French 60: French and Francophone Colonial and Postcolonial Novel

Instructor: Dominic Thomas

This course will examine translations of francophone novels and short-stories published during the colonial and postcolonial eras, and includes films. Issues explored: colonial history, anti-colonial resistance, gender relations, immigration, racism, and political commitment. Authors: Camara Laye, Ferdinand Oyono, Mariama Bâ, Azouz Begag, and Faïza Guène. Taught in English.

MW 9:30-10:45   Dodd 162