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In this course, students will learn about business structures and practices in the French and Francophone world as well as business communications skills, including advanced cultural competency, and developping a business-oriented vocabulary. We will focus on the skills required to obtain a position within a Francophone business. Text: Amy L. Hubbell, A la recherche d'un emploi Edition 1.1. Instructor: ANNE QUINNEY, PhD
Contemporary French Culture. This course focuses on social and political issues that have shaped 20th and 21st century French culture. Two course periods per week are devoted to discussions of textbook readings on geography, regional identity, immigration, government, and religion. One course period per week will be a discussion of current events. Text: William Edmiston and Annie Duménil, La France contemporaine 5th Edition. Instructor: SARA WELLMAN, PhD
This class is an introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of the structure of the French language in the following areas: phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and sociolinguistics. Text: Léon, Pierre et Parth Bhatt. Structure du français moderne : Introduction à l’analyse linguistique. Troisième édition revue. Toronto : Canadian Scholars’ Press, Inc. 2005. Instructor: LORENA FONSECA, PhD
This course will introduce students to the Francophone world and its cultures from Africa to the Caribbean, to Quebec, to Europe. We will explore selected Francophone histories and geographies through overviews of French-speaking countries, excerpts of classic Francophone texts, prominent Francophone films, culinary dishes, music, public figures, and vignettes of everyday life. Text: Astrid A. Billat and Bénédicte M. Boisseron, La culture francophone: Le monde à l’écoute(March 2016). Instructor: ANNE QUINNEY, PhD
This course will focus on Nineteenth-century French poetry and prose. We will investigate fields such as geography and spatial theory to help understand a modern shift in conceptions of space, place, landscape and territoriality. While this course will emphasize on representative authors (including but not limited to: Baudelaire, Desbordes-Valmore, Hugo, Rimbaud), the class will also train students in literary analysis and critical thinking through theoretical texts. Instructor:Alexandre Dubois
Introduction to Francophone Literature. In this course we will investigate some of the central issues that have emerged from parts of the world formerly subject to conditions of French colonialism. Imperialism, the slave trade, slavery, decolonization, nationalism, departmentalization and migration will form the backdrop of our inquiries as we consider the effects of colonialism on language, location, identity, and narrative. Primary texts include novels, short stories, poetry and film. Instructor: ANNE QUINNEY, PhD
The Environment in French Literature. This course explores environmental themes such as deforestation, urbanization, and natural disasters in French and Francophone literature from the 16th century to the present. Secondary readings will introduce students to recent scholarship in the environmental humanities, with a focus on French ecocriticism. Instructor: SARA WELLMAN, PhD