Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

FREN 451 - FRANCE-AMER: IMAGE & EXCHANGE

Long Title: FRANCE - AMERICA: IMAGE AND EXCHANGE
Department: Classical and European Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This undergraduate course analyzes French and American culture and identity through transatlantic encounters. We study French intellectuals (Tocqueville, Beauvoir, Baudrillard) who traveled to the US, and images of America in French novels, comic strips, films. We also examine American gazes toward the French. Effective May 15, 2019, this course does not carry D1 credit. Recommended Prerequisite(s): Completion of one 300-level course or permission of instructor