COLQ- THE FRENCH DEPT STORE

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
French
Course Number: 
230
Institution: 
Smith College
Topics course.

A gateway to more advanced courses. These colloquia develop skills in expository writing and critical thinking in French. Materials include novels, films, essays and cultural documents. Students may receive credit for only one section of 230. Enrollment limited to 18. Basis for the major. Prerequisite: 220, or permission of the instructor: How have French stores and shopping practices evolved since the grand opening of Le Bon Marché in 1869? In what ways have megastores and e-commerce influenced French "culture"? This course examines representations of mass consumption in literature, the press, history, and analyses of French popular and bourgeois traditions, paying particular attention to the role of women in the transactions and development of culture.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
30455-S19

Course Sections

COLQ- THE FRENCH DEPT STORE
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Jonathan Gosnell jgosnell@smith.edu MWF 11:00-12:10 SEELYE 107