Italian 952: Seminar, Pier Paolo Pasolini

This seminar will explore the career of the controversial Italian artist Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-1975), including his work as poet, filmmaker, playwright, theorist, and political commentator. Pasolini’s work will be studied against the backdrop of Italian and European history from the period of fascism and Resistance through the Economic Boom and rise of new social movements in the 1970s.