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French and Francophone Studies
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FREN 147
Dangerous Crossings:War and Migration in Francophone African and Middle Eastern Literature

This course focuses on two defining tropes in contemporary francophone literature from Africa and the Middle East – war and migration. We will examine the politics of “clandestine” migration from Africa to Europe, the creation of economic refugees, and the impact of war and displacement on migrating communities through literature and film.
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 Gen Ed requirement(s): Historical Perspectives, 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