Contemporary France

PREREQUISITE: FREN-UA 105 OR FREN-UA 9105.

Prerequisite: Written Contemporary French (FREN-UA 105). CONDUCTED IN FRENCH. An introduction to French history, politics, and social relations from 1900 to the present. Attention is paid to the successive crises that challenged France's stature, its national identity, and its Republican model. Topics include the French political and social systems; France's “exceptionalism” and relationships with Europe, the United States, and globalization; colonialism, immigration, and post-colonialism; and gender and class relations.

The concept of ?French civilization? in both its mythical and real aspects. Gives the student considerable knowledge about the economic and social features of contemporary France. Uses the comparative approach between French and American culture.

Course Information

FREN-UA 164

Undergraduate

4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

1
Erika Kristen Hendrix
MW: 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM 25W4 C-9