Italian American Literature and Film
Prof. Fabio Girelli-Carasi
Email subject: assignment february 18
|ALL TASKS IN ONE SINGLE
task 1: Copy the following statement: "Late assignments and / or assignments that do not meet format requirements will not be graded."
Type clear but short
NOTES of the videos below: 1, 2, 3, 4
Research: in google, enter the following string:
Orleans 1891 italians lynching.>
Writing: write a summary of the events in New Orleans 1891 IN YOUR OWN WORDS. Don't even think about lifting text from websites. A solid paragraph is enough but make sure you show you understood the dynamics of those events. Read more than one quick website.
The "GREAT MIGRATION" of African Americans from the rural South to
the industrialized North.
Watch "ONE WAY TICKET" and listen to "THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS" TAKE NOTES (scroll below)
Screen and TAKE NOTES
The Black Hand and Skyscrapers of New York.
writing assignment IS NOT REQUIRED if you have received a SATISFACTORY
GRADE in the previous assignment.
YOU decide if your grade was satisfactory. If you have received a good grade and still want to do this assignment, go ahead.
TOPIC: Black Hand and Skyscrapers are silent films, shot in the early 1900.
After you combine together the cartoons and these two shorts, how are Italians being REPRESENTED?
What is the dominant aspect of their
character? Is there more than one?
The Great Migrations 1
and how they share in the history of migration
ONE WAY TICKET
MOMA INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT
THE WARMTH OF OTHER SUNS
We will return to the importance of the African American experience in the re-definition of the "discourse" of equality and integration when we will read THE GODFATHER.
The Civil Rights Movement is at the core of the progressive interpretation -- and partially the success -- of Puzo's book.
THE GREAT MIGRATIONS
Irish, Jewish, Italian
Where RACIST "scientific" theories come from
LOMBROSO the "father of criminology"
WHAT IS PHRENOLOGY?
Let Leonardo DiCaprio tell you in DJANGO (clip from one of the most morally revolting films ever made)
This is what in those days passed as "SCIENCE"
screen THE BLACK HAND
screen THE SKYSCRAPERS OF NEW YORK
NOTES and BRIEF ANSWERS: what kind of REPRESENTATION of Italians emerges from these two shorts? What is the main theme?
|BLOG and don't forget the polls|
If you want to expand your personal knowledge
about the political roots of anti-immigrant sentiment and politics in
America, I prepared a short list of websites with basic information on
the largest NATIVIST movements.