- Schedule of Classes - January 18, 2019 7:14PM EST
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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.
This course is conceived as a critical introduction to a cultural and political debate that appeared in the years of Mitterrand's France and reached its climax in the last decade. It will focus on a French society deeply shaped by immigration and globalization. In which way do the youth of the "banlieue" - mostly formed by postcolonial Blacks and Muslims - create their own culture with the French culture? How have literature, essays, movies, documentary films, "national identity" carried on by governments reacted to these transformations? Selecting literary texts (by Maryse Condé, Zahia Rahmani, Adb El Malik) and other cultural productions, the course will explore the new expressions of France as an "imagined community".
When Offered Spring.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: FREN 2310 or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor.
Distribution Category (LA-AS)
Language Requirement Satisfies Option 1.
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- MWFGoldwin Smith Hall 122
Prerequisites: FREN 2310 or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor.
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