FRIT-F 825: 21st/17th Century Francophone Theater

This theater history seminar will study how current productions from across the francophone world engage with French theater’s neo-classical past to shape francophone drama in different ways. Students can expect close readings of the French seventeenth-century dramatic canon (Corneille, Racine, Molière) as well as comparative analyses of 21st century Francophone plays (Mouawad, Reza, NDiaye, Shaheman, Lemoine, Kwahulé). Grades will be based on a presentation and scaffolded final paper. Readings in French, seminar language in French with English as needed.

This is an online synchronous course that meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 3-5 PM Central / 4-6 PM Eastern.

This is a Full Semester course. Participants may register for one Full Semester course OR one course each in Fall I and Fall II.

Related Courses by Institution
FRIT-F 651 Contemporary France on Film (Summer 2021)
FRIT-F 580 Applied French Linguistics (Fall 2021)
FRIT-F 825 21st/17th Century Francophone Theater (Fall 2021)
FRIT-F 561 Studies in French Civilization (Winter/Spring 2022)
FRIT-F 673 Topics in the Teaching and Learning of French (Summer 2022)
FRIT-F 603 History of the French Language I (Fall 2022)
FRIT-F 578 Contrastive Study of French and English (Winter/Spring 2023)
FREN-F 651 Study of French Cinema (Summer II 2023)

Indiana University

Instructor: Alison Calhoun

Semester: Fall 2021 – Full Semester

Dates: 8/23/21 – 12/17/21
Course meets Wednesdays at 3-5 pm Central / 4-6 pm Eastern

Format: Online Synchronous

Graduate Credits: 3

Graduate Certificate Available: No

Prerequisites: French fluency, qualified to teach content area