Spring 2014 Philosophy of Italian Culture

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Course Reading List

Baudrillard, Jean. "The Ideological Genesis of Needs." In The Consumer Society Reader, edited by Juliet Schor and Douglas Holt, 57-80. New York: The New Press, 2000.

Bellochio, Marco. "Good Morning, Night (Buongiorno, Notte)." 2003.

Boria, Monica. "Silenced Humour on Rai Tv: Daniel Luttazzi, Sabina Guzzanti & Co.". In Resisting the Tide : Cultures of Opposition under Berlusconi, edited by Daniele Albertazzi, Clodagh Brook, Charlotte Ross and Nina Rothenberg, 98-109. New York: Continuum Press, 2009.

Bowman, James. "Introduction." In Honor: A History, 1-11, 2006. Campus, Donatella. "Defeated and Dvided? The Left in Opposition." In Resisting the Tide : Cultures of Opposition under Berlusconi, edited by Daniele Albertazzi, Clodagh Brook, Charlotte Ross and Nina Rothenberg, 71-82. New York: Continuum Press, 2009.

Ceri, Paolo. "Challenging from the Grass Roots: The Girotondi and the No Global Movement." In Resisting the Tide : Cultures of Opposition under Berlusconi, edited by Daniele Albertazzi, Clodagh Brook, Charlotte Ross and Nina Rothenberg, 83-93. New York: Continuum Press, 2009.

d'Arcangeli, Luciana. "Dario Fo, Franca Rame and the Censors." In Culture, Censorhip and the State in Twentieth-Century Italy, edited by Guido Bonsaver and Robert S. C. Gordon, 158-67. London: Legenda, 2005.

Davis, John. "Family and State in the Mediterranean." In Honor and Shame and the Unity of the Mediterranean 22-34. Washington, D.C.: American Anthropological Association, 1987.

Diamond, Jared. Why Do Some Societies Make Disastrous Decisions? Culture: Leading Scientists Explore Societies, Art, Power, and Technology. edited by John Brockman New York: Harper, 2011.

Eco, Umberto. "'Holy Wars, Passion and Religion." in Turning back the Clock: Hot Wars and Media Populism. Orlando: Harcourt, 2007

---. "Pasta Cunegonda." Turning back the Clock: Hot Wars and Media Populism. Orlando: Harcourt, 2007

Erickson, Paul A. , and Liam Murphy. "Excerpts from Chapter 3: Symbolic, Political Economy, Postmodern." In A History of Anthropological Theory, edited by Paul A. Erickson and Liam Murphy, 130-49. Ontario: Broadview Press, 1998.

———. "Excerpts from Chapter One: Marxism." In A History of Anthropological Theory, edited by Paul A. Erickson and Liam Murphy, 39-45. Ontario: Broadview Press, 1998.

Fo, Dario. Accidental Death of an Anarchist. London: Methuen, 1970. play.

Fronteddu, Carla. "Wounded to Death. Femicide in Italy." http://timeforequality.org/news/wounded-to-death-femicide-in-italy/.

Gandini, Erik. "Videocracy." 2009.

Geertz, Clifford. "Chapter 1: Thick Description: Toward and Interpretive Theory of Culture." In The Interpretation of Cultures, edited by Clifford Geertz, 3-30. New York: Basic Books, 1973.

Gilmore, David. "Introduction: The Shame of Dishonor." In Honor and Shame and the Unity of the Mediterranean 3-21. Washington, D.C.: American Anthropological Association, 1987.

Giordana, Marco Tullio. "Piazza Fontana: The Italian Conspiracy (Romanza Di Una Strage)." 2012.

Gladwell, Malcolm. "The Coolhunt." The New Yorker, March 17, 1997 1997, 78-88.

Gleenslade, Roy. "'My Name Is Cleared at Last' - Film Shows Police Brutality at Genoa G8 Summit." Guardian, May 22, 2013 2013.

Gramsci, Antonio. The Antonio Gramsci Reader. New York: New York University Press, 1988.

Grandi, Roberto, and Cristian Vaccari. "Electoral Campainging and the New Media." In Resisting the Tide : Cultures of Opposition under Berlusconi, edited by Daniele Albertazzi, Clodagh Brook, Charlotte Ross and Nina Rothenberg, 46-55. New York: Continuum Press, 2009.

Marx, Karl. "The Fetishism of the Commodity and Its Secret." In The Consumer Society Reader, edited by Juliet Schor and Douglas Holt, 331-42. New York: The New Press, 2000.

Pagano, Maurizio. "Contemporary Italian Philosophy: The Confrontation between Religious and Secular Thought." 1-13.

Piras, Analisa. "Girlfriend in a Coma." 2013.

Roghi, Vanessa. "Television and Censorship: Preliminary Research Notes." In Culture, Censorhip and the State in Twentieth-Century Italy, edited by Guido Bonsaver and Robert S. C. Gordon, 150-57. London: Legenda, 2005.

Singer, Peter. "Chapter 1: A Changing World." In One World, edited by Peter Singer. Australia: Yale University Press, 2002.

Stille, Alexander. Excerpts from the Sack of Rome: Media & Money + Celebrity-Power = Silvio Berlusconi. New York: Penguin Books, 2006.

Van Cleave, Rachel. "Sex, Lies, and Honor in Italian Rape Law." Suffolk University Law Review 38 (2005): 427-54.

Vicari, Daniele. "Diaz." 2012.

Viroli, Maurizio. The Liberty of Servants: Berlusconi's Italy. Translated by Antony Shugaar. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010.

Wilson, E. O. . Excerpts from the Social Conquest of Earth. New York: Norton, 2012.

Wood, Sharon , and Joseph Farrell. Other Voices: Contesting the Status Quo. The Cambridge Companion to Modern Italian Culture. edited by Zygmunt/ West Baranski, Rebecca Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2001.

Zanardo, Lorella, and Marco Malfi Chinderini. "Il Corpo Della Donne (Womens' Bodies)." 2009.