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ANGLO-AMERICAN CULTURE
CULTURA ANGLO-AMERICANA

From the Mayflower to the Enterprise: ships, boats, rafts, and spaceships in US culture
Dal Mayflower all’Enterprise: navi, battelli, zattere e astronavi nella storia della cultura USA

A.Y. Credits
2016/2017 8
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Alessandra Calanchi on appointment
Teaching in foreign languages
Course partially taught in a foreign language English
This course is taught partially in Italian and partially in a foreign language. Study materials can be provided in the foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

Foreign Languages and Cultures (L-11)
Curriculum: LINGUISTICO AZIENDALE - LINGUISTICO CULTURALE-OCCIDENTALE
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

Students will have a direct knowledge of Anglo-American culture from a geo-historical perspective, through the protagonists and the main movements of literature, cinema, and politics.

Program

During the course we shall study Anglo-American history, geography, and culture focussing in particular on the importance of ships and navigation. We shall specifically deal with such concepts as voyage, escape, and resistance. Among our guests: Marco Morini (US elections), Andrea Laquidara (film and soundscape studies), Stefano Luconi (author of La nazione indispensabile), and Cesare Cioni (author of Data Astrale 2016.9 - Cinquant’anni di Star Trek).

Bridging Courses

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Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Detect / create continuities with previously acquired knowledge;

Acquire specific jargon;

Understand US cultural-historical identity;

Find intersections and interfaces between disciplines (history, geography, film studies, political science, etc.);

To be able to apply the methodology of study and research to other aspects of US culture

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

Books, articles, Internet material, audiovisual material


Teaching, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Teaching

Lectures, class discussion, films; study at home

Attendance

not compulsory

Course books

1) Stefano Luconi, La "nazione indispensabile". Storia degli Stati Uniti dalle origini a oggi, Firenze, Le Monnier, 2016.

2) Alessandra Calanchi, Alieni a stelle e strisce. Marte e i marziani nell’immaginario USA, Aras Edizioni, Fano 2015.

3) Alessandra Calanchi e Andrea Laquidara (ed.), Prospettive sonore. Percezione & mediazione, Galaad Edizioni, Giulianova 2016

4) Cesare Cioni, Data Astrale 2016.9 - Cinquant’anni di Star Trek, Ultra (Castelvecchi) 2016

5) slides (dr. M. Morini) in the “Materiali didattici”

Assessment

Written exam in Italian (questionnaire with 31 multiple-choice questions)

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