Basic Course Information

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Goals of the Course

  1. Understand, integrate, and critically assess theories about the nature of culture and cultural criticism.
  2. Acquire a basic understanding of Italian culture, history, philosophy, and politics.
  3. Acquire initial skills in ethnographic description and intercultural competence.
  4. Develop your own philosophical theory of culture and cultural criticism.

Contact Information

Dr. Mark Alfino, Department of Philosophy, Gonzaga-in-Florence, Via Giorgio La Pira, 11/13, 50121 Firenze, Italy
Office Hours: See
Office: cell number to be announced.
Students in my courses should feel free to call cell phone with questions that they cannot settle through email.


  1. You must complete all work in the course to receive a grade.
  2. You must disclose any work that you are turning in for this course that you are submitting or have submitted for other courses.
  3. You must comply with all university policies concerning academic honesty.