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Sapienza Summer School (English-taught course) Prof. Lucilla Anselmino Prof. Nunzio Allocca Faculty of Humanities

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The course, addressed to foreign students, is dedicated to Italian language and culture. It consists of two independent parallel courses, taught in English and in Italian, both with a final assessment test. The Summer School exploits the extraordinary cultural heritage of Rome and its surrounding territory, and will consist of a series of conferences, language and cultural courses, as well as guided visits to the most important artistic and monumental sites of the city. Foreign students The course is open to foreign students holding a secondary school diploma or an equivalent qualification earned abroad and/or enrolled in a University course. Documentation should be presented in one of the main European languages (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Portuguese) Faculty of Humanities Monday to Friday, 9am-1pm; 3.30pm-6.30pm July 6th -18th, 2015 100 hours ( 75% of attendance is required to receive the certificate of attendance and 4 ECTS credits)

Teaching staff

Academics of the Faculty of Humanities and members of the following Scientific Committee: Nunzio Allocca Lucilla Anselmino Claudia Cieri Via Francesco De Renzo Giovannella Desideri Paola Giunchi Sabine Koesters Federico Masini Ugo Rubeo

Teaching organisation Course programme

Maria Serena Sapegno Franca Sinopoli Francesca Romana Stasolla Carla Subrizi Maria Antonietta Visceglia Lectures, linguistic laboratories, guided visits

Module 1 Conferences:

Roman archaeology and history – The Origin of Rome between East and West – The Rome of Augustus – Public life and entertainment (the Forum and Colosseum) and places of worship and religion: temples, mithraea, catacombs

Literature, Philosophy, Society

– Dante’s Italy – Machiavelli and the European Renaissance – Leopardi and Modernity

Art and style

– Michelangelo and Renaissance in Rome


– Verdi and Italian Opera


– The Rome of Fellini and Pasolini

Culture and institutions

– “Made in Italy”: fashion, style, design

Module 2 Italian language and culture Study visits:

– From the Forum of Augustus to the Basilica of St. Clemente – Palatine and Coliseum – Appian Way and Catacombs of S. Callisto – Pantheon, Navona Square, Church of St. Luigi dei Francesi

Assessment ECTS Contacts

– Palazzo Massimo Museum and Church of St. Maria degli Angeli – St. Peter’s Basilica and Castel S. Angelo – Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel – Capitoline Hill, Jewish Ghetto and Tiber Island – Galleria Borghese and Borghese Park – MAXXI (National Museum of 21st Century Arts), Auditorium, Bridge of Music Other itineraries and cultural events will be suggested for the weekend and for the late afternoon/evening Final test 4 ECTS Presidency of the Faculty Humanities Address: Piazzale A. Moro 5, 00185 ROME Phone: +39 0649913140 E-mail: [email protected]

1400 Euro (living expenses not included)

Tuitions fees Special rates, scholarships and accommodation Number of students Payment deadline

For Erasmus students, tuition fees are 700 EUR (instead of 1400 EUR). For scholarships and special lodging agreements please contact our staff at [email protected] Minimum number: 20 students for each programme Maximum number: 30 students for each programme The deadline for payments is May 31st, 2015