Apr 03, 2020  
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts 
    
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts
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FREN 348 - The French Enlightenment: Culture and Society

4 credits
The 18th century in France was a period of major political, cultural, and ideological transformations, culminating in the French Revolution. The course examines how the printed word itself becomes a major weapon in the hands of the philosophers, women, and others to challenge the legitimacy of the established political and ideological order of the ancient régime. Written assignments include the publication of students’ contributions to the Encyclopedia of Diderot & D’Alembert Collaborative Translation Project http://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/did/. Prerequisite: FREN 310 (old FREN 104a/b). Offered triennially. Fulfills: BH Prerequisite: FREN+104. CLA-Breadth/Humanities



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