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ITAL 201 001 Intermediate Italian 1

Advanced study of grammar. Conversation sessions based on intermediate-level readings reflecting contemporary Italian life. Intensive practice in the spoken and written language.


Offered in a blended format - lectures are online, tutorial is on campus

Andrea Privitera Fall 2022
ITALST 100 081 Understanding Modern Italy

This course examines Italy's transformation from Unification in 1861 to present day. Students will explore its paradoxes and challenges through films and readings on topics such as the World Wars, the rise of fascism, internal terrorism, and migration in order to gain an understanding of contemporary Italian society and culture.


Offered online

Andrea Privitera Fall 2022
ITALST 120 001 Italian Cinema

This is a survey of the most representative works of Italian cinema, from the early 20th century to present day. Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of one of the most influential world cinemas. Special attention will be given to cinematic movements, the role of directors, and cult movies.


Offered on campus

Yuri Sangalli Fall 2022
ITALST 265 001 The Mafia

This course analyzes the visual media representation of the Mafia in North America and the manner in which it often glorifies the Italian Mafiosi's lifestyle. The goal is to deconstruct the romanticized portrayal of the Italian and Italian-American gangster created in visual media by analyzing atrocities committed by organized crime.


Offered on campus

Fall 2022
ITALST 291 081 Italian Culture and Civilization 1

A survey of developments in Italian culture - history, literature, and the arts - up to and including the Renaissance.


Offered online

Roberta Cauchi-Santoro Fall 2022
ARTS 101 001, 002, 081 Introduction to Legal Studies

An introduction to the study of law, its structure, and legal institutions from a cross-cultural and historical perspective. This interdisciplinary course examines the origins of legal systems and their impact on society. Included is an analysis of the diverse historical, political, economic, and cultural conditions under which law arises and functions within society.


Offered on campus and online

Carlie Leroux-Demir, Anastasia Tataryn Fall 2022
LS 202 001 Criminal Law

A case-study approach to the study of criminal law in Canada with a focus on basic concepts and core principles relating to legal judgements along with comparative examination between civil and criminal law and attention to legal theory.


Offered on campus

Honor Brabazon Fall 2022
LS 229 001 Selected Topics in Criminology

Sociological analysis of research and theory on selected criminal activities. Motivation, modus operandi, and the social characteristics of offenders will be examined in relation to such specific crimes as drug and sexual offenses, theft, robbery, murder, organized crime, and/or other criminal activities.


Held with SOC 229


Offered on campus

Frederick Desroches Fall 2022
LS 235 001 History of Ancient Law

A historical introduction to law in the ancient world. Babylonian, Assyrian, Hittite, and Roman law, legal practices, and concepts will be examined.


Held with HIST 210 and CLAS 210


Offered on campus

Dan Hutter Fall 2022
LS 327 001 Policing in a Democratic Society

A critical examination of the police as social control agents in contemporary democratic societies. Topics include the historical evolution of policing; police recruitment, training, and education; police/community relations; the occupational subculture of the police; police authority and discretion; private policing; and police deviance and criminality.


Held with SOC 327


Offered on campus

Frederick Desroches Fall 2022