FREN 295 - Atelier avancé de langue, littérature et culture
Credits: 3 inf fall and winter; 4 in spring
Prerequisites: FREN 162, FREN 164, or equivalent. A third-year topics or advanced grammar workshop. Recent offerings include: Les dossiers de la presse; Regards sur la ville. May be repeated for degree credit if the topics are different.
Spring 2017, FREN 295-01: Atelier Avancé: Traduction et Improvisation (4). Prerequisites: FREN 162, FREN 164, or equivalent. This course focuses on developing translation skills from French into English and from English into French as well as skills for simultaneous translation and bilingual improvisation. It relies on literary texts as well as texts from other areas of knowledge such as philosophy or from pop culture and journalism. It is informed by various theories of translation as well as techniques of improvisation used in theater and performance. Radulescu.
Fall 2017, FREN 295-01: Atelier avancé de langue, littérature et culture: La Francophonie autour de l'Amérique du Nord (3). An exploration of the Francophone cultures of Canada, Louisiana, and the Caribbean. The Cajun and Creole cultures of Southwest Louisiana are considered through literature, oral tradition, music, and food. The course features literary works and films from Francophone Canada, Martinique, Guadeloupe, and Haiti. Readings, discussion, and papers in French for further development of communication skills. Leva.
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