HISTORICAL WRITING WORKSHOP

Academic year
2021/2022 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
LABORATORIO DI SCRITTURA STORICA
Course code
FT0530 (AF:362987 AR:191900)
Modality
On campus classes
ECTS credits
3
Subdivision
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
NN
Period
4th Term
Where
VENEZIA
Moodle
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The Historical Writing Lab is addressed to undergraduate students (corso di laurea in [FT5] STORIA), in particular students in their 2nd and 3rd year. The lab aims to introduce students to the practices of historical writing in oder to prepare short argumentative texts, essays, B.A. dissertation.

Enrollment is expected (max. 20 students): please write to elena.bacchin@unive.it.
Students are expected to:
- acquire a sensibility to different forms of historical writing;
- analyse and write a book review.
- write a reportage or an account of an observation.
- prepare a bibliography.
- conceive and write an essay, the chapter of a dissertation.
An active participation to proposed activities is required.
Very good knowledge of Italian.
The lab will investigate the core elements and different forms of historical writing, focusing in particular on book reviews and essays. Exercises will address the composition and writings of: source analyses, reports, book reviews, and dissertations (focusing on contents, bibliography and the structure of chapters).
Claudio Giunta, Come non scrivere: Consigli ed esempi da seguire, trappole e scemenze da evitare quando si scrive in italiano, Torino, Utet 2017.

Documents and texts presented in class and made available on the e-learning platform moodle.unive.it
Constant monitoring of the students' participation and achieved results. Final report.
Introductory lectures; seminar activities; writing activities; class discussions.
Italian
1. Enrollment is expected (max. 20 students): please write to elena.bacchin@unive.it (and enroll in the moodle)
2. Please insert the Lab in your study plan.
3. The Lab is especially (but not exclusively) addressed to students in their 2nd or 3rd year.
written and oral
Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme: 21/11/2021