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.
History, Philosophy and Cultural Studies