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Fall 2018-2019
FRE 398 (LA)   na, npdf

Junior Seminar in French Studies

F. Nick Nesbitt

The course will initiate students to scholarship relative to French Studies and teach a variety of theories and methodologies reflective of the diversity of the field. It will teach literary approach based on rhetoric, poetics, semiotics, philosophy, psychoanalysis, and so forth. Furthermore, it will introduce a theoretical agenda that reflects the evolution of French Studies over the last decades.

Sample reading list:
Gustave Flaubert, Trois contes
Assia Djebar, L'Amour, la Fantasia
Marguerite Duras, Moderato Cantabile
Marcel Proust, Du côté de chez Swann ("Combray")
Racine, Phèdre
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
100pp./week; A number of written assignments will replace the usual papers, which, through their diversity and frequency, shall constitute a fertile experience in the domains of both research and writing.

Paper in lieu of Final - 30%
Papers - 20%
Oral Presentation(s) - 15%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Other (See Instructor) - 15%

Other Requirements:
Open to Juniors and Seniors Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Conceived for Junior Concentrators in French, it is also open to students from other departments..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20754 S01 01:30:00 pm - 02:50:00 pm T Th   East Pyne Building   023   Enrolled:5 Limit:15