Institutional History of Media

A.Y. 2021/2022
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
SPS/03
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course provides the student with the general guidelines necessary to understand the Institutional History of Media as well as the methodology necessary to the interpret the issues covered.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will have acquired a general knowledge of the history of media and the role they have played in the institutional, political and economic events of the contemporary world and particularly of italian history.
The course will consolidate student's ability to organize their own learning processes, with reference to the content and methods of the lessons and the texts subject to individual study. By the end of the course the student will also have honed his critical and judgmental skills, thanks to repeated requests to investigate the complexity of the development of the media in the contemporary world.
These skills will be acquired through a direct and continuous meeting with the instructor in the classroom. The discussion around the proposed sources, which will take place from time to time, will be an essential moment of critical reflection and methodological learning. Participation in meetings and seminars organized within the Department of Historical Studies will also be of great importance for this purpose. Students opting not to attend the lessons will be able to make use of the educational tools provided by the instructor on Ariel, deepen their knowledge of main topics through special readings with the agreement with the instructor, and contact the instructor during office hours.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Considering that the course is held in the second semester, please refer to the provisions that will be issued in the next months. It is recommended to regularly and carefully read all the contents on the platform Ariel regarding the course in Institutional History of Media.
Course syllabus
Course title: the Media between Democracy and Totalitarianism

Part 1: The Media into the 21st Century
Part 2: The evolution of the Media in Italy
Part 3: Fascism and the Media: a weapon for mass consensus
Prerequisites for admission
An adequate knowledge of contemporary history is necessary in order to attend the exam.
Teaching methods
Attendance is strongly recommended although not compulsory. The teaching is delivered through lectures aimed primarily at the acquisition of knowledge, competence and specific language of the subject. Discussion with the teacher is integrant part of the didactic method and aims at promoting a critical attitude and the capacity to apply the acquired competence and knowledge.
Teaching Resources
Attending Students:

6 cfu:
1) Lyn Gorman, David Mclean, Media e società nel mondo contemporaneo, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2011
2) Daniela Manetti, «Un'arma poderosissima». Industria cinematografica e Stato durante il fascismo 1922-1943, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2012
3) Lecture notes

9 cfu:
1) Lyn Gorman, David Mclean, Media e società nel mondo contemporaneo, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2011
2) Daniela Manetti, «Un'arma poderosissima». Industria cinematografica e Stato durante il fascismo 1922-1943, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2012
3) Lecture notes
4) Maddalena Carli, Vedere il fascismo. Arte e politica nelle esposizioni del regime (1928-1942), Roma, Carocci, 2021

Non-attending Students:

6 cfu:
1) Lyn Gorman, David Mclean, Media e società nel mondo contemporaneo, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2011
2) Andrea Sangiovanni, Le parole e le figure. Storia dei media in Italia dall'età liberale alla seconda guerra mondiale, Roma, Donzelli, 2012
3) Daniela Manetti, «Un'arma poderosissima». Industria cinematografica e Stato durante il fascismo 1922-1943, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2012

9 cfu:
1) Lyn Gorman, David Mclean, Media e società nel mondo contemporaneo, Bologna, Il Mulino, 2011
2) Andrea Sangiovanni, Le parole e le figure. Storia dei media in Italia dall'età liberale alla seconda guerra mondiale, Roma, Donzelli, 2012
3) Daniela Manetti, «Un'arma poderosissima». Industria cinematografica e Stato durante il fascismo 1922-1943, Milano, Franco Angeli, 2012
4) Maddalena Carli, Vedere il fascismo. Arte e politica nelle esposizioni del regime (1928-1942), Roma, Carocci, 2021
Assessment methods and Criteria
Method: oral exam
Evaluation criteria: capacity to demonstrate and elaborate knowledge; capacity for critical reflection on the completed work; quality of exposition, competence in the use of specialised lexicon, efficacy, clarity.
The format of the exam for students with disabilities should be arranged in advance with the professor, as well as the relevant office.
Unita' didattica A
SPS/03 - HISTORY OF POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
SPS/03 - HISTORY OF POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
SPS/03 - HISTORY OF POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours