Espaces Francophones

Subject 116-456 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable


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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A 2-hour seminar per week
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Prerequisites: Admission to the postgraduate diploma or fourth-year honours in French.
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Subject Overview:

This subject covers a range of topics, such as Francophonie, Francophone cultures and identities. On completion of this subject, students should be able to understand and appreciate the historical facts, the opposing ideologies involved in the making and consolidating of Francophone cultures, as well as the complexity of Francophone societies; identify and analyse the specificity of Francophone cultures as well as the influence of French culture in the works of French-speaking authors from regions previously protected or colonised by France.

Assessment: A 30 minute seminar paper subsequently written up and totalling 2,000 words 40%, one 3000 word essay 60%.
Prescribed Texts: Materials prepared by the School.
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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • develop analytical and critical thinking skills

  • have an ability to see relationships, understanding and judgement

  • have public speaking skills and self confidence in self-expression through tutorial participation and through close reading, textual and film analysis.

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Related Course(s): Graduate Diploma in Arts (French)
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (French)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (French)

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