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2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FRN 350-01 - Advanced Topics in Literature & Civilization

4 credits (Spring)
Contemporary Ecologies: Environment in Literature and Film. Conducted in French.  Examines representations of the environment in French and francophone novels and films.   Explores topics such as pollution, climate change, animals, waste, the notions of paysage and terroir, contrasts between natural and non-natural, rural and urban, local and global, the human and the non-human.  Authors and filmmakers to be studied may include René Barjavel, Georges Perec, Jean-Marie Le Clézio, Marie-Hélène Lafon, Jean-Christophe Rufin, Jean-Christophe Bailly, Joy Sorman, Agnès Varda, Claude Nuridsany and Marie Pérennou.

Prerequisite: FRN 312  or FRN 313 .
Instructor: Caradec