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Course Description

This course, taught entirely in French and geared to students with an intermediate-high or advanced-low level of French proficiency, will teach the history and culture of France from 1900 to 1938. After the disastrous Franco-Prussian War and the Paris Commune, France chooses to be a republic and not a monarchy. Rich and prosperous, France knows “La Belle Epoque,” but workers’ conditions are horrendous. Anticlericalism ushers in the separation of church and state. Antisemitism is on the rise, and scandals rock the republic. And then, the First World War begins! In 1936, the Front Populaire votes for good laws for workers. Writers, artists, and composers reflect the times. In the course, students will be invited to impersonate people of the period. Handouts, videos, music, and PowerPoint presentations will be posted on the course's website, making a good Internet connection at home a must to view them. | Lecture (plus questions); Facilitated discussion; Listening to audio recordings; Viewing videos
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