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FR1526: LITERATURE AND CULTURE OF MODERN FRANCE IN CONTEXT (2019-2020)

Last modified: 25 Sep 2019 09:58


Course Overview

This course offers students with intermediate or good knowledge French language an advanced introduction to twentieth and twenty-first century French and Francophone culture and society, focusing on the occupation of France during World War II and the experience of colonialism and post-colonialism.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Shona Potts

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This course is intended for students wishing to proceed with French studies beyond Level 1 but is open to all students with a reading knowledge of French. Twentieth century French culture and society will be  explored through the study of a selection of films, short prose texts, poetry and socio-political documents, organised around the broad themes of ‘Resistance and Collaboration in World War II’ and ‘Colonialism and its Aftermath’. You will learn in more detail about the themes and styles of modern French literature and culture and will gain more advanced understanding of how to relate texts to their socio-historical context. Teaching will take place in lectures and tutorials where you will be able to develop your analytical skills and exchange your ideas in a small group. 


Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Exam

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A satisfactory level of performance in coursework will exempt candidates from the examination.

Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

Oral Presentation: Individual

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Written or verbal feedback is given. Additional informal feedback on performance and tutorial participation is also given in tutorials.

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3x Written Assignment

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Resit Assessments

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Course Learning Outcomes

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