Romance Studies: French Language & Literature

  • GRS LF 621: Reading French for Graduate Students
    Designed for graduate degree candidates preparing for language reading examinations. Develops skills in interpreting written French with minimal phonological or cultural references. Practice in translating passages relating to the sciences and humanities. No previous knowledge of French required. Students will not receive graduate credit for this course and there is no tuition charge.
  • GRS LF 850: Topics in French Literature
    Satisfies departmental theory requirement. Topic for Fall 2016: Theory Seminar: Testing Literature. An overview of literary theory applied to cultural studies. In this embodiment, the seminar focuses on questions of truth, reality, fiction, and testimony by means of contemporary theorists. Students apply the readings to their personal research interests. Also offered as GRS LS 850 B1.
  • GRS LF 860: Seminar: Topics in French Literature
    Topic for Fall 2016: Major poets of the twentieth century. Readings from the works of Paul Valéry, Guillaume Apollinaire, Jules Supervielle, Louis Aragon, René Char, Francis Ponge, and Saint-John Perse.
  • GRS LF 951: Directed Study: French Language and Literature
    Hours arranged. Consent of instructor and department.
  • GRS LF 952: Directed Study: French Language and Literature
    Hours arranged. Consent of instructor and department.