81582 - History of Serialisation (1) (LM)

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  • Teacher Monica Dall'Asta

  • Credits 6

  • SSD L-ART/06

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Cinema, Television and Multimedia Production (cod. 0966)

  • Teaching resources on Virtuale

  • Course Timetable from Sep 23, 2021 to Oct 22, 2021


This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Quality education Gender equality

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes


Course contents

Euronoir: Characters of Contemporary European Seriality between Detective and Noir Narratives



  • Detective fiction, noir, crime: A short history of a very special genre
  • Theories of detective fiction, an introduction
  • Emergence and development of the notion of "noir"
  • Evolution of European noir from literature to film and television
  • Globalization, glocalization and regionalization in European noir
  • French néo-polar
  • Mediterranean noir
  • Nordic Noir


L'elenco completo dei testi d'esame sarà pubblicato sulla pagina del corso su virtuale.unibo.it

Teaching methods

The course will be held online on the Teams platform. It will employ a range of innovative digital tools and a teaching methodology aimed to stimulate students to actively process the learning contents.

Assessment methods

The final examination will take place in the form of an interview in Italian. Students will be asked to answer a few questions about the program, so as to verify whether they have achieved the foreseen learning outcomes.

Office hours

See the website of Monica Dall'Asta