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21G.322 21G.322[J] Frenchness in an Era of Globalization

Prereq: One intermediate subject in French or permission of instructor
Acad Year 2017-2018: Not offered
Acad Year 2018-2019: U (Fall)

12 Units. HASS-H

Approaches the question of what constitutes Frenchness in today's era of globalization through issues of memory, belonging, and cultural production. Explores the role of timeless traditions - common technologies, an internationally-spoken language, monuments open to the world, and foods such as wine and cheese - remain quintessentially French. Also covers recent scandals about France's role in the world, such as its colonial identity and Dominique Strauss-Kahn's New York debacle. Taught in French.Limited to 18.

C. Clark

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Same subject as 21H.242[J]