Appendix A - Courses


FREN*6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies in French U [0.50]
This course will examine literary theory and criticism from the viewpoint of French cultural traditions, from the establishment of literary history at the Sorbonne to present-day questioning of the validity of literary theory.
FREN*6020 Topics in French Literature U [0.50]
This course will focus on European French literature in relation to thematic approaches including: gender and feminism, transgression, (post)colonialisms, identity and alterity.
FREN*6021 Topics in Quebec and French-Canadian Literatures W [0.50]
This course will focus on how literature functions as a socio-political institution in Quebec and in French Canada. It will also deal with elements that relate more broadly to identity, reception theory and semiotics.
FREN*6022 Topics in Caribbean and African Literatures F [0.50]
This course focuses on the works of major Francophone African and Caribbean fictional and theoretical works with particular attention being given to links between notions of cultural hierarchies, identity, métissage and creolization.
FREN*6030 Topics in Translation U [0.50]
This course deals with various aspects of literary translation, including theories of translation, the role of reading in translation, the active translation of a text from English into French, and the reflection upon the influence of each of these categories on the others.
FREN*6031 Topics in Intermediality U [0.50]
An investigation of the intersection of artistic expression taking place in literature, theatre, film, television and new media and the various effects produced by the interaction of two or more media.
FREN*6041 Topics in French and French-Canadian Sociolinguistics W [0.50]
This course will allow students to explore, within the framework of sociolinguistics and applied linguistics, the relationship between language and society, with particular reference to French and the French-speaking world.
FREN*6042 Topics in FSL Pedagogy U [0.50]
This compulsory course covers theories, methods, and real-life applications of the teaching/learning of a second language, specifically French.
FREN*6050 Reading Course S [0.50]
An independent study course, the nature and content of which is agreed upon between the student and the professor offering the course. Subject to the approval of the graduate coordinator.
FREN*6051 Mémoire (Mini-thesis) S-F [0.50]
A compulsory major paper, 50 pages in length. An oral examination is required.
Prerequisite(s): FREN*6010
FREN*6053 Practicum in French Studies S [0.50]
This course will allow students to engage in volunteer service in a francophone community. Students will be asked to forge links between knowledge acquired in the academic setting and problem-based learning in a real-world context. A list of authorized community partners will be provided.
Prerequisite(s): FREN*6010 and FREN*6042
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1