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Mar 18, 2016 by Carliss Smith (cpsmith)
Jun 30, 2017 by Eden Slone (edencslone)
FREN 4700 : Race Matters: Literature, Culture, and Identity in Contemporary France
Fri, 30 Jun 2017 08:01:42 GMT
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 19:39:03 GMT
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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literature (RGSL)
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Race Matters: Literature, Culture, and Identity in Contemporary France
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Special Top - Race Matters
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An interdisciplinary examination of cultural, political, and economic realities for Black populations in France.
In this course students will develop a deeper understanding of the complex debates surrounding race relations in France. They will also further develop analytic reading and writing skills through at-home reading and writing assignments as well as in-class discussions.
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RACE MATTERS 11_2.docx
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
This course is unique at GW because it is the only upper-level seminar on contemporary race relations in France taught exclusively in French. It focuses on novels and films only available in French and raises questions unique to the French experience of postcolonialism and immigration.
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Cultures
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Languages
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
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