ITA432H1: History of Italian Language II- from Cinquecento to Contemporary

Hours: 
24L

The evolution of the Italian Language from the Questione della lingua to Contemporary issues pertaining to reading of literary and non literary documents and analyses of the social, political and economic conditions which influenced Early Modern, Modern and Contemporary Italian. Introduction to techniques pertaining to notions of linguistic statistics. Quantitative methods will be based on the three most important databases for the Early modern,Modern and Contemporary Italian: Vocabolario della Crusca (online),BaDIP and BIZ. This course includes a component designed to enhance students' research experience.

Prerequisite: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)