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2021-2022 Catalog

FREN 325 Education and Empire: Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Francophone Literature and Film

An introduction to Global Francophone and Postcolonial literature and film through the lens of the classroom. Students will examine the history of French Republican schools, as well as the role of education in France's "mission civilisatrice," (or mission to "civilize"). Readings and films will introduce students to major Francophone authors and directors including Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon, Ferdinand Oyono, Euzhan Palcy, and Mariama Bâ. [GM2] 

Prerequisite

FREN 211

Instructor

de Saussure