Artiste italiane del Rinascimento e del Barocco
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LNW38
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
This lecture will focus on the role and works of Italian women in the arts, from the Renaissance to the Baroque.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
We will look into the life and works of a number of artists:
- the sculptor Properzia de' Rossi
- Safonisba Anguissola, the noble and famous Cremonese portrait painter who was so skilled as to be an inspiration for Caravaggio.
- the seventeenth century naturalist painter Artemisia Gentileschi and others.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
-be familiar with the life and works of a number of Italian female artists
-have a better understanding of the cultural context and atmosphere of discovery that drove these women.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This lecture will be conducted in Italian and therefore aims at those of you with an advanced level of the language. This course is suitable if you are attending Italian 4 or 5 at Citylit or have an equivalent level.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Teaching Italian is Evi’s passion and profession. She started in 2000 after graduating with a degree in Humanities. Her first teaching experience with children of refugees initiated her interest and she took an MA in teaching Italian as a foreign language at Perugia University. In 2002 Evi started travelling and worked as a lecturer at the Italian Culture Institute in Madrid and Prague. Since moving to London she has worked for various colleges and universities, including City Lit since 2008. In 2015 Evi also gained a PGCE in Teaching Adults from the University of Westminster. Following several years of studies and teaching experience, her method is modern and communicative where practice comes first and one can learn the language alongside discovering the culture and society of the country. Evi has a curious and open attitude towards life. Her love for languages and other cultures has deepened the appreciation she holds for her own. She loves to help students expand their cultural understanding as well as advance and enjoy their learning.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.