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FRNC3100: French and Francophone Visual Cultures 2

This unit of study examines major French and Francophone theories that discuss power, gender and ethnicity in the 20th and 21st centuries. This unit will explore how such theories have analysed and transformed ways of thinking, living and creating in the French and Francophone worlds. Students will study and discuss theoretical concepts in dialogue with visual cultures, especially through the study of film and visual arts.

Code FRNC3100
Academic unit French and Francophone Studies
Credit points 6
FRNC1632 or FRNC3002 or FRNC3626 or FRNC2633 or FRNC3633
FRNC3690 or FRNC3693 or FRNC2681

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 film studies and in visual arts
  • LO5. Apply theoretical and methodological frameworks to films and visual artworks

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 1 week before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.