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GERMANIC PHILOLOGY I

CODE 72735
ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018
CREDITS 6 credits during the 2nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR L-FIL-LET/15
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Modern languages and cultures)
SEMESTER 1° Semester

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Course I A offers an introduction to the history and culture of the Germanic peoples, as well as to Germanic linguistics and philology, paying particular attention to the problems connected with the edition of Old Germanic texts.

Course I B offers an introduction to Germanic Philology, paying particular attention to the history of the Germanic peoples and to the Germanic cultural and linguistic heritage in Italy.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Course I A is addressed to the second-year students learning English, German or Swedish and belonging to the "Lingue, letterature e culture moderne" line.

Course I B is addressed to the second-year students learning English, German or Swedish and belonging to the "Lingue e culture moderne per l'impresa e il turismo" line.

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lectures with the support of the platform Aulaweb

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Course I A:

1. Germanic Philology: meaning and methods

2. The Germanic peoples

3. Germanic culture

4. Germanic linguistics

5. Textual criticism of Germanic texts

Course I B:

1. Germanic Philology: meaning and methods; history of the discipline

2. Italy and the Germanic peoples

3. Germanic culture

4. Germanic elements in the Italian language

5. Textual criticism of Germanic texts

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Course I A:
The syllabus of the course "Materiali inerenti al Corso I A dell'a.a. 2017-2018" by C. Benati is available on the platform Aulaweb.

Moreover following texts are necessary to prepare the exam:
- S. Leonardi - E. Morlicchio: La filologia germanica e le lingue moderne, Bologna, Il Molino, 2009;
- TH. Bein: Introduzione alla critica dei testi tedeschi medievali, Edizioni ETS, Pisa 1999 (or the "Critica testuale" notes available on the platform Aulaweb);
- M.G. Saibene - M. Buzzoni: Manuale di linguistica germanica, Cisalpino, Milano, 2006, pp. 75-80; pp. 269-307; pp. 331-344; pp. 367-390;
- J. Dubois e altri: Dizionario di linguistica, Zanichelli, Bologna, ult. ed. only the parts indicated).

Corso I B:
The syllabus of the course "Materiali inerenti al corso I B dell'a.a. 2017-2018" by C. Benati is available on the platform Aulaweb.

Moreover following texts are necessary to prepare the exam:

- S. Leonardi - E. Morlicchio: La filologia germanica e le lingue moderne, Bologna, Il Molino, 2009;
- TH. Bein: Introduzione alla critica dei testi tedeschi medievali, Edizioni ETS, Pisa 1999 (ot the "Critica testuale" notes available on the platform Aulaweb);
- C. Benati: Laurin e Walberan. Introduzione, traduzione dall'altotedesco medio e commento, Edizioni ETS, Pisa 2007.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

CHIARA BENATI (President)

CLAUDIA THERESIA HANDL (President)

DAVIDE AGOSTINO FINCO

PAOLO MARELLI

CHIARA BENATI (President)

CLAUDIA THERESIA HANDL (President)

DAVIDE AGOSTINO FINCO

PAOLO MARELLI

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lectures with the support of the platform Aulaweb

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Course I A
The oral exam will deal with the course topics, paying particular attention to the phonetical, morphological, syntactic and lexical evolution of the old Germanic languages. The evaluation will not only take into account the student's knowledge, but also his/her ability to use appropriate language and terminology.  

Course I B
The oral exam will deal with the course topics, paying particular attention to the socio-cultural evolution of the Germanic language area and to the the linguitsic and cutlure heritage in Italy. The evaluation will not only take into accpunt the student's knowledge, but also his/her ability to use appropriate language and terminology.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
31/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà in aula D
23/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula A Polo didattico, Via delle Fontane
13/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula B Polo didattico, Via delle Fontane
26/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula B Polo didattico, Via delle Fontane
11/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula Magna, Polo didattico Via delle Fontane
13/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Studio docente, Piazza Santa Sabina 2, V piano
26/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Studio docente, Piazza Santa Sabina 2, V piano
31/01/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale L'esame si svolgerà in aula D
21/02/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula Magna Polo Didattico Via delle Fontane
13/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula B Polo didattico, Via delle Fontane
26/06/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula B Polo didattico, Via delle Fontane
11/07/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Aula Magna, Polo didattico Via delle Fontane
13/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Studio docente, Piazza Santa Sabina 2, V piano
26/09/2018 09:00 GENOVA Orale Studio docente, Piazza Santa Sabina 2, V piano

FURTHER INFORMATION

The course programm is valid until summer 2020