Classes

FRENCH 234 - Francophone Studies and Human Rights

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2017

Francophone postcolonial writers in modernist and postmodernist contexts. Aesthetic entanglements and the cultural politics of writing/reading in the postcolonial era. Origins of postcolonial theory in Césaire and Fanon, and “universalist” ideologies of francophonie vs. oppositional postcolonial studies.