Apr 15, 2024  
2021-2022 College of Liberal Arts 
    
2021-2022 College of Liberal Arts
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FREN 322 - My Word! Creative Writing and Translation Practice

4 credits
Students embark on a creative writing journey through the practice of translation and the production of their own poetry and prose. Tailors French and Francophone texts from print and visual materials to students’ interests and specialties (literature, film, journalism, sciences, arts, etc.) to inspire students’ creativity and provide sources for translation analysis and translation practice. Through a core list of creative, critical and theoretical readings and customized workshops, students will have an opportunity to learn how to compose a personal poem or a bracing story with memorable characters; additionally, how to produce film subtitles, or how to perform oral translation. Provides techniques and strategies that make students stronger writers and communicators in both English and French. Highly experiential through hands-on projects. Prerequisite: FREN 310 . CLA-Breadth Arts, CLA-Breadth Humanities



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