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FR2013: FRENCH IDENTITIES: INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This course will introduce students to a variety of texts which focus on the theme of relationships between the individual and society in France from the 18th century onwards. The course will involve lectures and tutorials and will include the study of novels, a play and a film.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Nadia Kiwan

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 2

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

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

The course involves the study of a range of set texts or topics, each dealing with key moments and debates in France's intellectual, political and socio-cultural history. All texts/topics are studied from the point of view of the relationship between individual and society, and will consider the question of cultural constructions of national identity in works of literature and film.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

22 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University weeks 7 - 17
  • 1 Film Screening during University weeks 14 - 15
  • 2 Film Screenings during University week16
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 7 - 17

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st attempt:

1500 word essay (40%)

1500 word essay (40%)

Oral presentation (20%)

Resit: 1 written examination (100%).

Formative Assessment

All assignments have a formative as well as a summative role.  

Feedback

The above assignments receive CGS marks, which the Course Guide links to specific marking criteria, and written or verbal feedback in the form of tutors' comments is also given. Additional informal feedback on performance and tutorial participation is offered in tutorials. Tutors have office hours at which further feedback may be sought.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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