Courses Offered Next Quarter

The UCLA Department of Italian offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in English and Italian. For information about specific section times and locations please view the UCLA Schedule of Classes.

For a complete listing and description of department courses visit the UCLA General Catalog.

Winter 2019: Language Courses

IT 1 Elementary Italian – Beginning

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, five hours. P/NP or letter grading.

IT 2 Elementary Italian — Continued

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 1. P/NP or letter grading.

IT 3 Elementary Italian – Continued

Instructor: Varies

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 2. P/NP or letter grading.

IT 4 Intermediate Italian

Instructor: Ornella Spano

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 3. P/NP or letter grading.

IT 5 Intermediate Italian

Instructor: Ornella Spano

Lecture, five hours. Enforced requisite: course 4. P/NP or letter grading.

IT 6 Intermediate Italian

Instructor: Elissa Tognozzi

Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 5. Advanced grammar and composition course with readings from select literary works. P/NP or letter grading.

Winter 2019: Courses in English

IT 42C Italy Through the Ages in English: Food and Literature in Italy

Instructor: Heather Sottong

Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Profile of Italian history and culture through analysis of gastronomic and literary texts. Special emphasis on late Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Risorgimento. P/NP or letter grading.

IT 102C Italian Cultural Experience in English

Instructor: Elissa Tognozzi

Lecture, three hours. Study of cultural development of Italy. Birth of Italian nation from wars of independence to foundation of modern republic, delineated through narrative and cinema in historical context. P/NP or letter grading.

Winter 2019: Courses in Italian

IT 131 Reading and Reciting

Instructor: Elissa Tognozzi

Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: course 100. Taught in Italian. Emphasis on diction, interpretation, and performance of one-act plays as vehicles for perfection of pronunciation, comprehension, and fluency. P/NP or letter grading.

IT 191 Variable Topics Research Seminars: Italian Studies

Instructor: TBD

Seminar, three hours. Research seminar with focus on themes and issues outside uniquely Italian literature topics covered in regular departmental undergraduate courses. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated once for credit. P/NP or letter grading.

Winter 2019: Graduate Courses

IT 220: Studies in Turn-of-the-Century Literature

Instructor: TBD

Lecture, three hours. Topics include Verga and Verismo, poetry, prose, and theater of D’Annunzio, and poetry of Carducci and Pascoli. S/U or letter grading.

IT M241 Seminar: Political Geography of Italy

Instructor: John Agnew

(Same as Geography M292) Seminar, three hours; reading period, two hours. Themes in political geography with particular emphasis on Italy. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading.