Adv: Self Portraits: Renasissance to Contemporary
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: School of Languages
Department: Foreign Languages
Course Number: NFRN 3102
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Description:
In this course students explore self representation from the French Renaissance to today, in French literature, painting, photography, film, as well as in today's pop culture, music, and street art. Issues of identity, gender, non-conformity, multiculturalism, war, and socioeconomics are addressed in French and Francophone contexts. Coursework includes readings, presentations, student led discussions, and regular written practice with creative exercises of self-representation in French. Pre-requisite: Minimum two years of French.
Course Open to: Degree Students