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Thursdays, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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About this Class

In this course you'll discuss ten Francophone women whose lives and work have changed culture and society and have helped shape the course of the twentieth century in France and around the Francophone world. You'll discuss, read and learn more about the incredible contributions of:
  • Marie Curie
  • Simone Veil
  • Edith Piaf
  • Germaine Tillion
  • Jacqueline Auriol
  • G. de Gaulle
  • Brigitte Bardot
  • Bineta Diop
  • Michaelle Jean
  • Simone de Beauvoir.

Images above: Edith Piaf viaWikipedia; Marie Curie (Nobel Chem) viaWikipedia; Simone Veil (1984) via Wikipedia; The Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security of the Chairperson of the African Union Commision, Bineta Diop , speaks to the press after meeting Somalia's Minister of Defense, Major General Mohamed (15884887062) via Wikipedia; Michaëlle Jean 1 11072007 via Wikipedia; BB by Stelle Rocio Souza via Wikipedia; Simone de Beauvoir via Wikipedia; 6 genevieve-de-gaulle Antonioz Flickr