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French and Francophone Studies
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FREN 144
De-colonizing Algeria: Algerian Women Writers and Filmmakers

This course introduces students to the rich literary and cinematic production of francophone Algerian women. Topics discussed include the violence of coloniality, fractured silences in Franco-Algerian history, immigration and migration, women and war (Algerian war of independence [1954-62] and the “black” decade of the civil war [1990s]), banlieue writing from the disfavored Parisian outer cities, memory and re-membering, war and sexuality, among others.
Offered every third year beginning 2020-21.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
Brinda Mehta

Prerequisite:
FREN 100

Note(s):
Limit fifteen students.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Core Curriculum requirement(s): Critical Analysis, International Perspectives, Language Other than English, Race, Gender & Power

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Last Updated: 6/23/17