITAL 101
FRENCH 214 The French Fairy Tale Tradition in English (5) VLPA Delcourt French fairy tales as a major trend in French literature and a continuing influence on modern fictions and films. Particular attention given to the numerous French women writers of fairy tales at the time of Charles Perrault (seventeenth century) and after. In English. View course details in MyPlan: FRENCH 214
ITAL 262 Dante and the Middle Ages (5) VLPA Arduini
Introduces the major currents of thirteenth-century Italian Poetry and explores Dante's Divine Comedy as an encyclopedic compendium of medieval thought as well as a very personal vision of the individual's place in the universe. Taught in English. View course details in MyPlan: ITAL 262
ITAL 366 Italian Society in Film and Literature (5) VLPA/I&S Studies the evolution of Italian postwar society through the analysis of film and literature as well as critical, historical, and sociological readings. View course details in MyPlan: ITAL 366
FRENCH 441 Quebecois Literature (5) VLPA
Readings of novels, plays, and occasionally, poetry. Special attention paid to how Quebecois authors represent in their works the complex socio-political reality of their culture. Conducted in French. French majors required to read and write in French; all others may read and write in English. Prerequisite: either FRENCH 304, FRENCH 305, or FRENCH306. View course details in MyPlan: FRENCH 441