Teaching workshop

A.Y. 2020/2021
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The teaching workshop intends to bring students to the knowledge of the main players of the book market (bookseller above all, but also publisher and distributor) and of the relationships between them and the readers.
Expected learning outcomes
Greater awareness of the dynamics and logics of dissemination of the book as a commercial and cultural object.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
First semester
In the year 2020-21, this workshop will take place in remote. Instructions about workshop enrolment will be provided in degree site. Timing and methods of the workshop will be published on the Ariel website or communicated by e-mail to the students enrolled; teaching materials will be made available by the same channels. Assiduous participation in the workshop activities and correct execution of any tasks assigned to the student is a necessary requirement for obtaining credits, which will be awarded at the end of the workshop.
Course syllabus
The book as an object of economic exchange; market and culture; the types of library; assortment, rotation, supply; the routine of the bookseller.
Prerequisites for admission
No requirements.
Teaching methods
Presentation of themes and collective discussion of the materials proposed from time to time by the teacher.
Teaching Resources
Different papers from the several years of "Tirature", from Vendere l'anima by Romano Montroni (Laterza, 2006), from Voltare pagina? by Paola Dubini (Perarson, 2013). Websites of book operators and istitutions will be consulted.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Participation and profitable performance of the assigned activities are evaluated.
- University credits: 3
Humanities workshops: 20 hours
Professor: Terreni Alessandro