French Popular Culture

Schools of Public Engagement: Foreign Languages

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

French Popular Culture

Fall 2019

Taught By: Alexander Baron-Raiffe

Section: A

CRN: 7451

Credits: 3

Students will explore topics such as French hip hop, street art, media, fashion, sports, food, and advertising from the early twentieth century to today. We will examine the status of popular culture vs. high culture through songs, films, newspaper articles, and short readings by French thinkers such as Barthes, Bourdieu, and De Certeau. Students will further expand their speaking and writing skills through class discussions, as well as analytical and creative writing activities. High Intermediate to Advanced proficiency required.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Foreign Languages (NFLN)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 1:05am 9/18/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 10:15am - 11:30am

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 716

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/16/2019