Academic year 2017/2018 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title STORIA CULTURALE SP.
Course code FM0165 (AF:252522 AR:138338)
Modality On campus classes
ECTS credits 6
Degree level Master's Degree Programme (DM270)
Educational sector code M-STO/02
Period 2nd Semester
Spazio Moodle Link allo spazio del corso
Course objectives
What is cultural history? In recent decades cultural history has contributed to the renewal of historiographical interests. Situated at the crossroads of different fields (social history, media studies, art history, literary criticism, history of science, etc.), cultural history offers new perspectives with which to approach the study of the development of our society.
Referral texts
Peter Burke, La storia culturale, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2009.
Lynn Hunt, La storia culturale nell'eta globale, Pisa, ETS, 2010
Lynn Hunt, The new cultural history, University of California Press, 1989
La storia culturale: una svolta nella storiografia mondiale?, a cura di Ph. Porrier, ed. italiana a c. di A. Arcangeli, Verona, Quiedit, 2010.
Roger Chartier, La nouvelle histoire culturelle existe-t-elle ?

Other readings will be assigned during the course.
Type of exam
written and oral
Assessment methods
The written exam is a short essay (3000/3500 words) on a topic among those treated in class.
Teaching language
  • Course with sustainable contents
  • University credits of sustainability: 6
  • Lecture notes, material for reference or for self-assessment available online or as e-book
  • Use of virtual forum, blog or wiki
  • Use of open-source software
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