INTERCUTURAL GEOGRAPHY

INTERCUTURAL GEOGRAPHY

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Code
63625
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 3nd year of 8750 PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATION (L-19) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-GGR/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (PEDAGOGICAL SCIENCES AND EDUCATION)
semester
1° Semester
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Intercultural geography itself as a tool for showing the power that has in identifying possible areas in which to promote intercultural practice, to find her in the concrete of everyday relationships, where you need to generate the experience of mutual exchange.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course intends to present the stages of evolution of intercultural geography, understood as significant support in the complex construction of identity.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Specific objectives are:

a) to acquire adequate knowledge and an effective capacity of understanding regarding the cultural diversity of the various peoples of the Planet;

b) to enable students to apply the acquired knowledge and to understand and solve problems in different application contexts related to case studies on topics such as: current demographic dynamics, international and national migrations, programmes and case studies related to multicultural and intercultural processes.

The learning outcomes will enable the student to develop appropriate knowledge and skills for working in intercultural design contexts.

 

The course aims to present the phases of the evolution of intercultural geography, understood as significant support in the complex construction of identity and understanding of otherness.

PREREQUISITES

You must have passed the Human Geography exam.

Teaching methods

The course includes front lessons, in which slide and projected video will be used.

Group discussions on the main concepts and issues will also take place.

Interventions of privileged and / or experienced witnesses are provided during some lessons.

The use of aulaweb is foreseen where materials presented and discussed in lessons on the tools of intercultural geography will be available.

 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course aims to provide a framework on issues such as: cultural connotators ( language and religion ) , cultural diversity , globalization , European integration ,  the smaller the great migrations . Particular attention will be paid both to the arrangements cities as privileged spaces for the promotion of intercultural projects is to " not " intercultural places such as the food and literature .

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

For attending students:

Mandatory texts:

N. Varani, F. De Boni (a cura di), Dalla multicultura all'intercultura.Spazi e strumenti geografici, Mcgraw Hill, Milano, 2017. Cap. 1,2,3,4 all ; dei capitoli  5 ( only 5.2,5.3,5.5), 6 (only 6.1, 6.3,6.6), 7 (only 7.1, 7.4 )

A. Angeli, S. Salvini, Popolazione mondiale e sviluppo sostenibile. Crescita, stagnazione e declino. Ed. Il Mulino, Bologna 2018.

A. Portera, L'insegnamento della geografia in ottica interculturale «Ambiente-Società-Territorio.Geografia nelle scuole» , 2005 , pp. 13-18

The student must also integrate with the in-depth reading of a text selected among those listed among the following texts:

  • M. Marengo, Geografie dell’intercultura, Pacini, Pisa, 2007
  • M. Aime, A. Ballerini, P. Arvati, Noi e l’altro. Materiali per l’analisi e la comprensione dei fenomeni migratori contemporanei, Discanti, Ravenna, 2011
  • G. Amiotti, A. Rosina, Identità e integrazione, Franco Angeli, Milano 2007
  • N. Pezzoni, La città sradicata, Geografie dell'abitare contemporaneo. I migranti mappano Milano, O Barra O Edizioni, 2013.

 

For Non-Attending Students:

Mandatory texts: N. Varani, F. De Boni (a cura di), Dalla multicultura all'intercultura.Spazi e strumenti geografici, Mcgraw Hill, Milano, 2017.

M.Livi Bacci, Storia minima della popolazione del mondo. Ed. Il Mulino, Bologna 2011.

A. Portera, L'insegnamento della geografia in ottica interculturale «Ambiente-Società-Territorio.Geografia nelle scuole» , 2005 , pp. 13-18

 

The student must also integrate with the in-depth reading of a text selected among those listed among the following texts:

 

  • M. Marengo, Geografie dell’intercultura, Pacini, Pisa, 2007
  • C. Tudge,  Nutrire il mondo é facile, Slow Food Editore, 2010.
  • L.R. Brown, 9 miliardi di posti a tavola. La nuova geopolitica della scrsità di cibo, Edizioni ambiente, Isola del Liri (FR), 2012.
  • M. Samers (traduzione di Stanganini L.), Migrazioni, Carocci, Roma, 2012.
  • M. Aime, A. Ballerini, P. Arvati, Noi e l’altro. Materiali per l’analisi e la comprensione dei fenomeni migratori contemporanei, Discanti, Ravenna, 2011
  • N. Pezzoni, La città sradicata, Geografie dell'abitare contemporaneo. I migranti mappano Milano, O Barra O Edizioni, 2013
  • F. Remotti, Contro l’identità, Laterza, Bari, 2009
  • S. Benhabib, La rivendicazione dell’identità culturale. Eguaglianza e diversità nell’era globale, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2005
  • A. Portera, Globalizzazione e pedagogia interculturale, Erickson, Trento, 2006.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Times and place of receipt Department Disfor TA10 room First half : WEDNESDAY ' 14.30-15.30 ; THURSDAY ' appointment II semester: WEDNESDAY ' 14.30-15.30 ; THURSDAY ' appointment For any question relating to the teaching you can still communicate with the teacher via email : varani@unige.it or by calling 010 20953605 ; or by calling 01020953604 . Further information To take the exams you must register on the portal students of the University of Genoa ( www.studenti.unige.it ) ; The course will begin in the second half . For additional information, students are asked to contact in time with the teacher to define bibliographic or alternative programs integrations .

Exam Board

NICOLETTA VARANI (President)

ENRICO BERNARDINI (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

The course includes front lessons, in which slide and projected video will be used.

Group discussions on the main concepts and issues will also take place.

Interventions of privileged and / or experienced witnesses are provided during some lessons.

The use of aulaweb is foreseen where materials presented and discussed in lessons on the tools of intercultural geography will be available.

 

LESSONS START

 September 26  2018

ORARI

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EXAMS

Exam description

For attending students :
At the end of the course there will be a written exam reserved for students attending (70-75% of the course). 

For non-attending students : oral exam .

The oral exam includes the discussion , including through the use of graphs, charts and tables , proposals on aulaweb or present on the texts in the program , useful to the understanding of the territory understood as a central point of contact for the study and the various interactions between identity .And critical reading with a short written reworking of one of the recommended texts in the bibliography is also provided.

 

 

Assessment methods

For attending students:

At the end of the course there will be a written exam reserved for students attending (70-75% of the course). Students who do NOT take the written exam  will take an oral exam in the same way as those who do not excluded critical reading with a brief written reworking of one of the recommended texts.


For non attending students:

Oral test for non-attendants: The oral test involves discussion, also with the help of graphs, charts and tables, proposed during the course or present on the texts in the program, useful for understanding the territory as a central point for the study of contact and interactions between different identities. A critical reading with a brief written reworking of one of the texts recommended in the bibliography is also envisaged.

The oral examination will be assessed on the basis of the following 

a) Knowledge of the topics dealt with in the course (65%)

b) Quality of oral exposure/ability to present arguments and critical approach to discipline (25%)

c) Mastery of specific vocabulary (10%)