The Franco-Arab World: Religions & Conflicts in Francophone Literatures & Films from the Arab World|
|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)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
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)
|Examination 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 215 or already studied abroad in a French-speaking country.
Only COL students can take the course pass/fail.
|Instructor(s): Leservot,Typhaine Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: WYL115; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 9||JR major: 9|| || |
|Seats Available: -1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 0||FR: 0|