Crossculture: Contemporary Italy. An introduction

Crossculture - Contemporary Italy: Culture & Society
Instructor: Roberto Fineschi

Course Description
The class introduces students to Italian contemporary history, politics, culture, economics, and religion by providing them with basic knowledge on different aspects of its development in the 20th century.

No particular prerequisite. Familiarity with historical and political studies.

Course Hours
Course meets twice a week for a total of 45 contact hours.
Suggested Credits: 3.

Student Learning Expectations
A deeper comprehension of contemporary Italy in all its aspects.

Every week students have to study the materials assigned by the teacher. They will be asked to write papers or personal comments and present those in class

Instructor's Contact
Office Hours: by appointment


Request more info!

You may also be interested in...

Summer at
Siena School for Liberal Arts

In summertime the scenery of Siena and the surrounding province come alive with colors, fragrances, and spectacular cultural events such as the world-famous Palio as well as many smaller Medieval festivals. The...

Liberal Arts

Students with a true passion for Liberal Arts, History, Political Science, Art History, Sustainability, Museum Studies, and Studio Art will appreciate our Liberal Arts Track.   It is impossible ...

Italian Studies

An intensive study of Italian with direct interaction and involvement within the local community. Expoloring another country is more than a matter of linguistics. Real understanding means getting to know...
  • Liberal Arts Track

  • Sustainability Track

  • SienaSchool Promo