Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

AAD 353 Gender in the Francophone World(CO)(CW)(P&D)

4 hours. An introduction to issues of gender in francophone countries in North and West Africa, the Caribbean and Europe. This interdisciplinary course draws on literary, cultural, social scientific, and historical approaches to explore the significance of gender in different societies and to enable students to think critically about gender issues. It proposes a comparative study of feminist movements in the francophone world. Texts examined may represent a variety of literary genres and historical periods. For African and African Diaspora Studies majors and minors, this is designated as a Caribbean course. 

Credits

4

Cross Listed Courses

FRN 350/WGS 353

Prerequisite

ENG 151 and for those doing readings and assignments in French; at least two 200-level courses in French

Distribution

Contemporary World, Pluralism & Diversity, TALA

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