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Monday, March 18

"You Can't Forget Our Roots Anyway": French College Students' Views on a Multicultural France
BPHIL/IAS/Global Studies Thesis Defense
10:00 am
Mariel Tabachnick
4217 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center
Elaine Linn
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412 648-2113
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France has a long and complicated history with its Muslim population, rooted in its colonial history and currently tied to dominant French discourse surrounding French Republican ideals, including secularism or laïcité. Tabachnick's thesis explores how have French college students, who have grown up in a time of de-facto racial and religious pluralism, been shaped by contemporary French discourses and understandings of laïcité?