May 15, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FR 361 - Cultures of the French Caribbean

A survey of the history and cultures of the French Caribbean from the colonial era to the present.

Prerequisite: FR 253.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the broad historical development of French Caribbean culture from the colonial era to the present.
  • Identify major movements and important people in the literature, plastic arts, and music of French Caribbean culture.
  • Identify linguistic and dialectal particularities of French Caribbean culture in broad terms.
  • Read French historical and anthropological treatments of the French Caribbean, and literary works from the region written in French, and summarize these works in appropriate written French.
  • Identify the main points and/or summarize the basic argument of authentic video recordings in French in appropriate written French.
  • Use spoken French to describe and evaluate a limited selection of cultural artifacts from the French Caribbean within their historical and cultural context in an organized and comprehensible manner to their peers.
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