ISTITUZIONI, STORIA E CULTURA DELLA SECONDA LINGUA SCELTA - LINGUA TEDESCA

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in INTERCULTURAL AND INTERLINGUISTIC MEDIATION
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2019/2020
Year: 
2
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2020/2021
Course type: 
Basic compulsory subjects
Credits: 
8
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
20
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (20 hours)
Requirements: 

Basic knowledge of the italian language (written and spoken)

Final Examination: 
Orale

Written exam. More information - and a fac simile of the exam - can be found on the e-learning plattform.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

The course aims to give a general understanding on the geography, history, political institutions, language and culture of the D-A-CH Länder (Germany, Switzerland and Austria)

The course will be divided in two parts:

Part 1- Basic course
Modul A and B:
Modul A will focus on the geography, history, political institutions, language and culture of the D-A-CH Länder
Modul B will focus on the intercultural communication between German-speaking actors and Italians

Part 2 - Specific couse
Modul C
Modul C will focus on the history of migration to Germany in the last 65 years ca.. Literary texts by migrants and on migration in Germany will be analysed and discussed.

All the slides on the e-learning plattform are part of the bibliography.

Modul A:
A. Destro (a cura di): I paesi di lingua tedesca. Storia, cultura, società. Bologna: Il Mulino 2004.
Tatsachen über Deutschland. FAZIT Communication GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Auswärtigen Amt, Berlin, 2018.

Modul B:
D. Brogelli Hafer, C. Gengaroli-Bauer: Italiani e tedeschi. Aspetti di comunicazione interculturale. Roma: Carocci, 2011.

Modul C:
Carmine Abate: Il muro dei muri. Milano: Mondadori 2006.
Hatice Akyün: Cercasi Hans in salsa piccante. Milano: Mimesis 2009.
Adam Fletcher: Make me German. Wie ich einmal loszog, ein perfekter Deutscher zu werden. Berlin: Ullstein 2015.
Wladimir Kaminer: Russendisko. Parma: Guanda 2004.
Abbas Khider: I miracoli. Fagnano Alto: il Sirente, 2016.

Film: Almanya. La mia famiglia va in Germania (2011).

More information regarding the complete bibliography can be found on the e-learning plattform.

Traditional lectures and active participation of the students to the discussion in class

Students who will not attend lectures will have to take the same exam as attending students. There is no adjunctive bibliography.
Students who will not attend lectures can reach the lecturer via mail at any time for information on the course/exam.

Borrowed from

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