FREN 584 - FRENCH CANADIAN LITERATURE credits 3 Prof. Philippe Baillargeon
Contemporary Canadian poets, novelists, and dramatists writing in French. Prerequisite: Satisfactory performance in courses beyond the 240 level.
FREN 592S- MICROTEACHING: PRE PRACTICUM 2 credits Prof. Rhonda Tarr
FREN 667-TWENTIETH CENTURY POETRY 3 credits Prof. Dianne Sears
Picturing Poetry: Twentieth-Century French Poetry and the Visual. An exploration of interactions between twentieth-century French poetry and the visual arts, with emphasis on the first half of the century. Topics include calligrams or piture poems; the connection between cubist painting and Apollinaire's and Reverdy's poetry; the relationship between poetry and objects in Breton, Magritte, and Ponge; Eluard's poems describing painters; and the illustrated book, in which poems are accompanied by artists' renditions or in which artists' drawings are then "illustrated" by poems. Taught in French. Requirements: in-class presentations, one short paper, one longer term paper.
FREN 670- EXPOSITORY PROSE 3 credits Prof. Luke Bouvier
Course taught in French. The purpose of the course is to improve the ability to write effective French prose, in particular for the purposes of literary and cultural analysis. Coursework includes discussion of short literary works in French, regular compositions on these works (including rewrites), stylistic exercises, vocabulary-building exercises and short translations.
Requirements: Frequent short papers, rewrites, written exercises, translations.
FREN 672- WORKSHOP TEACHING ASSISTANTS I credits 2 Prof. Tarr
Course taught in English. A weekly workshop/class for all M.A. and M.A.T students teaching French and Italian language classes for the first time. The course will introduce current methods and ideas of language teaching and testing and will focus on the courses they are actually teaching. There are no exams or papers but there will be biweekly presentations.
FREN 801- CONTEMPORARY CRITICAL THEORY 3 credits Prof. Patrick Mensah
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