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20th-Century Franco-Caribbean Literature and the Search for Identity

COL 225
Spring 2018
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AFAM 223, AMST 226, FREN 225, LAST 220
Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory

This course investigates how 20th-century Francophone literature from the Caribbean defines Caribbean identity. Through a study of literary texts, films, and paintings from Guadeloupe, Martinique, Haiti, Guyana, and Louisiana, we will explore the evolution of Caribbean self-definition, focusing on the major concepts of Negritude, Antillanite, Creolite, and Louisianitude.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RLAN
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM)(AMST)(CBST-MN)(COL)(FGSS)(FRST-MN)(FRST)(LAST)(RMST)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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