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Humanités et sciences sociales - CLT101 : General Culture

Domaine > Humanité et sciences sociales.

Descriptif

Coordinator and examiner: Mr Nicolas Wanlin, Humanities & Social Sciences Department

nicolas.wanlin@polytechnique.edu

 

Visit of

- Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (http://www.vaux-le-vicomte.com/)

- MACVAL (Museum of contemporary art in Vitry-sur-Seine: http://www.macval.fr/Institution)

 

nombre d'heure en présentiel

8

Temps de travail global estimé pour l'étudiant

2

Diplôme(s) concerné(s)

Format des notes

Numérique sur 20

Pour les étudiants du diplôme Bachelor of Science de l'Ecole polytechnique

Vos modalités d'acquisition :

Assessment

After having visited MACVAL and Vaux-le-Vicomte, you are required to write a paper (between 800 and 1200 words) in English about your visit. The paper should be a personal report, through which you will highlight all or some of these points:

* The comparison of cultural heritage and contemporary artistic production;

* The way historic monuments and works of art intertwine various dimensions (historical, scientific, artistic, political, religious, etc.);

* How MACVAL and Vaux-le-Vicomte affected your perception of history (recent and distant)

Papers will be assessed on:

* The originality and precision of your point of view;

* Your understanding of the cultural issues explored throughout the visits;

* The clarity and relevance of your argument.

Due date: Monday, October 8th

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