Mother Figure and Motherly Figures (ITA4603.01)

Barbara Alfano

This course explores the concept of motherhood and the role of the mother in Italian culture through literature, film, art, and music. Some of the questions that the course will try to answer are: What are the implications and ramifications of such a crucial institution as motherhood in Italian society, for both women and men? How does motherhood affect the modern family, and how has the modern family changed that same institution? This course combines the high‐intermediate and advanced levels, and is conducted entirely in Italian.

Prerequisites: Four terms of Italian or permission of the instructor.
Credits: 4
W 2:10pm - 6:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 15
Course Frequency:
This course is categorized as All courses, Four Credit, 4000, Italian, Barbara Alfano, and tagged , , , , , , .