This unit is required for the major in the introductory language stream. We will study the development of French national and cultural identity in modern times, with an emphasis on the social transformations France has undergone in the twentieth century and the political challenges it confronts in redefining its role in Europe and the world. The unit will also develop reading, analytical and critical skills through close study of a variety of authentic texts.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
2x each equivalent to 2000wds research project (40%), 1xWritten text analysis equivalent to 1000wds (25%), 1xGroup Tutorial presentation equivalent to 1000wds each (25%), Tutorial participation (10%)
FRNC2002 or FRNC3002 or FRNC2627