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Program Overview

Program Overview

This summer, make Paris your own, and bathe in the culture of one of Europe’s most enchanting cities.

Our Summer Open Campus program at the CIEE Global Institute- Paris is designed to improve your knowledge not just of France and French language and culture, but also a wide range of subjects that address Europe and the world as a whole.

Study abroad in Paris this summer and take small, stimulating classes with personalized instruction that will give you a learning experience to match your interests and academic goals.

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Scholarships & Grants

Scholarships & Grants

We want as many students as possible to benefit from studying abroad. That’s why CIEE awards more than $5 million every year – more than any other international educational organization – to make study abroad affordable.

Applicants to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants

    The GAIN Grant helps cover airfare costs to and from CIEE program locations for students who demonstrate high financial need. GAIN Grants are available for short-term (January and summer), semester and year-long CIEE programs.

    https://www.ciee.org/study-abroad/scholarships-grants/

  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant

    Applicants for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship can apply for the CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant, which provides both program cost support and support for airfare. Students will have to provide proof of having applied to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, upon request.

    https://www.ciee.org/study-abroad/scholarships-grants/

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.
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The CIEE Difference

The CIEE Difference

Excursions

Make your summer travel a learning experience. One day trip and a two-day overnight are included in each four-week Paris Open Campus Summer session. Past destinations have included Toulouse, Tours, Dijon, Nimes, and Marseille. Past destinations for day trips have included Vaux-le-Vicomte and Chartres. One guided walk of Paris is included in each session orientation.

Coursework

Choose from a host of courses on a variety of topics. Explore the historical development of religion in French society or evolution of French painting; read the great French texts; or enjoy screenings and outings to various cinematic sites to study Parisian cinema culture.

Cultural Immersion

The Paris Open Campus summer co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and field trips are meant to support learning goals of the program by providing you with a number of different opportunities to become exposed to a variety of aspects of the Parisian and French cultures. Overall, the different activities and excursions give you meaningful opportunities to identify and reflect on local values and traditions in one of the most emblematic urban centers in the world. Additionally, participation in different program organized activities and trips allow you to evaluate and compare some of the distinct elements of regional diversity within France and appreciate the complexity of French society in a reflective manner.

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

Dates, Deadlines & Fees

We want to make sure you get the most out of your experience when you study abroad with CIEE, which is why we offer the most inclusions in our fees.

  • Tuition and housing
  • Pre-departure advising and optional on-site airport meet and greet
  • Full-time program leadership and support
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits
Please note, program dates are subject to change. Please contact your CIEE Study Abroad Advisor before purchasing airfare. Click the button to view more detailed information about dates and fees as well as estimated additional costs. Please talk with your University Study Abroad Advisor about additional fees that may be charged by your home institution when participating in a program abroad.
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Application Due
Start Date
End Date
Costs
Summer Session I 2017 (4 wks)
04/01/2017
05/22/2017
06/19/2017
$4,650

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$2,933
Housing ***
$1,250
Insurance
$167

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes two meals per day for homestay students; no meals are included for students staying in the apartment option

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$600
International Airfare **
$1,450
Local Transportation
$120
Books & Supplies
$50
Personal expenses
$750

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* for students in apartments; students in the homestay option should budget 300 for meals not included in fees

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Summer Session I and II 2017 (8 wks)
04/01/2017
05/22/2017
07/17/2017
$8,350

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$5,383
Housing ***
$2,500
Insurance
$167

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes two meals per day for homestay students; no meals are included for students staying in the apartment option

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$1,200
International Airfare **
$1,450
Local Transportation
$240
Books & Supplies
$100
Personal expenses
$1,500

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* for students in apartments; students in the homestay option should budget 300 for meals not included in fees, per session

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Summer Sessions I, II and III 2017 (12 wks)
04/01/2017
05/22/2017
08/13/2017
$12,050

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$7,833
Housing ***
$3,750
Insurance
$167

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes two meals per day for homestay students; no meals are included for students staying in the apartment option

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$1,800
International Airfare **
$1,450
Local Transportation
$360
Books & Supplies
$150
Personal expenses
$2,250

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* for students in apartments; students in the homestay option should budget 300 for meals not included in fees, per session

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Summer Session II 2017 (4 wks)
05/01/2017
06/19/2017
07/17/2017
$4,650

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$2,933
Housing ***
$1,250
Insurance
$167

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** no meals included

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee
$600
International Airfare *
$1,450
Local Transportation
$120
Books & Supplies
$50
Personal expenses
$750

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Summer Session II and III 2017 (8 wks)
05/01/2017
06/19/2017
08/13/2017
$8,350

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$5,383
Housing ***
$2,500
Insurance
$167

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes two meals per day for homestay students; no meals are included for students staying in the apartment option

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$1,200
International Airfare **
$1,450
Local Transportation
$240
Books & Supplies
$100
Personal expenses
$1,500

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* for students in apartments; students in the homestay option should budget 300 for meals not included in fees, per session

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Summer Session III 2017 (4 wks)
05/01/2017
07/17/2017
08/13/2017
$4,650

Program Date Notes

Program Fees

In addition to the items outlined below, the CIEE program fee includes an optional on-site airport meet and greet, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, field trips, pre-departure advising, and a CIEE iNext travel card which provides insurance and other travel benefits.
Participation Confirmation *
$300
Educational Costs **
$2,933
Housing ***
$1,250
Insurance
$167

This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

* non-refundable

** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students

*** includes two meals per day for homestay students; no meals are included for students staying in the apartment option

Estimated Additional Costs

Meals not included in program fee *
$600
International Airfare **
$1,450
Local Transportation
$120
Books & Supplies
$50
Personal expenses
$750

The estimated additional costs indicated are intended to assist students and parents in budgeting for those additional living and discretionary expenses not included in the program fee. Actual expenses will vary according to student interests and spending habits.

* for students in apartments; students in the homestay option should budget 300 for meals not included in fees

** round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure

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Eligibility
2.5 Overall GPA

Eligibility

  • Overall GPA 2.5
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Recommended Credit

Recommended Credit

Total credit is 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours per course, per session. Students may also enroll in the optional communicative language class for an additional 1 semester / 1.5 quarter credit hours.

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Program Requirements

Program Requirements

CIEE area studies elective courses include 45 contact hours for 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours. The regular French language courses include 60 contact hours for 3 semester / 4.5 quarter hours. The optional Communicative French language course includes 15 contact hours and may be taken in one session (only) for 1 semester / 1.5 quarter hours. Total credit is 3-4 semester / 4.5-6 quarter hours per session, and students may choose to enroll in one, two, or three sessions.

A language placement exam is administered electronically prior to departure to place students in the appropriate language course and establish the correct level to participate in French-taught classes.

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About the City

About The City

About Paris

Paris, the capital of France, is a major world metropolis. The Seine River traverses the city; its waterways, quays, and bridges are major thoroughfares, as well as ways to see the city’s most famous monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, Louvre, and Notre Dame Cathedral. The city is known for its cafés (one for every 200 inhabitants), parks (Bois de Boulougne, Jardin de Luxembourg, and Bois de Vincennes), and street life and markets. Paris is also known as a center for culture, art, fashion, gastronomy, and intellectual life.

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Meet The Staff

Meet The Staff

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Franck Le Gac

Academic Director

Franck oversees the coordination, quality, and planning of all courses and educational programing in Paris. He is responsible for faculty staffing, finalization of syllabi, the course evaluation process, and program development. Franck is a French scholar and translator in the field of Film Studies. His areas of expertise include the history of French cinema, particularly the period of the New Wave (1958-1962), as well as quotation in the fiction film. He also teaches courses in film analysis at Université Paris 3 -Sorbonne nouvelle (Département Cinéma-Audiovisuel) and surveys in French film history for U.S. study-abroad programs in Paris. Mr. Le Gac earned his Ph.D. in Film Studies and French Studies from the University of Iowa in 2010. He is a member of the MLA and the AFECCAV and has published articles in edited collections for Schüren, Peter Lang and Rodopi. His developing research interests include film and translation, film and digital technologies, and world cinema.

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Where You'll Study

Where You'll Study

The CIEE Global Institute – Paris is less than a minute away from the Grands Boulevards, a 10-minute walk to the Palais Royal, and a 15-minute walk to the Louvre. The institute has 5 classrooms, student space, a computer area for student use, in addition to staff offices. Paris offers some of the greatest sites in the world: Notre Dame, the Arc de Triomphe, the Palace de Versailles, the Louvre, and the Eiffel Tower to name a few.

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Housing & Meals

Housing & Meals

Students live in shared apartments, residence halls or homestays. In apartments and residence halls, students share a double-occupancy room with another student. Meals are not included, but students can prepare their own meals in the shared kitchen. CIEE provides bed linens and basic cooking utensils. Students will need to bring their own towels. Accommodations are near markets, shops, pharmacies and cafés.

Limited homestays are available, with preference given to those whose universities require living with a local family; this must be indicated when applying. Students who live with homestay families receive breakfast daily plus five meals per week. Final housing assignments are solely at the discretion of CIEE.

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Orientations

Orientations

A mandatory program orientation will help you master the practical details of daily life in Paris. Activities include a welcome dinner, walking tour of Paris neighborhoods, and sessions on practical matters including cultural differences, safety and security, and academics. Ongoing support is provided by CIEE staff on an individual and group basis throughout the program.

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Internet

Internet

You are strongly encouraged to bring a wireless-enabled laptop. Internet access is available at the Global Institute, as well as at residences and homestays. It is also available at numerous "hot spots" throughout Paris.

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Academics

Academics

The summer Open Campus program is designed for students who want to improve their knowledge of French language and culture, while learning about Paris and France through classes, activities, and excursions; or those who wish to explore certain focused themes including literature, art history, Francophone culture, and film studies.

Academic Culture

Students enroll in one CIEE course per session. Students should be prepared for a more focused academic experience with longer class sessions. Courses include a mix of traditional lecture and discussion with field trips, guest lectures, and other special academic experiences designed to provide students with a true place-based academic immersion experience. CIEE courses are offered on a Monday-Friday schedule and may include evening courses.

Nature of Classes

Participants take classes with other CIEE study abroad students only.

Grading System

Assessment for the French language classes includes participation, written tests, and oral exposés. Assessment for content classes is based on participation, short papers, tests, and oral presentations. Papers require students to conduct independent research and/or independent analysis of texts and material covered in class. Participation and punctuality in all classes weigh heavily in student evaluations.

Language of Instruction

English and French

Faculty

All courses are taught by faculty from a range of Paris institutions and are specialists in their respective fields.

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Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

All Courses

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

CIEE Study Center Syllabi

To view the most recent syllabi for courses taught by CIEE at our Study Centers, visit our syllabi site.

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FREN 0001 PAFR

Communicative French Language
This language course provides the french linguistic tools necessary both for students to make themselves understood as well as to enable them to gain a better understanding of the way of life in Paris. Successful communication is the main goal. Throughout the course, lessons will be sequenced from presentation activities to guided practice activities to communicative activities. Because language practice should be meaningful, it will be communicative and based on situations with the emphasis on real language. Contact Hours: 15. Credit: 1 semester/1.5 quarter hours

SESSION I

FREN 1001 PAFR

French Language - Beginning I
This course is designed for students with no background in French. This beginning language course covers the fundamentals of grammar (present, past, and future tenses, interrogation and negation, and pronouns) and helps student learn the speech acts essential to daily life (speaking about oneself, asking for information, recounting an incident, or expressing an intention, for example). Students are also instructed in beginning composition of simple descriptive texts. By the end of the course, students should be able to understand a simple face-to-face conversation on practical issues. Contact Hours: 60. Credits: 3

FREN 2001 PAFR

French Language - Intermediate I
This course is designed for students with two to three semesters of college-level French, or the equivalent as determined by a placement test. Grammatical training (tenses, reported speech, and an introduction to conditional and subjunctive) is complemented by reading and analysis of simple texts to illustrate the grammatical points raised in class. By the end of the class, students should be able to write a descriptive or narrative text in a clear and organized fashion about subjects with which he or she is familiar. The student should understand the concept of registers of speech and have a face-to-face conversation about a range of issues. Contact Hours: 60. Credits: 3

FRST 3003 PCFS

Paris Collage: History, Culture, Architecture
(in English)
This course provides a multi-faceted approach to the city’s development and evolution, with emphasis on the impact of cultural, social, and political forces on Paris’ environment. From the Gallo-Roman forum to contemporary urban design, Paris is studied through a series of three hour sessions in the city, and extensive readings in social and political and architectural history and literature. Field trips to provincial sites linked to the themes of the class are included. Instructor: Linnea Tilly. Contact Hours: 45. Credits: 3

FRST 3005 PCSU/ RELI 3001 PCSU/ SOCI 3001 PCSU

Religious Diversity in Secular France
(in English)
After a discussion of the historical development of religion in French society, considering briefly the Catholic church and its link to kingship; Protestant-Catholic conflict, and the French revolution and its aftermath (Napoleon’s Empire), this class focuses on religious diversity in France today. The class looks at the four major religions present (Catholicism, Islam, Protestantism, and Judaism), as well as relatively new religious groups (Buddhism, Evangelical Protestantism), contemporary forms of spirituality among youth, and sects and cults. The particular French version of secularism, laicité, is examined in implicit and explicit contract with American notions. The class also examines contemporary conflicts about laicité (for example, the ban on ostentatious religious symbols at schools and the present political and social debate on banning the burka). Outings to places of worship, schools, or other relevant sites are incorporated in the class. Contact Hours: 45. Credits: 3

FRST 3002 PCSU

Francophone Cultures through Literature and Film
(in French)
This course provides an introduction to the understanding of Francophone cultures of western and northern Africa, the Caribbean, and Canada. Authors and filmmakers may include Aime Cesaire, Maryse Conde, Assia Djebar, Jacques Godbout, and Anne Hebert. Students should have four to five semesters of college-level French, but a placement test is administered upon arrival. Instructor: Claire de Obaldia. Contact Hours: 45. Credits: 3

CINE 3002 PCSU

French Cinema
(in English)
This course focuses on French cinema, its history and current status, as well as Parisian cinema culture. Emphasis is placed on the analysis of social issues, as well as cinema as it falls in the cultural terrain of contemporary life in Paris. Major trends in the history of French cinema, as well as the influence of European cinema on French cinema, will be explored. This course integrates screenings and outings to the vast array of cinematic sites that Paris, the birthplace of film, has to offer. Instructor: Franck Le Gac. Contact Hours: 45. Credits: 3

SESSION II

FREN 1002 PAFR

French Language - Beginning II
This course is designed for students with one to two semesters of college-level French, or the equivalent as determined by a placement test. This class reviews and consolidates the fundamentals of grammar (present, past, and future tenses, interrogation and negation, and pronouns) and introduces new elements on this basis (agreements, adjectives and adverbs, and irregular verbs). The goal of the class is for students to be able to carry out speech acts essential to daily life and compose simple descriptive, informative texts and simple expressions of opinion. Students should be able to understand a simple face-to-face conversation about practical issues and familiar subjects. Contact Hours: 60. Credits: 3

FREN 2002 PAFR

French Language - Intermediate II
This course is designed for students with three to four semesters of college-level French, or the equivalent as determined by a placement test. Students read news articles and stories, and through them improve their knowledge of grammatical points (tenses, including the conditional and the subjunctive, pronouns, and beginning of argumentation). By the end of the semester, students should be able to express their opinions on familiar subjects, give oral presentations in an organized way, and write a short essay on a subject of general interest using a range of registers. The student should be able to understand a conversation including several participants and covering a range of personal and general topics. Contact Hours: 60. Credits: 3

FRST 3006 PCSU

Paris Métisse: Multiculturalism and Popular Culture in Paris
The course focuses on métissage or cultural mixing in popular cultural forms, such as music, comic books, and cinema. Examples from each of these popular culture genres are used to explore the following themes: what are the images of Frenchness and of the exotic non-French Other that emerge in these forms? What kinds of cultural mixing or métissage can be untangled through analyzing examples in detail? What kinds of cultural expression emerge from recent immigrants to France and their children? The course presupposes some knowledge of French history. Contact Hours: 45. Credits: 3

HIST 3001 PCSU

Memory and Commemoration in 21st Century France
This course examines the ways that France’s catacylsmic past—characterized by war, occupation, collaboration, resistance and deportation, and fierce colonial conflict—is incorporated into public discourse to serve contemporary political purposes. In addition to recent scholarship, our sources include film and literature, monuments and museums, and contemporary media. The class involves weekly visits to places wehre history was made and remembered. Contact Hours: 45. Credits: 3

PSYC 3001 PCSU

The Unconscious Eye : Psychoanalysis and the Visual Arts
(in English)
This course will explore psychoanalytic thought and critique in the field of 20th and 21st century visual art. Beginning with Surrealist film and painting, we will discover how psychoanlaysis, particularly in France, changed the way we think about what it means to look at an image, particularly the moving image. We will also explore the various links between madness and creativity, testing the limits of psychoanalysis’ ability to interpret the visual arts. Artists and thinkers such as Breton, Magritte, Buñuel, Artaud, Lacan, Metz, Rose, Doane, Deleuze and Guattari, and Žižek may be considered. Contact Hours: 45. Credits: 3

SESSION III

FREN 2001 PAFR

French Language - Intermediate I
This course is designed for students with two to three semesters of college-level French, or the equivalent as determined by a placement test. Grammatical training (tenses, reported speech, and an introduction to conditional and subjunctive) is complemented by reading and analysis of simple texts to illustrate the grammatical points raised in class. By the end of the class, students should be able to write a descriptive or narrative text in a clear and organized fashion about subjects with which he or she is familiar. The student should understand the concept of registers of speech and have a face-to-face conversation about a range of issues. Contact Hours: 60. Credits: 3

FREN 3001 PAFR

French Language - Advanced I
This course is designed for students with four or five semesters of college-level French, or the equivalent as determined by a placement test. Students read articles, essays, and literary texts, and carry out regular in-class and at-home writing exercises and essays, which are reviewed in class. The grammatical points covered in the syllabus (tenses, including the conditional, subjunctive, and passé simple, pronouns, and argumentation). By the end of the semester, students should be able to argue a point of view on abstract subjects in an oral presentation and write a well-constructed and coherent essay on a subject of general interest. They should be able to understand and use appropriately varied kinds of discourse, including formal and informal, slang, and academic language, as well as begin to master the different registers of language. Contact Hours: 60. Credits: 3

AHIS 3001 PCSU

19th Century French Painting: From Courbet to Dada
(in French)
This course focuses on the historical evolution of French painting from Realism through Impressionism, as well as the daring experiments of Van Gogh, Cézanne, and the nihilism of the Dadists. The course integrates visits to such museums as the Musée d’Orsay, Louvre, Musée Gustave Moreau, and Centre Pompidou. Instructor: Nicolas Baudouin. Contact Hours: 45. Credits: 3

LITT 3002 PCSU

Paris in French Literature
(in English)
This course looks at modern literary texts by French and Francophone writers in order to help students discover how these writers have registered and negotiated Paris’s power, prestige, social world, class struggles, intellectual life, and of course, its beauty. Readings include such works as Balzac’s Old Goriot, Modiano’s Honeymoon, and Mehdi Charef’s Tea in the Harem. Literary texts are complemented by short readings in the history of Paris, lectures on French literary history to provide context, and site visits throughout the city. Instructor: Derek O’Regan Contact Hours: 45. Credits: 3

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