FOL 6326 Technology in Foreign Language Education 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Technology in classrooms. The interface between pedagogy and technology.

Prerequisite: FOL 6943, FRE 6943, or equivalent.

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FRE 6060 Beginning French for Graduate Students I 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

For students with no formal preparation who need a reading knowledge.

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FRE 6061 Beginning French for Graduate Students II 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

For students who need proficiency in reading.

Prerequisite: FRE 6060 or equivalent.

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FRE 6466 Advanced Translation and Stylistics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Translation from English to French and French to English. Texts selected from modern authors. Various genres and styles.

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FRE 6735 Special Studies in French Linguistics 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Rotating topics relevant to second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, and/or theoretical linguistics.

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FRE 6736 The French language in the Americas 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Examining of the presence of French  in the Americas. Topics we will be covering are origin of French in the Americas, language practices of Francophone communities, linguistic characteristics of the varieties of French, effect of language contact on language behavior and representations,  identity issues. Focus varies from year to year.

Prerequisite: None, but FRE 6785 or FRE 6855 recommended.

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FRE 6785 French Phonetics and Phonology 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Introduction to French phonological processes. Explanatory evidence: production of speech sounds, classification of sounds, and their interrelationships (gliding, nasalization, assimilation). Morphological and syllable structure. Specifically French phenomena: liaison, elision, final consonant drop, schwa drop. Relationship of morphology to phonology, especially verb system.

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FRE 6827 Sociolinguistics of French 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Sociolinguistic issues in the French-speaking world: language variation, discourse analysis, attitudes toward varieties of French, and contact with speakers of other languages.

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FRE 6845 History of the French Language 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Phonological, morphological, syntactic, and lexical evolution of French language.

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FRE 6855 Structure of French 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Explores the French language as a system of communication and mental representation. Analyzes morphological, syntactic, and semantic aspects of contemporary French. Emphasizes historical, psychological, and sociological dimensions of linguistic investigation.

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FRE 6856 French in the 21st Century 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Examining of how the French language is changing in the 21st century, from phonological, morphological, syntactic, lexical and semantic points of view. Addressing such topics as phonological assimilation; the negative; interrogative structures; the future tense; and borrowings, calques and semantic shifts, in different varieties of French.

Prerequisite: None, but FRE 6785  or FRE 6855  recommended.

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FRE 6945 Practicum in Advanced College Teaching 2 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Practical training and orientation for advanced doctoral students in teaching upper-division courses. Gain upper-level teaching experience by working closely with a mentor in all areas of the teaching process.

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FRE 6956 Overseas Studies in French 1-5 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Course work in French as part of approved study-abroad program.

Prerequisite: permission of graduate coordinator (French).

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FRW 6217 Seventeenth-Century French Prose 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Major prose works of the classical period. Fermentation in philosophical and moral thought that characterized early modern period France. Cartesian thought, new science, Jansenism, libertines, and moralistes. Also includes texts by La Fayette and Sevigne.

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FRW 6276 Readings in Eighteenth-Century Literature 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Rotating topics: theater, novel, image of the Orient, Anglo-French connection, women writers of the Old Regime.

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FRW 6288 Twentieth-Century French Novel 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Analyzes representative novels. Emphasizes literary modernism, surrealism, and the new novel in light of pertinent cultural discourses and literary history.

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FRW 6315 Seventeenth-Century French Drama 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Theory and practice of dramaturgy in classical period as reflected in plays of Corneille, Molière, and Racine. Close textual analysis to disengage aesthetic and ideological problematics posed by each play.

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FRW 6328 Twentieth-Century French Theater 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Critical and historical study of representative plays. Theater as a genre and a cultural and political space. Discussion of theoretical writings. Viewing of selected plays on film.

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FRW 6346 French Poetry of the Renaissance 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

French Poetry of the Renaissance

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FRW 6355 Modern French Poetry 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Historical approach combined with close readings of poetic texts. Introduction to numerous theoretical and critical writings. In addition to poetic texts taken from traditional cannon, less frequently taught poets are presented.

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FRW 6396 French Cinema 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Critical and historical study of representation of gender and ethnicity in French films.

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FRW 6536 The Romantic Period 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Development and main tenets of 19th-century French Romanticism. Various themes and genres (novel, poetry, theater, etc.) exploited by "romantic" artists. Socioeconomics and cultural matrices fostering movement. Relationship between literature and visual arts. Constructions of gendered, cultural, and artistic subjectivities. Exoticism (spatial, temporal, and mystic voyages). Representations of Paris and French society.

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FRW 6556 French Realism and Naturalism 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

French Realism and Naturalism

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FRW 6715 The Philosophic Movement 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Readings from major figures such as Voltaire, Montesquieu, Diderot, and Rousseau. Historiography of the period. Key issues of Enlightenment (religious tolerance, slavery, women's rights, etc.). Key institutions of the 18th century (encyclopedia, newspaper, salon).

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FRW 6780 Studies in Francophone Literature and Culture (Excluding the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa 3 Credits, Max 9 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Literature and cultures of the Francophone world. Quebec, North Africa, Vietnam, the Middle East, Belgium and Switzerland, or regions of France.

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FRW 6805 Introduction to Graduate Study and Research 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Tools, problems, and methods of literary and linguistic research.

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FRW 6825 French Critical Theory 3 Credits, Max 6 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Review and comparative analysis of approaches to literature from Romanticism to Deconstruction. Act of reading and writing examined through eyes of Sainte-Beuve, Taine, Lanson, Bachelard, Geneva School, Ricoeur, Bataille, Blanchot, Barthes, Foucault, Genette, Lacan, Kristeva, Todorov, Derrida, and others. Rotating topics.

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FRW 6900 Special Study in French Literature 3 Credits, Max 9 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Selected topic or problem (varied each semester).

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FRW 6905 Individual Work 1-3 Credits, Max 9 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Available only by special arrangement with graduate adviser.

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FRW 6910 Supervised Research 1-5 Credits, Max 5 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Supervised Research

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FRW 6938 Seminar in French Literature 3 Credits

Grading Scheme: Letter Grade

Intensive research study of an author or topic.

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FRW 6971 Research for Master's Thesis 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Master's Thesis

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FRW 7979 Advanced Research 1-12 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for doctoral students before admission to candidacy. Designed for students with a master's degree in the field of study or for students who have been accepted for a doctoral program. Not appropriate for students who have been admitted to candidacy.

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FRW 7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation 1-15 Credits

Grading Scheme: S/U

Research for Doctoral Dissertation

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