Spring 2019

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
FREN 101-01 Elementary French
Instructor: Lucile Duperron
Course Description:
Complete first-year course. Intensive study of the fundamentals of French grammar, with special attention given to pronunciation and oral expression. Cultural readings in the context of language acquisition.
0930:MTWRF   ALTHSE 206
FREN 102-01 Elementary French
Instructor: Mireille Rebeiz
Course Description:
Complete first-year course. Intensive study of the fundamentals of French grammar, with special attention given to pronunciation and oral expression. Cultural readings in the context of language acquisition.Prerequisite: 101 or the equivalent.
0930:MTWRF   BOSLER 305
FREN 102-02 Elementary French
Instructor: Mireille Rebeiz
Course Description:
Complete first-year course. Intensive study of the fundamentals of French grammar, with special attention given to pronunciation and oral expression. Cultural readings in the context of language acquisition.Prerequisite: 101 or the equivalent.
1030:MTWRF   BOSLER 305
FREN 201-01 Intermediate French
Instructor: Lucile Duperron
Course Description:
Intensive second-year study of French, with attention to grammar review, conversation, reading in a cultural context and some writing. Prerequisite: 102 or the equivalent. This course fulfills the language graduation requirement.
0830:MTWRF   ALTHSE 206
FREN 201-02 Intermediate French
Instructor: Adeline Soldin
Course Description:
Intensive second-year study of French, with attention to grammar review, conversation, reading in a cultural context and some writing. Prerequisite: 102 or the equivalent. This course fulfills the language graduation requirement.
1030:MTWRF   DENNY 110
FREN 201-03 Intermediate French
Instructor: Burleigh Hendrickson
Course Description:
Intensive second-year study of French, with attention to grammar review, conversation, reading in a cultural context and some writing. Prerequisite: 102 or the equivalent. This course fulfills the language graduation requirement.
1030:MTWRF   BOSLER 222
FREN 230-01 Communication in French and Francophone Contexts
Instructor: Dominique Laurent
Course Description:
Intensive oral and written practice of French in the context of issues and themes such as a sense of place, the lessons of time, the social contract, and intellectual and artistic life. This course makes use of texts, films, multi media and interactive computer strategies in the development of conversational and writing skills. Intended as the gateway to the major or minor in French and Francophone Studies. Prerequisite: 201 or the equivalent.
1030:MTWRF   BOSLER 313
FREN 230-02 Communication in French and Francophone Contexts
Instructor: Adeline Soldin
Course Description:
Intensive oral and written practice of French in the context of issues and themes such as a sense of place, the lessons of time, the social contract, and intellectual and artistic life. This course makes use of texts, films, multi media and interactive computer strategies in the development of conversational and writing skills. Intended as the gateway to the major or minor in French and Francophone Studies. Prerequisite: 201 or the equivalent.
0900:TR   BOSLER 309
0930:MW   BOSLER 309
FREN 236-01 Introduction to Cultural Analysis
Instructor: Benjamin Ngong
Course Description:
An introduction to the practice of reading and writing about French and francophone themes in an analytical and contextualized way. This course considers how cultural production conveys ideologies, values and norms expressed in both historical and contemporary contexts. Normally offered as writing-intensive. Prerequisite: 230.
1130:MWF   BOSLER 315
FREN 245-01 Contemporary Issues in French Society
Instructor: Dominique Laurent
Course Description:
Designed to give students an understanding of the main tensions and controversies of contemporary French culture. Focusing on political, social, and economic topics such as Americanization, regionalism, immigration, France's place in the European Union, the course should facilitate acculturation in France or provide an academic substitute for that experience. Prerequisite: 236.
1230:MWF   BOSLER 314
FREN 246-01 Introduction to Francophone Cultures
Instructor: Jean-Pierre Karegeye
Course Description:
This course explores the relationship between literature and Francophone cultures (Vietnam, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa). Topics include: "Ngritude," the negro-African identity, "cultural mtissage," the status of women, the dialogue between tradition and modernity, independence, and post-colonial disillusionment. Historical overview of the international context of Francophonie will be examined through short stories, novels, poems, critical essays, feature and documentary films. Prerequisite: 236. This course explores the relationship between literature and Francophone cultures (Vietnam, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa). Topics include: "Ngritude," the negro-African identity, "cultural mtissage," the status of women, the dialogue between tradition and modernity, independence, and post-colonial disillusionment. Historical overview of the international context of Francophonie will be examined through short stories, novels, poems, critical essays, feature and documentary films. Prerequisite: 236.
1500:MR   BOSLER 313
FREN 362-01 Francophone African Novelists of Diaspora
Instructor: Benjamin Ngong
Course Description:
This course examines the movement between Africa and France, the dream destination for many Sub-Saharan Francophone Africans who have made their way to France, either as students or workers throughout the 20th Century. The course invites reflection on transnational movements from the perspective of Francophone African authors and filmmakers, whose works are supplemented by readings documenting relevant social and historical phenomena such as the Tirailleurs Sngalais, Sapeurs, and Sans-papiers. Students read across the spectrum of French immigration literature, relevant historical, sociological, or critical texts and review films, both documentary and fiction.
1330:W   BOSLER 315