History of Italian Cinema

Module code: IT2012

Module co-ordinator: Dr Simona Storchi

Module Overview

At the end of this module students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an awareness of the development of Italian cinema from its origin to the contemporary period and the relationship between cinematic representations and social and historical change
  • Develop the necessary analytical skills to analyse cinematic works and texts and to place them in their historical and cultural context
  • Work individually and in groups and give presentations based on personal research and the critical appraisal of sources

Teaching and Learning Methods

Lectures, seminars, screenings, independent research.

Assessment Methods

  • 2,000 word essay 50%
  • Examination 50%