Summer Courses 2012





Penn-in-Tours: French History Seen Through the Prism of Tours

Term: 
Summer 2014
Session: 
Special Session
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
FRENCH (FREN)
Course Number: 
FREN 226 950
Day(s): 
TBA
Instructor: 

PERON, MELANIE

Prerequisite(s): 
Two advanced courses taken at Penn or equivalent.
Primary Program: 
Penn Summer Abroad
Secondary Program: 
FRANCE
Course Description: 

This course will introduce students to key chapters of French history from the Gallo-Roman period to WWII. As "lieux de mémoire" which witnessed and still bear the traces of a rich and eventful past, the streets and monuments of Tours will guide our steps through this historical voyage. The major chapters of the historical narrative will focus on the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and World War II, periods that are clearly visible in the cityscape of Tours and its surroundings. Class will include regular outings to historical sites. This course may also be taken for 300-level credit (additional work required). Class meets four days a week for a total of six hours a week.


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