Raymond A. Jonas
A reading course in the history of France in the contemporary period (since 1789). The selection of topics varies from year to year according to such considerations as the timeliness of certain topics, expressed student interest, the publication of significant new work, and the visit of specialist scholars to campus. Prospective students should see the instructor about readings, especially if a student wishes to explore a particular literature in the French field.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Prerequisite: graduate status in History or allied field (Sociology, Literature, Museology, etc).
Class assignments and grading
Weekly readings, discussion, review/thematic essays.