Italian Summer Courses

Introduction to Italian I
Session I, May 30-June 29, 2017
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

An introductory course that focuses on the four skills: speaking, reading, writing, and listening, providing students with a basic knowledge of Italian linguistic structures, vocabulary, and culture, which, studied interdependently, comprise the Italian language. From this summer class, Fordham students continue on to ITAL 1501. Lab fee. (Coreq: Two-hour lab per week) Syllabus

Course Number: ITAL 1001 L11, CRN: 10119
Instructor: LaPenta
5 credits


Intermediate Italian II
Session I, May 30-June 29, 2017
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Review of grammar. Intensive practice in conversation and composition. Reading and discussion of literary texts. ITAL 1502 continues and amplifies the work of ITAL 1501. Conducted in Italian. Lab fee. (Prereq: Intermediate Italian I or placement; Coreq: One-hour lab per week or instructor's recommendation) Syllabus

Course Number: ITAL 1502 R11, CRN: 10068
Instructor: DeGregorio
3 credits


Italian Language and Literature
Session II, July 5-August 8, 2017
Rose Hill: TWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

A critical analysis of selected cultural and literary texts; composition, conversation, and review of pertinent grammatical structures. Lab fee. (Prereq: Intermediate Italian II or placement; Coreq: Lab work upon instructor's recommendation)

Course Number: ITAL 2001 R21, CRN: 10211
Instructor: Giupponi
3 credits


Islam and Italy
Session I, May 30-June 29, 2017
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 1-4 p.m.

From Medieval Sicily to the Renaissance and the modern world, the involvement of Arab culture in Italy has been both varied and enduring in nature. This course examines the interaction between these two cultures from the 900s to today. Satisfies the Advanced Literature requirement in Fordham's core curriculum.

Course Number: MLAL 3210 L11, CRN: 10120
Instructor: Perricone
4 credits