|Spring Term 2023 Joys and Pains of Race in France - 4012 - FREN 485
Prerequisites/Notes: One 300-level French course or consent of instructor.
Catalog Description : This seminar examines the history and contemporary life of “race” in France, from 18th-century French essays on the “races” of man, to the removal of the word “race” in 2018 from Article 1 of the French Constitution. Alongside literary/film written and oral analysis, we will deepen our historical and socio-cultural knowledge of French and American concepts, e.g. universalism, laïcité, intersectionality, “color-blindness,” minorités visibles.
Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Dimens GER (01cr), Language GER (01cr), BM Language GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Advanced Course