Studying at the University of Verona

A.A. 2014/2015

Academic calendar

Il calendario accademico riporta le scadenze, gli adempimenti e i periodi rilevanti per la componente studentesca, personale docente e personale dell'Università. Sono inoltre indicate le festività e le chiusure ufficiali dell'Ateneo.
L’anno accademico inizia il 1° ottobre e termina il 30 settembre dell'anno successivo.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates. .

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
I semestre Oct 1, 2014 Jan 10, 2015
II semestre Feb 23, 2015 May 30, 2015

Exam calendar

The exam roll calls are centrally administered by the operational unit   Foreign Languages and Literatures Teaching and Student Services Unit
Exam Session Calendar and Roll call enrolment   sistema ESSE3 . If you forget your password to the online services, please contact the technical office in your Faculty or to the service credential recovery .

Exam calendar

Per dubbi o domande Read the answers to the more serious and frequent questions - F.A.Q. Examination enrolment

Academic staff


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Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

Training offer to be defined

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.

SPlacements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code



Roberto Cagliero



Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)


Language of instruction

English en


II semestre dal Feb 23, 2015 al May 30, 2015.

Learning outcomes

The course analyzes proxemic issues in the context of English




Argyle, Michael, “Is Nonverbal Communication a Kind of Language?”, ETC, Summer 1989, pp. 158-162

Ekman, Paul, Emotions Revealed. Understanding Faces and Feelings , New York, Times Books 2003 (Te lo leggo in faccia. Riconoscere le emozioni anche quando sono nascoste, Torino, Amrita 2008)

Ekman, Paul, Telling Lies, New York, Norton 2009 (CHAPTERS 2, 4, 5, 6, 8 e 10 ONLY)

Ekman, Paul

Giroux, H., “Terrorizing the Self. Selfie Culture at the Intersection of the Corporate and the Surveillance States”, Truth-Out FEBRUARY 6-8, 2015, (Italian translation available at )

Hall, Edward T., The Hidden Dimension , New York, Anchor Books 1969. ONLY chapters 5, 6, 9, 10, 11 and 12 (volume available at the Frinzi library, both in English and in Italian)

Lyman, S. M. and Marvin B. Scott, “Territoriality: A Neglected Sociological Dimension”, Social Problems, Vol. 15, No. 2 (Autumn, 1967), pp. 236-249

Matsumoto, D., “Paul Ekman and the legacy of universals”, Journal of Research in Personality 38 (2004) 45–51

Prabhu, T. “Proxemics. Some Challenges and Strategies in Nonverbal Communication”, The IUP Journal of Soft Skills 4 (3), 2010, pp. 7-14

Watson, O. Michael, Proxemic Behavior. A Cross-Cultural Study, The Hague, Mouton 1970. ONLY chapters 2 and 5


Romney & Obama Body Language

Deception Analysis - Hillary Clinton Body Language Cluster

Secrets of Body Language – Documentary

Linguaggio del corpo del presidente Clinton

Face to Face, video in 3 parts available at:

Paul Ekman, PhD: Compassion and Emotion

Dr. Paul Ekman on Expression and Gesture and Their Role in Emotion and Deception - Part 1

Dr. Paul Ekman on Expression and Gesture and Their Role in Emotion and Deception - Part 2

Proxemics (recognizing facial expressions) (recognizing facial expressions)

***PHOTOS: each student must bring to the exam 10 photos of her/his choice, to be analyzed according to the theories of proxemics and/or Ekman on emotions

***URLs no longer available must be reported via email to at least two weeks before the exam date. After this deadline the student is responsible for finding the same video at another http address. The same applies to all essays which are part of the program.

***ADDITIONAL READING. The following are NOT part of the course’s reading list.
They are NOT required reading. They are meant to provide additional information to those interested in the topic.

Axtell, Roger, Gestures. The Do’s and Taboos of Body Language Around the World, New York, Wiley 1998 (English paperback available at

Ferguson, S. and Ferguson, S.D., “Proxemics and Television. The Politician’s Dilemma”, Canadian Journal of Communication

Kenner A.N. and Katsimaglis, G., “Gender Differences in Proxemics. Taxi-Seat Choice”, Psychological Reports 1993, pp. 625-626

Examination Methods

Oral exam for all students.
C1 in English is a pre-requisite in order to take the

Tipologia di Attività formativa D e F

Academic year

Training offer to be defined

Career prospects

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Linguistic training CLA

Student Guide


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