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Italian 365: Machiavelli and His World

This course introduces students to the major works of Machiavelli through the close reading and discussion of his writings in their cultural and historical contexts. Students will deepen their understanding of the controversies surrounding Machiavelli’s Prince and other works by considering literary, historical, political, and artistic points of view with the aim of articulating the complexities of his political thought.

Italian 360: In Translation: French and Italian Renaissance Literature Online

A web-based course comprising 15 week-long units, organized as a virtual journey through Renaissance Italian and French cities. Each unit includes a lecture and readings from main literary texts and cultural documents associated with the city or region.


Looking to earn some credit this summer? Whether you’re on campus or off, Littrans 360 is an ideal course for summer session! Here’s why: