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Fall 2017
Nov 19, 2017
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FREN 332 - Fren Speaking Africa:Lang, Lit
A study of the major intellectual and cultural trends in French-speaking African societies. Topics will include features of the varieties of French spoken in Africa, main trends in neo-African literature in French (Kateb Yacine, Malick Fall, Mariama Ba, Valentin Mudimbe, etc.), central ideologies ("negritude" versus African personality), arts and recreation, sports, crafts, African influences on French artists, philosophies, and cosmogonies (Tempels, Ndaw, Houtoundji, Griaule). Cross-listed with the African Studies Program and Comparative Literature. This course fulfills the upper-division culture or post-1800 literature requirement for the French major.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

French Department

Course Attributes:
HALC - Hum, Art, Lit, Cul, Mean Grade is Calculated

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