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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FRN 346 - The Francophone Caribbean World: From Plantation to Emancipation

4 credits (Spring)
Conducted in French. This course explores relations between the francophone Caribbean islands (Haiti, Guadeloupe and Martinique) and the métropole from the colonial period to the present. It addresses topics such as slavery, négritude, identity, multilingualism, diaspora, globalization and the environmental challenges facing the region. Students will examine poetry, theater, fiction and film. Authors to be studied include Césaire, Fanon, Roumain, Chamoiseau, Glissant, Condé, Laferrière and Frankétienne.

Prerequisite: FRN 312  or FRN 313 .
Note: Not offered every year.
Instructor: Caradec