French and Francophone Studies 255: Actualités

Credits 2

This course will focus on recent cultural and political events in France and the Francophone world. Students will explore a variety of media outlets and examine common journalistic formats, working with print, visual and audio sources. Course work will include the discussion of current new reports and major developments from recent months, vocabulary exercises, analysis of a broad range of news media platforms, and a final research project. Two course meetings per week plus one half-hour conversation session with a French Language Assistant. Conducted in French.

Distribution Area
Students entering prior to Fall 2024: Cultural Pluralism (CP DIST)
Students entering prior to Fall 2024: Humanities (HU DIST)

French 205 or 206; or placement exam; or consent of instructor.