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FRNC2300: French/Francophone History and Culture 1

This unit of study will introduce students to key historical events in the French and Francophone world through a variety of visual, cinematographic, literary and artistic media. It will start from the Second World War then cover the decolonisation process up to today, focusing on several Francophone regions: the South Pacific, Vietnam, the Caribbean and West Africa.

Code FRNC2300
Academic unit French and Francophone Studies
Credit points 6
FRNC3633 or FRNC3634 or FRNC3002 or FRNC3606 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3626

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

  • LO1. have extensive knowledge in French and Francophone History and Culture
  • LO2. develop analytical and critical skills in relation to texts, artworks and films relating to French and Francophone history and culture
  • LO3. use French language skills (oral and written) to acquire theoretical tools and concepts, argue and develop ideas.
  • LO4. use creativity and academic rigour to express original points and ideas in class and in assignments

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