Summer Courses





Penn-in-Tours: Contemporary France through the Media

Term: 
Summer 2014
Session: 
Special Session
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
FRENCH (FREN)
Course Number: 
FREN 312 950
Day(s): 
TBA
Crosslistings: 
FREN233950
Primary Program: 
Penn Summer Abroad
Secondary Program: 
FRANCE
Course Description: 

This course offers a socio-cultural survey of contemporary France through its media. It acquaints students with the daily press, magazines, and television, while tracing emerging cultural trends through music, cinema, video, advertising and comics. Students follow recent developments in French society, and look into the current cultural forces at work today. This summer, particular attention will be given to current political life in France.  Readings and documents introduce new vocabulary in context, and provide a better grasp of the changes shaping daily life in France in 2014. 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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