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FREN 154: African Literatures of French Expression in Translation

Term: Fall

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F4 F9

An introduction to the reading and analysis of African literatures written in French. The course examines identity/otherness, “race,” cultural hegemony, oral literatures, gender-related issues, and post-colonialism. No prior knowledge of French is necessary: All works are read and discussed in English. Open to seniors with permission of instructor only.

Prerequisites: none.