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Topics in French Culture - FRN373

This unit explores representations of contemporary social issues in mainland France. By focusing on education as an embodiment of the French republican ideal, the unit interrogates notions of social determinism, “Frenchness” and universal values. Through the close reading of a wide-ranging body of works (print, electronic and audio-visual texts), the unit gives students an opportunity to consolidate their language and cultural competencies, to enhance their critical understanding of textual analysis, and to reflect on representations of the individual-collective nexus in contemporary French society. (B2 moving toward C1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.)

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

TBD - Not offered in the current year; next offering is to be determined

Staff Contact(s): Dr Bénédicte André

FRN336 Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of International Studies

Faculty of Arts

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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