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French and Francophone Studies
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FREN 146
Contemporary French and Francophone Theory

This course examines key concepts in French and Francophone theory, such as deconstruction, feminist thought, cultural theory, postcolonialism, de-colonial resistance, the theory of emotions, and the poetics of Relation. Readings focus on Michel Foucault, Jacques Derrida, Pierre Bourdieu, Abdelkébir Khatibi, Hélène Cixous, Edouard Glissant, Assia Djebar, Frantz Fanon, Aimé Césaire, among others.
Offered every other year beginning 2019-20.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
Brinda Mehta; Audrey Calefas-Strébelle

Prerequisite:
FREN 100

Note(s):
Limit fifteen students.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Multicultural Perspectives, Women and Gender, 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