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FREN3442S

Understanding French Civ

Understanding French Civilization

THIS COURSE TAUGHT AT MILLS CAMPUS

This course is designed for students to deepen their knowledge of France through a thorough analysis of what is meant by ‘French Civilization’. The workshop means to bring to light the main components of ‘Francité’ (Frenchness) in order to understand from inside how French society functions; using an interdisciplinary approach interconnecting cultural history, intercultural studies, sociology and anthropology, the course will highlight key patterns such as Hexagon, citizenship, national unity or the State (‘l’Etat’) with the aim of deciphering the complex framework of relationships that organize the so-called ‘French model’. The course is therefore intended to provide students with a better understanding of French past and current political characteristics, economic challenges, social issues and cultural assets.
Subject:
French
Department:
French
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:

Sections

Summer 2013

FREN3442SA-L13 Lecture (Bazin)

Summer 2012

FREN3442SA-L12 Lecture (Essaydi)

Summer 2011

FREN3442SA-L11 Lecture (Pichichero)