History of women and gender identity

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
M-STO/01 M-STO/02 M-STO/04
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims to offer intellectual elements about the history of women and gender identity in Europe from the Middle Ages to the 19th century
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student will have acquired a general framework regarding the development of the status of women in Europe from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. The student will also be able to place the turning in their chronological, territorial and social contexts. The student will be able to use a specific lexicon and to express in a clear and effective form specific concepts of the discipline
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Lessons: the lessons will take place remotely, in asynchronous form, through Ariel.
Exam: in case it proves impossible to hold the written exam in University, the exam will take place remotely, in ways which will be communicated on the course page on Ariel.
Course syllabus
Title of the course: The life of women in the past

Part 1: The life of women in the past (I).
Part 2: The life of women in the past (II).
Part 3: The life of women in the past (III).
Prerequisites for admission
Mastery of the spoken, read and written Italian language.
Teaching methods
Attendance to classes is recommended although not compulsory.
Teaching consists of lectures.
Teaching Resources
Attending Students, attending International and Erasmus incoming Students included.
Programme for 6 CFU:
1) Lecture notes: part 1 and part 2;
2) M. E. Wiesner-Hanks, Le donne nell'Europa moderna. Nuova edizione ampliata, Einaudi, Torino 2017; and Storia delle donne in occidente, vol. IV: L'Ottocento, a cura a cura di G. Fraisse e M. Perrot, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2016;
3) V. Criscuolo, Storia moderna, Pearson, Milano 2019; and A. Canavero, Storia contemporanea, Pearson, Milano 2019, capitoli 1-10.

Attending Students, attending International and Erasmus incoming Students included.
Programme for 9 CFU:
1) Lecture notes: part 1, part 2, part 3;
2) Storia delle donne in occidente, vol. II: Il Medioevo, a cura di Ch. Klapisch-Zuber, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2017; and M. E. Wiesner-Hanks, Le donne nell'Europa moderna. Nuova edizione ampliata, Einaudi, Torino 2017; and Storia delle donne in occidente, vol. IV: L'Ottocento, a cura a cura di G. Fraisse e M. Perrot, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2016;
3) P. Grillo, Storia medievale. Italia, Europa, Mediterraneo, Pearson, Milano 2019, capitoli 11-23; and V. Criscuolo, Storia moderna, Pearson, Milano 2019; and A. Canavero, Storia contemporanea, Pearson, Milano 2019, capitoli 1-10.


Non-attending Students, non-attending International and Erasmus incoming Students included.
Programme for 6 CFU:
1) M. E. Wiesner-Hanks, Le donne nell'Europa moderna. Nuova edizione ampliata, Einaudi, Torino 2017; and Storia delle donne in occidente, vol. IV: L'Ottocento, a cura a cura di G. Fraisse e M. Perrot, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2016.
2) A. Bellavitis, Il lavoro delle donne nelle città dell'Europa moderna, Viella, Roma, 2016; and A. Pescarolo, Il lavoro delle donne nell'Italia contemporanea, Viella, Roma 2019, capitoli: 1-5.
3) V. Criscuolo, Storia moderna, Pearson, Milano 2019; and A. Canavero, Storia contemporanea, Pearson, Milano 2019, capitoli 1-10.


Non-attending Students, non-attending International and Erasmus incoming Students included.
Programme for 9 CFU:
1) Storia delle donne in occidente, vol. II: Il Medioevo, a cura di Ch. Klapisch-Zuber, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2017; and M. E. Wiesner-Hanks, Le donne nell'Europa moderna. Nuova edizione ampliata, Einaudi, Torino 2017; and Storia delle donne in occidente, vol. IV: L'Ottocento, a cura a cura di G. Fraisse e M. Perrot, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2016.
2) M.P. Zanoboni, Donne al lavoro nell'Italia e nell'Europa medievali (secoli XIII-XV), Jouvence, Milano 2016; and A. Bellavitis, Il lavoro delle donne nelle città dell'Europa moderna, Viella, Roma, 2016; and A. Pescarolo, Il lavoro delle donne nell'Italia contemporanea, Viella, Roma 2019, capitoli: 1-5.
3) P. Grillo, Storia medievale. Italia, Europa, Mediterraneo, Pearson, Milano 2019, capitoli 11-23; and V. Criscuolo, Storia moderna, Pearson, Milano 2019; and A. Canavero, Storia contemporanea, Pearson, Milano 2019, capitoli 1-10.

1) This syllabus is valid from May 2021 to January-February 2022.
Therefore, for the exam December 2020 and January/February 2021, students will have to prepare the program for the academic year 2019-20. The academic year program 2019-20 is published online by the University offices and on Ariel.
2) Before contacting the teacher, the student must carefully read this syllabus and what is published on Ariel page. No information already provided in this program will be provided by e-mail.
3) If the student contacts the teacher by e-mail, she/he must send the e-mail (including signature and serial number) from the e-mail address of the University of Milan.
4) Communications will be published on Ariel. Students are therefore invited to regularly consult Ariel and their e-mail (address of the University of Milan).
Assessment methods and Criteria
- Method: written exam.
- Type of examination: written test with multiple choice questions, in Italian, on the computer (45 minutes).
-Evaluation criteria: ability to demonstrate and process knowledge.
- Type of evaluation method: mark in 30s.

The student must submit to the examination with:
1) valid identification document within the borders of the Italian Republic;
2) university badge;
3) e-mail address assigned by the University and password (the password must be less than 14 characters. If the student usually uses a password of 14 or more characters, she/he must change the password before
attending the exam. The new password must be less than 14 characters. Before the exam the student must verify that the new password is active).


The format of the exam for students with disabilities should be arranged in advance with the professor, as well as the relevant office.
Unita' didattica A
M-STO/01 - MEDIEVAL HISTORY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
M-STO/02 - MODERN HISTORY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
M-STO/04 - CONTEMPORARY HISTORY - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor(s)