FREN 2692

FREN 2692

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2024-2025.

This course adopts an interdisciplinary lens to reflect on how we can think difference productively in our current global condition, through examining some of the challenges that traditionally normative legislative systems (French secularism, shari'a laws in Francophone muslim countries) come up against when faced with increasingly multi-ethnic and pluralistic societies. We will examine a wide array of contemporary issues in the French metropole and the Francophone sphere, as well as their particular histories. Combining an interdisciplinary approach, we will look at a set of current events, legislations, and public debates, such as the burqa ban, terrorism, the same-sex marriage debate (marriage pour tous), and immigration 'queston'.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: FREN 2095 or permission of instructor.

Distribution Category (ALC-AS)
Language Requirement Satisfies Option 1.

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19679 FREN 2692   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: FREN 2095 or permission of instructor.