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Course Listings

2015/2016
courses of study for the 2015/2016 session corrected to June 2015

FREN 7020. History of the French Language: Medieval Period. [Formerly FREN 302] Syntax, morphology, phonology, emphasis on textual explication. Prerequisite: Elementary knowledge of Latin. [4]

FREN 7050. Applied French Linguistics. [Formerly FREN 318] Phonetics, morphology, syntax, and semantics, with application to teaching; theories of second language acquisition. [4]

FREN 7060. French Literary Theory. [Formerly FREN 380] Literary theory as it has been shaped by and shapes the French tradition. [4]

FREN 8000. Apprenticeship in Undergraduate Teaching. [Formerly FREN 397] Supervised experience and instruction of pedagogical practices in foreign language and literature courses. May be repeated once for credit. Consent of supervisor and director of graduate studies required. [2]

FREN 8010. Seminar in Medieval French Literature. [Formerly FREN 332] May be repeated for credit more than once if there is no duplication in topic. Students may enroll in more than one section of this course each semester. [4]

FREN 8020. French Feminism from de Beauvoir to the Present. [Formerly FREN 338] Ideological, political, and cultural contexts. French feminist theory explored through essays, novels, drama, and poetry. Principal theoretical feminists (Beauvoir, Delphy, Guillaumin, Leclerc, Cixous, Irigaray, Kristeva), as well as lesser-known figures (Halimi, Badinter, Agacinsky, Roudinesco, Amara) and literary figures (Duras, Abécassis, Schwarz-Bart, Ednan and Bâ. [4]

FREN 8030. Seminar in Seventeenth-Century French Literature. [Formerly FREN 342] May be repeated for credit more than once if there is no duplication in topic. Students may enroll in more than one section of this course each semester. [4]

FREN 8040. Seminar in Eighteenth-Century French Literature. [Formerly FREN 353] May be repeated for credit more than once if there is no duplication in topic. Students may enroll in more than one section of this course each semester. [4]

FREN 8050. Seminar in Nineteenth-Century French Literature. [Formerly FREN 362] May be repeated for credit more than once if there is no duplication in topic. Students may enroll in more than one section of this course each semester. [4]

FREN 8060. Seminar in Twentieth-Century French Literature. [Formerly FREN 372] May be repeated for credit more than once if there is no duplication in topic. Students may enroll in more than one section of this course each semester. [4]

FREN 8070. Seminar in Francophone Literature. [Formerly FREN 388] Literature of the French-speaking world (“La Francophonie”). May be repeated for credit more than once if there is no duplication in topic. Students may enroll in more than one section of this course each semester. [4]

FREN 8075. Seminar in Francophone Caribbean Literature. [Formerly FREN 387] Major literary figures and intellectual traditions. No credit for students who earned credit for 388 section 1 in fall 2012. [4]

FREN 8080. Seminar in French Film. [Formerly FREN 375] Theory and practice of French-language film, often in comparative context, for example in a side-by-side study of French and Italian New Wave. No credit for students who completed 390 section 1 in fall 2009. [4]

FREN 8090. Special Topics in French Studies. [Formerly FREN 394] Problems, themes, or issues in literature, language, or culture approached in ways that transcend traditional chronological distinctions. [4]

FREN 8999. Non-candidate Research. [Formerly FREN 379] Research prior to entry into candidacy (completion of qualifying examination) and for special non-degree students. [Variable credit: 0-12]

FREN 9995. Half-time Ph.D. Dissertation Research. [Formerly FREN 3995] For students who have completed 72 hours and devote a half-time effort to dissertation research. [0]

FREN 9999. Ph.D. Dissertation Research. [Formerly FREN 399] [0-12]

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http://www.vanderbilt.edu/catalogs/grad/graduate.pdf#courses