FAS 101 - Introduction to Franco American Studies

Introduces students to the French cultures of the United States, emphasizing the peoples of Maine and the Northeast region. Examines European origins and later migrations, the impact of gender and class, the social significance of language, individual and collective expression, the effects of assimilation and the challenges faced today. Taught in English; no knowledge of the French language is presumed.

Satisfies the General Education Social Context and Institutions and Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives Requirements.

Credits: 3

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