Paris, France

Modernity and Postmodernity | No.1

when 15 July 2019 - 19 July 2019
language French
duration 1 week
fee EUR 450

The Sorbonne Summer University offers 14 cycles - 12 in French and 2 in English - taught by academics from the Sorbonne University.

Cycle 3 invites reflection on the concepts of modernity and postmodernity in the fields of literature, philosophy, the visual arts and politics.

The French Novel in the Twentieth Century, from modernity to postmodernity
Catherine Helbert, French literature, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université
The transformation of modern societies
Louis Dupont, geography, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université
How French became modern - 1850-1968
Arnaud Houte, history, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université
Modernities and postmodernities in the visual arts
Arnaud Maillet, art history, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université
Modernity in philosophy: what is a subject?
Jean-Cassien Billier, philosophy, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université

Course leader

Sandrine La Neelle sandrine.la_neelle@sorbonne-universite.fr

Target group

Students, tourists, or curious Parisians ! (A good level of French is required: B1)

Course aim

Discover the ongoing debates in various scientific fields, while delving deep into the French civilisation and being taught by professors from the renowned Sorbonne Université.

Credits info

A course certificate will be delivered.

Fee info

EUR 450: Courses, conferences and a visit of the Sorbonne are included in the price. Optional cultural activities are available and can be added to the course program.

Scholarships

None