University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

ITAL 3403 - Italian Migration to Australia

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: One 2 hour lecture weekly
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study
Incompatible: If one of ITAL 3502, ITAL 3502A has been successfully completed

Please note that Italian is taught by Flinders University staff as part of an arrangement between the two Universities. Classes are held at the University of Adelaide North, Terrace Campus, except for some classes which are held in Victoria Square or at Bedford Park. For detailed information on this course, please visit, select 'ITAL' in the drop down menu and find the course by title. The topic examines the history of Italian settlement in Australia in the context of Italian migration in the 19th and 20th Centuries. The topic considers: the various migration phases; the reasons for emigrating; the preferred destinations; the early Italian settlers in Australia; regional migration; migration patterns; settlement areas; occupations; early Anglo-Australian attitudes; Italians and fascism; internment and the Second World War; post-war migration; assimilationism and the Italian identity; Italian communities; second and third generation Italian-Australians. A segment of the topic is devoted to the history of Italian settlement in South Australia. No knowledge of Italian is necessary. Students who have undertaken the study of Italian settlement in either ITAL 3211 or ITAL 3311 are not permitted to enrol in this topic.

Course Fees

Students will enrol and be invoiced for this course through Flinders University.

Course Outline

A Course Outline which includes Learning Outcomes, Learning Resources, Learning & Teaching for this course may be accessed here

Critical Dates

Students will need to confirm Critical Dates with Flinders University.

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
21366 LE01     1 Aug - 19 Sep Thursday 8:30am - 10:30am Hartley, 108a, Teaching Room
10 Oct - 31 Oct Thursday 8:30am - 10:30am Hartley, 108a, Teaching Room