FREN 3525 The Contemporary Francophone World

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as FREN 18.75.
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3 hours; 3 credits

An exploration of the contemporary French-speaking world outside of Europe from 1945 to the present with particular attention to developing an understanding of the concepts of cultural identity and difference, nationalism, and la francophonie. Discussions and frequent writing assignments using a variety of approaches and supplementary materials from the print, broadcast, and electronic media. Field trips to museums and cultural events. May be taken concurrently with or after French 2018 or 2024. Qualifies as a LOTE (Language Other Than English) course for Pathways College Option purposes.

Prerequisite: French 1030 or permission of the chairperson.


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