FRE 217 / ECS 327 / COM 258 / URB 258

Revisiting Paris

André Benhaïm

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The City of Light Beacons. Beyond the myth, however, this course proposes to look at the real “lives” of Paris. Focusing on the modern and contemporary period, we will study Paris as an urban space, an object of representation, and part of French cultural identity. To do so, we will use an interdisciplinary approach, through literature, history, sociology, art history, architecture, etc. To our understanding of its history and its making, we will actually travel to Paris. During Fall Break (Oct. 11-19), students will not only (re)visit the city, but also meet guest speakers and conduct personal projects they will have designed in Princeton.

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