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FRNC2100: French and Francophone Visual Cultures 1

2023 unit information

This unit will explore how visual cultures have interacted with society in the French and Francophone worlds from 1945 until today. It will examine how key socio-political and cultural events have been represented in film and visual arts and, in turn, how they have shaped social realities since the end of the Second World War. In this unit, students will explore major concepts, theories and methods to examine and analyse French and Francophone cultures as expressed through film and visual arts.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

French and Francophone Studies

Code FRNC2100
Academic unit French and Francophone Studies
Credit points 6
FRNC1632 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3002 or FRNC3626 or FRNC3633
FRNC2802 or FRNC2681 or FRNC3690 or FRNC3693
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of visual cultures in French and Francophone contexts,
  • LO2. understand the interactions between socio-political and cultural events,
  • LO3. demonstrate an understanding of major concepts, theories and methods useful to analyse French and Francophone cultures,
  • LO4. undertake research in visual arts.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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