French in Africa & the Caribbean

Schools of Public Engagement: Foreign Languages

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

French in Africa & Caribbean

Spring 2020

Taught By: Marie-Christine Masse

Section: A

CRN: 7164

Credits: 3

A high-intermediate to advanced level course in French for students interested in the diversity of regions associated with Francophone Africa and the Caribbean, including the Maghreb and Vietnam, covering the timeframe from the 1950s to contemporary times. Utilizing a cultural studies approach to learning language the course topics are complemented by a variety of texts, including film/media, music, and a wide-range of literary genres. The course’s main focus is to develop students’ understanding of the larger socio-political, linguistic, and cultural complexities of the French-speaking postcolonial world, while improving oral and writing skills in French. An high-intermediate or advanced level of French language is required.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Foreign Languages (NFLN)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 3, 2020 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 12, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 9:35pm 11/22/2019 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:50pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/23/2020 - 5/7/2020