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HIST 454A - Topics in Italian Renaissance

(3 units)
Selected topics in the Italian Renaissance, emphasizing cultural, political, and social developments, urban identities and artistic creation.

Maximum units a student may earn: 6

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. analyze and interpret disparate primary and secondary sources – written, visual, and material.
2. interpret visual and written evidence for its cultural meaning and apply an understanding of a culture to make informed conclusions about it.
3. make an argument and logically support it from both primary and secondary sources.
4. identify, in writing and/or class discussions, the unique characteristics, such as urban space, public ritual, consumer culture, publishing, and the Jewish ghetto, of Renaissance Venice’s cultural and urban identity.
5. discuss, in writing and/or class discussions, the artistic creations and cultural/ technological innovations of Leonardo Da Vinci, and explain why they find relevance in the twenty-first century.


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