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FREN 354: The French Caribbean: Les Antilles créoles

(1 Unit)
Proficiency Expected level of proficiency: FREN 303 , FREN 314  or FREN 315 .
Surveys post-colonialism, la créolisation, le métissage and changing identities. Topics include history and geography of these islands, situating them as part of the New World as well as having enduring cultural, linguistic and political bonds with France; Aimé Césaire and his essentialist quest for identity via Africa and the past; la créolisation, as first proposed by Glissant; and contemporary social issues, represented in literature, art and cinema. Conducted in French. Guenin-Lelle, Yewah.