This course will introduce students to the field and research methods of various disciplines and of interdisciplinary studies, and it will familiarize them with field-relevant research skills and methodologies.
This course will focus on European French literature in relation to thematic approaches including: gender and feminism, transgression, (post)colonialisms, identity and alterity. Offered in conjunction with FREN*4600. Extra work is required for graduate students. Credit may be obtained for only one of FREN*6020 or FREN*4600.
This course will focus on how literature functions as a socio-political institution in Quebec and in French Canada. It will also deal with elements that relate more broadly to identity, reception theory and semiotics.
This course focuses on the works of major Francophone African and Caribbean fictional and theoretical works with particular attention being given to links between notions of cultural hierarchies, identity, metissage and creolization.
This course deals with various aspects of literary translation, including theories of translation, the role of reading in translation, the active translation of a text from English into French, and the reflection upon the influence of each of these categories on the others.
An investigation of the intersection of artistic expression taking place in literature, theatre, film, television and new media and the various effects produced by the interaction of two or more media.
This course will allow students to explore, within the framework of sociolinguistics and applied linguistics, the relationship between language and society, with particular reference to French and the French-speaking world.
This compulsory course covers theories, methods, and real-life applications of the teaching/learning of a second language, specifically French.
An independent study course, the nature and content of which is agreed upon between the student and the professor offering the course. Subject to the approval of the graduate program coordinator.
This independent, required course allows students to pursue research in an area of particular interest to them in the field of French Studies. A compulsory major paper 40 pages in length will be required.
This course will allow students to engage in volunteer service in a francophone community. Students will be asked to forge links between knowledge acquired in the academic setting and problem-based learning in a real-world context. A list of authorized community partners will be provided.