courses are taught by UF faculty. Classroom space is at the
University of Arkansas Rome center.
Q: How many courses do I take?
A: You will enroll in two of the three courses offered. (Note that if you are taking ITA 4905, you will have a total of three classes.)
Q: Will the classes that I take in Rome count towards my summer residency requirement?
Q: When are classes held?
are held Monday - Thursday, times TBA
ITA 1130 is a
first-semester elementary language course for
students who have never studied Italian before. Emphasis will be on the
development of basic competence in the language. Class will be
Italian so that students may develop listening comprehension and
speaking/conversation skills. Students will also be guided as they
develop writing skills, producing short paragraphs and
compositions. Class work will be supplemented with workbook and other
ITT 3930 This
course will introduce students to Italian cinema and Rome, starting by
screening the first Italian film, "The Taking of Rome", and then by
closely tracing the representation of the city of Rome, including it's
cultural, political, historical and artistic landscape, by watching and
discussing the masterpieces of Italian cinema.The classics of Italian
cinema will be discussed - Rossellini, Fellini, de Sica, Bertolucci,
Wertmuller - as well as contemporary cinematic production. The course
will provide a well-rounded introduction to the history of Rome,
Italian art, cinema, and politics.
CLA 3930 In this course, discussion will center on the natural topography,
sites, and monuments of Ancient Rome from the earliest times until the end of
the empire. Attention will be given to the monuments
themselves as well as their function within Roman society which will help shed
light on daily life in the ancient. Topics
covered in the classroom will help prepare the students for trips to the sites
and museums ahead of time. Ultimately,
being in Rome will enable a much more clear picture of the ancient city and
what it was like to be a Roman.