Jan 22, 2020  
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts 
    
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts
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FREN 338 - The Caribbean Triangle

4 credits
The sources of the French Caribbean cultural traditions are examined through print, electronic, and other media sources.  The cultural traditions include those of Haiti, Guadeloupe, and Martinique International Relations, both historial and contemporary, will be examined between mainland France, West Africa, and the Caribbean, along with more recent developments between paris, the French Caribbean, and North America.  Topics treated include social protest, definition of personal and collective identity, language and identity, economic relations with mainland France and also with other Caribbean islands.  Besides contemporary literary and documentary texts, the music, painting, fashion, and food of the islands will be studied, followed by an off-campus Caribbean dinner.  Conducted in French. Prerequisite: One upper-level French course. Offered triennially. CLA-Breadth/Humanities, CLA-Diversity International



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