FREC83H3 Cultural Identities and Stereotypes in the French-Speaking World

The history and development of perceptions of "us" and "them" in France and the francophone world.  The course examines language and culture, and the historic role of Eurocentrism and colonialism in the construction of cultural stereotypes. "Others" considered include the "noble savage", the "Oriental", the "country bumpkin" and the "foreigner".  This course was formerly taught in English, but will now be taught in French.

Prerequisite: 

[ FREB01H3 and FREB02H3] or equivalent, and one of FREB22H3, FREB27H3 and FREB28H3 or equivalent.

Breadth Requirements: 
History, Philosophy & Cultural Studies