Spring 2014

France's Identity Wars

Listed in: French, as FREN-351

Formerly listed as: FREN-51


Leah D. Hewitt (Section 01)


This course studies the shifting notions about what constitutes “Frenchness” and reviews the heated debates about the split between French citizenship and French identity. Issues of decolonization, immigration, foreign influence, and ethnic background will be addressed as we explore France’s struggles to understand the changing nature of its social, cultural, and political identities. We will study theoretical and historical works, as well as novels, plays and films. Conducted in French.

Requisite: One of the following- FREN 207, 208, 311, 312 or equivalent. Spring semester. Professor Hewitt.

Cost: 60.00 ?


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2011, Spring 2014