The Franco-Arab World: Religions & Conflicts in Francophone Literatures & Films from the Arab World|
Fall 2014 not offered
|Certificates: Middle Eastern Studies|
The course explores the Franco-Arab literary and cinematographic portrayals of several major contemporary events affecting the Francophone Arab world: the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Lebanese civil war, the Algerian civil war, and September 11th.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFST-MN)(COL)(FRST)
Readings will include works by (among others) Amin Maalouf, Albert Memmi, Rachid Boudjedra, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Leïla Sebbar, & films (Bab-el-Oued City, Viva Laldjérie)
|Examinations and Assignments: |
3 papers, one oral presentation, daily preparation
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
While any student who has completed FREN 215 (with a minimum grade of B) or has placed out of FREN 215 through the placement test may sign up for this course, it is an advanced course intended for students who have already taken two courses in French beyond FREN 215 or already studied abroad in a French-speaking country. Readings, written assignments and class discussions will be in French. Only COL students my take this course CR/U. All others must take it for a letter grade. Students who are not admitted to the course through pre-registration are strongly encouraged to submit an enrollment request and attend the first class.
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