History of Paris in Photos
Institut Catholique de Paris
Area of Study
French Culture, Photography
Intermediate, High Intermediate
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
Overview1 / Overall Objectives of the course:- Discover Paris from different angles using photographs- Know the great names of photography- Describe, analyze, write, exchange around the photos and photographers2 / Teacher Instructional ProceduresThe course is built around photographs that illustrate a theme or the work of a photographer.This is to make historical, explain the pictures in context but alsovarious creative activities offer students around them.Schedule:Week 1 Glossary of basic photo / The oldest photos of ParisWeek 2 The Paris Haussmann / portrait studiosWeek 3 Paris late nineteenth century / early twentieth century Paris / The great flood of 1910Week 4 A look: Eugène AtgetWeek 5 Paris by famous foreigners: Brassaï, Izis, Man Ray, etc ...Week 6 A look: Robert DoisneauWeek 7 The architecture / Streets / MonumentsWeek 8 A look: Henri Cartier-BressonWeek 9 stores / Trades / Cafes / FashionWeek 10 A look Willy RonisWeek 11 The Parisians: unknown and famousWeek 12 Paris by students / Press Photos /Week 13 Paris and war / May 68Week 14 Contemporary Vision Paris: Paris and social networks / Instagram / BlogsWeek 15 visit to a photo exhibition
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.