Free Speech: France-USA

FRENCH335

Critical history of free speech in France and the United States, from its beginnings to current controversies. Censorship by political and religious authorities; response of writers and readers. Readings of texts banned for heresy, obscenity, treason. "Causes célèbres" such as Rabelais, Voltaire, Beaumarchais, Sade. One course.

Curriculum Codes
ALP, CCI, CZ, EI, FL