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FRNC2625: Visions of Francophone Worlds

2024 unit information

This unit is required for the major in the French and Francophone Studies introductory and intermediate streams. It explores how French and Francophone societies have evolved from the early 20th century to the present, and how visions of the Francophone worlds continue to shift across time and space. By examining literary texts, artworks, films and/or theoretical essays, students develop reading and critical skills in French. With this unit, students examine how French and Francophone identities and cultures have been shaped and upheaved by key political, social and cultural shifts in the past and present centuries.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

French and Francophone Studies

Code FRNC2625
Academic unit French and Francophone Studies
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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FRNC2603
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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FRNC2627
Assumed knowledge:
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None

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

  • LO1. acquire in-depth knowledge of French society & culture
  • LO2. develop key critical skills (visual and textual analysis)
  • LO3. present ideas in a rigorous and convincing manner
  • LO4. develop ideas in a structured manner, formulate and solve theoretical issues
  • LO5. build up research methodologies and tools in French
  • LO6. understand and analyse relations between cultural/artistic objects and social events
  • LO7. engage with cultural diversity of French and Francophone societies

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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