Free Speech: France-Usa

FRENCH 335.01

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. Instructor: Solterer

Day / Time
TuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM

Location
Languages 207

Instructor
Solterer, Helen