FREN 3520 History of Francophone Cultures
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as FREN 19.75.
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3 hours; 3 credits
A historical overview of the cultural heritage of the major French-speaking cultures of the world outside of Europe from the foundations of French colonialism to 1945. Particular attention to developing an understanding of the concepts of colonialism; nationalism; and racial, regional, and national identities. 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.
Prerequisite: French 1030 or permission of the chairperson.
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