29424 - Seminars (1) (LM)

Academic Year 2023/2024

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Italian Studies, European Literary Cultures, Linguistics (cod. 9220)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the seminar the student will acquire further knowledge relating to linguistic, literary and / or other related disciplines for the advancement of his/her knowledge through direct contact with scholars or experts from different disciplinary sectors.

Course contents

The Contemporary Poetry Seminar Officina di Poesia (30 h, 6 credits; in-person attendance mandatory) consists of 15 weekly afternoon meetings of two hours each, held by Professors of the Department and by Professors from other Universities.

The meetings will be held on Wednesdays, 17.00-19.00, from January 31, 2024, in Aula Tibiletti and (from March 20) in Aula V (Via Zamboni 38).

To attend the Seminar the access to the Teaching resources section on Virtuale platform is required (there is no limited number and no other type of registration is required) before the start of the meetings.



Criticism and Poetry: new frontiers in the analysis of poetic text



Attendance at the first introductory meeting is recommended, where detailed information and any clarifications regarding the Seminar structure and the assessment methods will be provided. Further information will be provided at the beginning of each meeting or during office hours.

Calendar and detailed schedule of the meetings will be available on Teaching resources on Virtuale before the start of the Seminar.

Dates, locations and duration of the meetings may undergo changes, which will be communicated in time in the "News" section of my Unibo web page and via email.


Before each meeting, students are invited to check the availability of didactic material in the Teaching resources section on Virtuale area.

Reading Suggestions

For a historical-critical framework of the topics discussed:

  • N. Lorenzini, Poesia italiana del Novecento, nuova edizione, Bologna, il Mulino, 2018.
  • Francesco Carbognin, Linguaggio (1956 – 1969), in N. Lorenzini – S. Colangelo [a cura di], Poesia e Storia, Milano, Bruno Mondadori, 2013, pp. 195-239.

Studies of theoretical and methodological nature:

  • G. Bottiroli, Che cos'è la teoria della letteratura. Fondamenti e problemi, Torino, Einaudi, 2006.
  • F. Brioschi, C. Di Girolamo, M. Fusillo, Introduzione alla letteratura. Nuova edizione, Roma, Carocci, 2003.
  • P. Giovannetti, La letteratura italiana moderna e contemporanea. Guida allo studio, Roma, Carocci, 2003.

Teaching methods

Seminars involving students in debates.

Assessment methods

For Students in Italian Studies, European Literary Cultures, Linguistics, documented attendance at 12 out of 15 meetings grants 6 credits.

Cfu will be assigned starting from may 2024. Enrollment in the exam session on AlmaEsami platform is required .

Teaching tools

Texts (pdf) downloadable in Teaching resources section on Virtuale platform; audio and video resources.

Office hours

See the website of Francesco Carbognin


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