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Proposal Summary: AS-08-014

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TitleCourse addition: 3520:430 Contemporary Quebec
Submitting Dean
Submitting College
Departments Generating the ProposalMod Lang
Objection DeadlineFebruary 07, 2008
Proposal StatusFinal Approval Granted
Proposal Last UpdatedMarch 10, 2008 by PR Rex Ramsier
Effective DateFall 2008
Brief Summary of ProposalThe goal of the course is to develop greater awareness of and appreciation for Québec as one of the Francophone provinces, and to increase the students’ command of French. The students will learn about the history of Québec and about major ideological currents and political crises that have shaped its identity. The course concentrates on issues of language, culture, recent immigration and ethnicity. Through close analysis of the mass media, popular music, and especially literary works and classics of the Québécois cinéma, the students will discuss the contemporary problems facing Québec and its place, as one of the major francophone regions, in today’s globalized culture. (See also proposal AS-08-015).
Type of ProposalProgram changes
Graduate School Endorsement StatusNot required
Graduate School Endorsement UpdatedDecember 05, 2007 by GS Heather Blake
Institutional Research StatusApproved
IR Status UpdatedJanuary 23, 2008 by IR Eric Sponseller
Library StatusApproved
Library Status UpdatedDecember 05, 2007 by UL Diana Chlebek
Distance Learning Review Committee StatusNot required
DLRC Status UpdatedDecember 06, 2007 by PR Rex Ramsier
General Education Advisory Committee StatusNot required
GEAC Status UpdatedDecember 06, 2007 by PR Rex Ramsier
Resource RequirementsNo additional resources
Resource Requirements UpdatedDecember 05, 2007 by AS dean's ofc Cathy Moore

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