Faculty Profile

Tullio Pagano

Associate Professor of Italian; Director of the K. Robert Nilsson Center for European Studies in Bologna, 2016-18 (1991)

Contact Information

paganot@dickinson.edu

Bosler Hall Room 203
717.245.1274
http://users.dickinson.edu/~paganot/

Bio

His current research focuses on the representation of landscape in Italian literature and society. Other interests include: diasporic and Italian American studies, theories of modern allegory and symbol, and simulation in modern and postmodern literature.

Education

  • Laurea in Lettere, Universita di Genova, 1981
  • M.A., University of Oregon, 1987
  • Ph.D., 1991

2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

ITAL 101 Elementary Italian
Intensive study of the fundamentals of Italian grammar, with a view to developing reading, writing, speaking, and understanding skills. Laboratory and other audiovisual techniques are used. Cultural elements are stressed as a context for the assimilation of the language.

ITAL 101 Elementary Italian
Intensive study of the fundamentals of Italian grammar, with a view to developing reading, writing, speaking, and understanding skills. Laboratory and other audiovisual techniques are used. Cultural elements are stressed as a context for the assimilation of the language.

ITAL 102 Elementary Italian
Intensive study of the fundamentals of Italian grammar, with a view to developing reading, writing, speaking, and understanding skills. Laboratory and other audiovisual techniques are used. Cultural elements are stressed as a context for the assimilation of the language.Prerequisite: 101 or the equivalent

ARTH 132 The Arts of Italy
Offered in Bologna, Italy. An introduction to the major visual traditions of the Italian peninsula from antiquity to the end of the 18th century, combined with the basic art historical methodologies necessary to their understanding. Focus will be on the relationship of visual materials to their intellectual, social, and religious underpinnings, with special emphasis on the artistic traditions and monuments of Bologna. Lectures, discussion, and site visits provide the opportunity to understand artistic production in its larger cultural context. In addition to regular class meetings for lecture and discussion, required group excursions in and around Bologna will be scheduled occasionally on Fridays or Saturdays.

ARTH 205 Renaiss/Baroque Art of Bologna
An intermediate-level study of selected topics in the history of art and architecture. Prerequisites: prerequisites as appropriate to topic.

ARTH 205 Renaiss/Baroque Art of Bologna
An intermediate-level study of selected topics in the history of art and architecture. Prerequisites: prerequisites as appropriate to topic.

HIST 232 Modern Italy
A survey of social, cultural, and political developments from the beginnings of the Risorgimento in the 18th century to the post-war period, including the effects of the Napoleonic period, the unification of Italy, World War I, Fascism, World War II, and the Cold War. Offered every other year.

ITAL 232 Reading/Performing Ital Texts
Designed to increase student's comprehension and command of spoken Italian, this course is also an initiation in everyday verbal transactions and cultural communication prevalent in contemporary Italy. Phonetics, oral comprehension, and verbal production are practiced through exposure to authentic documents usually of a non-literary nature, such as television news programs, documentaries, commercial advertisements, and excerpts from films. Two and a half hours classroom and one hour laboratory per week. Prerequisite: 201 or the equivalent.

POSC 290 Transatlantic Relations
Topics not normally studied in depth in the regular offerings are analyzed in these special topics courses. Recent offerings have included: Contemporary Political Ideologies, Mexican Politics, Political Thought of the Enlightenment, Politics in Fiction, Separation of Powers, The Bill of Rights, and Italian Politics. Prerequisite for 290 is dependent upon topic.

POSC 290 Politics of Migration in EU
Topics not normally studied in depth in the regular offerings are analyzed in these special topics courses. Recent offerings have included: Contemporary Political Ideologies, Mexican Politics, Political Thought of the Enlightenment, Politics in Fiction, Separation of Powers, The Bill of Rights, and Italian Politics. Prerequisite for 290 is dependent upon topic.

INST 290 Politics of Migration in EU
Special topics not usually studied in depth in course offerings are examined. Prerequisite dependent upon topic. This course is cross-listed as POSC 290 when the topic is "Transatlantic Relations."

INST 290 Transatlantic Relations
Special topics not usually studied in depth in course offerings are examined. Prerequisite dependent upon topic. This course is cross-listed as POSC 290 when the topic is "Transatlantic Relations."

INBM 300 Business Operations Management
A topics course examining important issues in international management. Examples of course possibilities include issues in cross-cultural communication and ethics, issues in international marketing, issues in international dimensions of financial reporting, issues in government regulation of business, and issues in financial decision-making. Prerequisite dependent upon topic/topic area.

ITAL 300 Foods/Landscapes of N Italy
In this course, offered in Bologna, students learn how to read more critically by analyzing and interpreting Italian texts. With the aid of appropriate tools, the course seeks to expand the students’ knowledge of Italian history and society by focusing on select topics such as, but not limited to the slow food movement and sustainability; landscapes and regional identities; migration and Italian transnational identities; and, media, power and politics. The course will further enhance oral and written abilities through interviews with native speakers, class presentations, and a variety of writing assignments that derive from direct contact with contemporary Italian society. Taught in Italian.Prerequisites: 231 or 232 or permission of instructor

ITAL 500 Independent Study