COLQ- WOMEN WRITERS AFR &CARIB

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2019
Subject Name: 
French
Course Number: 
230
Institution: 
Smith College
Topics course.

A gateway to more advanced courses. These colloquia develop skills in expository writing and critical thinking in French. Materials include novels, films, essays and cultural documents. Students may receive credit for only one section of 230. Enrollment limited to 18. Basis for the major. Prerequisite: 220, or permission of the instructor: An introduction to works by contemporary women writers from Francophone Africa and the Caribbean. Topics studied include colonialism, exile, motherhood and intersections between class and gender. Our study of these works and of the French language is informed by attention to the historical, political and cultural circumstances of writing as a woman in a former French colony. Texts include works by Mariama Bâ, Maryse Condé, Yamina Benguigui and Marie-Célie Agnant.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Schedule #: 
30456-S19

Course Sections

COLQ- WOMEN WRITERS AFR &CARIB
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
02 4.0 Dawn Fulton dfulton@smith.edu TTh 10:30-11:50 HATFLD 204