Aug 25, 2019  
Mansfield University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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WLC 3320 - FRANCE THROUGH FILM


This course gives students an opportunity to look at a culture other than their own through its representation in films, and helps them discover unknown aspects of their own culture through the examination of a foreign one. While watching a selection of French movies (in French with English subtitles), we will explore aspects of recent French history and their influence contemporary French culture; reflect on the interaction of various cultural (social) systems in France and other French-speaking communities; work on analytical skills; learn how to read film, literature, essays and relate them to a historical/social/cultural background. The films chosen illustrate key periods of French society from the pre-Revolutionary period to the beginning of the 21st century.

 

Prerequisites & Notes: Take ENG 1112

Credits: 3cr



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