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Viewing: FREN 4700 : Race Matters: Literature, Culture, and Identity in Contemporary France

Last approved: Fri, 30 Jun 2017 08:01:42 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Romance, German and Slavic Languages and Literature (RGSL)
FREN
4700
Race Matters: Literature, Culture, and Identity in Contemporary France
Special Top - Race Matters
Fall 2017
3
Course Type
Special Topics
Lecture
Seminar
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FREN 3100W
Corequisites

19
Abdourahman Waberi
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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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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.
Course Attribute
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Cultures
CCAS - GCR: Foreign Languages
CCAS - GCR: Humanities

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