|Spring Term 2020 The African and Black American Experience - 3994 - FREN 392
Prerequisites/Notes: Non for non-majors or minors in French & Francophone Studies For majors or minors in French & Francophone Studies: one 300-level French course or instructor's consent. This course will only count for French major/minor units with an accompanying 3 unit tutorial in French arranged with instructor.
Catalog Description : This comparative literature course examines the representations of the African and Black American experience in literature. It explores how their subaltern status on the continent and the US has been instrumental in shaping the spirit of resistance that subtend the works of writers from both literary traditions. We will examine the thematic intersections between these literatures and analyse how writers deal with colonialism, slavery, race, ethnicity, the question of belonging and humanism. This course will only count for French major/minor units with an accompanying 3 unit tutorial in French arranged with instructor.
Attributes: Humanities Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Global GER (01cr), BM Humanities (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course