Courses: Directions de France contemp (FRENB105001)

Spring 2011

Class Number: 1381
An examination of contemporary society in France and Francophone cultures as portrayed in recent documents and film. Emphasizing the tension in contemporary French-speaking societies between tradition and change, the course focuses on subjects such as family structures and the changing role of women, cultural and linguistic identity, an increasingly multiracial society, the individual and institutions (religious, political, educational), and les loisirs. In addition to the basic text and review of grammar, readings are chosen from newspapers, contemporary literary texts and magazines, complemented by video materials. Prerequisite: FREN 005 or 101.
III
Enrollment limited to 20 students.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1381 Div: III

Department

French

Taught By

Cherel,Benjamin

Location

Bryn Mawr, TAYSEM

Meeting Times

TTH 11:15am-12:45pm