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FRE 480B Seminar: Gender Issues and Roles for Francophone Contemporary Caribbean Women

Prerequisite: One 300 level French course.

Course Description: This course will focus on the issues involved in the psychosocial and historical construction of gender and gender roles. We will analyze the nature and function of Francophone Caribbean feminist/feminine writing in woman's search for self-definition, and the way it represents the body and desire. The students will debate and explore issues such as feminism, racism, colonialism, independence, post independence, and other aspects of a multi-cultural society.

Credits

3 credits