• About Dru Pagliassotti


    Sharks in Venice

    by  • April 11, 2010 • Cinema, Class Prep, Critique • 0 Comments

    Terry and I are taking our class preparation very seriously. Since one of our goals is to discuss depictions of Venice across all media, I, as the film theory half of the partnership, have been dutifully checking out various Venice-related movies with an eye toward using them to enhance our lectures. As a result,...

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    Established 4/3/10

    by  • April 3, 2010 • Class Prep

    Students will acquire a background knowledge of Venetian history, geography, demography, culture, and politics with special attention to how Venice has operated as a significant symbol — of an untouchable republic, of a militant mercantile nation, of a corrupt political system, of a decadently sexual culture, and of a dying empire — within various...

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