French (FREN)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

FREN 1210

FREN 1210-FREN 1220 is a two-semester sequence.  FREN 1210 is the first half of the sequence designed to provide a thorough grounding in French language and an introduction to intercultural competence.  ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4475FREN 1210  LEC 001

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Menard, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This course is a beginner French course intended for students with no experience in French. Students who have previously studied French must have an LPF score lower than 37, or SAT II lower than 410, to be eligible for FREN 1210.

  •  4476FREN 1210  LEC 002

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Menard, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This course is a beginner French course intended for students with no experience in French. Students who have previously studied French must have an LPF score lower than 37, or SAT II lower than 410, to be eligible for FREN 1210.

  •  4477FREN 1210  DIS 201

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Matthews, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4478FREN 1210  DIS 202

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Karczewski, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4479FREN 1210  DIS 203

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bal, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4480FREN 1210  DIS 204

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Gibbs, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4481FREN 1210  DIS 205

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Shearer, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4482FREN 1210  DIS 206

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hughes, H

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4483FREN 1210  DIS 207

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Caswell, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online

FREN 1230

FREN 1230 is an all-skills course designed to improve oral communication, listening comprehension, and reading ability; to establish a groundwork for correct writing; and to provide a substantial grammar ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4484FREN 1230  SEM 101

    • MWRFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Torea, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: French 1220 or an LPF score 45-55 or SAT II 490-590. Recommended courses after French 1230: French 2070, 2080 or 2090.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4485FREN 1230  SEM 102

    • MWRFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Torea, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: French 1220 or an LPF score 45-55 or SAT II 490-590. Recommended courses after French 1230: French 2070, 2080 or 2090.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4486FREN 1230  SEM 103

    • MWRFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Tien, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: French 1220 or an LPF score 45-55 or SAT II 490-590. Recommended courses after French 1230: French 2070, 2080 or 2090.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4487FREN 1230  SEM 104

    • MWRFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Huelster, N

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: French 1220 or an LPF score 45-55 or SAT II 490-590. Recommended courses after French 1230: French 2070, 2080 or 2090.

FREN 1720

This course will introduce English speakers to highlights of France's contribution in art, architecture, music, philosophy, political theory and literature to Western civilization. We will consider works ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17538FREN 1720  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Greenberg, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Conducted in English.

FREN 2080

This intermediate conversation and composition French course is designed for students interested in business fields such as Hospitality, Business Management, and Marketing, those looking for an internship ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7899FREN 2080  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Prerequisite: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after FREN 2080: FREN 2092 or FREN 2095. Students who have taken FREN 2080 are not eligible to take FREN 2090 for credit.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 20390FREN 2080  SEM 102

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Glidja, F

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after FREN 2080: FREN 2092 or FREN 2095. Students who have taken FREN 2080 are not eligible to take FREN 2090 for credit.

FREN 2090

This intermediate-level course is designed for students who want to focus on their speaking and writing skills. Emphasis is placed on strengthening of grammar skills, expansion of vocabulary and discourse ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4882FREN 2090  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Pasquer Brochard, R

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: French 1230, LPF Score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after French 2090: French 2092, 2095. Students who have taken French 2080 are not eligible to take French 2090 for credit.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4883FREN 2090  SEM 102

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Cash, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: French 1230, LPF Score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after French 2090: French 2092, 2095. Students who have taken French 2080 are not eligible to take French 2090 for credit.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4884FREN 2090  SEM 103

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Glidja, F

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: French 1230, LPF Score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after French 2090: French 2092, 2095. Students who have taken French 2080 are not eligible to take French 2090 for credit.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4885FREN 2090  SEM 104

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Glidja, F

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: French 1230, LPF Score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after French 2090: French 2092, 2095. Students who have taken French 2080 are not eligible to take French 2090 for credit.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4886FREN 2090  SEM 105

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Jeudy, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: French 1230, LPF Score 56-64, or SAT II 600-680, or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Recommended courses after French 2090: French 2092, 2095. Students who have taken French 2080 are not eligible to take French 2090 for credit.

FREN 2092

Reducing your foreign accent improves your ability to communicate in two ways: learning to distinguish and to produce clearly the full inventory of sounds in French increases both your ability to understand ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16909FREN 2092  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Alkire, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: FREN 2080 or 2090 or higher, CASE Q+ or permission of instructor.

FREN 2095

This advanced-intermediate course is highly recommended for students planning to study abroad as it aims to develop the writing and speaking skills needed to function in a French speaking university ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6771FREN 2095  SEM 102

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Finielz, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: FREN 2080 or 2090, or CASE Q+. Recommended courses after FREN 2095:FREN 2180, FREN 2310 or FREN 2320

FREN 2180

In this course, furthering oral communication skills and writing skills is emphasized.  A comprehensive review of fundamental and advanced grammatical structures is integrated with short stories, literary ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6863FREN 2180  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Torea, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor. FREN 2310 or FREN 2320 may also be taken concurrently with FREN 2180.

FREN 2310

This course, designed to follow FREN 2095, introduces students to an array of literary and visual material from the French and Francophone world.  It aims to develop students' proficiency in critical writing ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6514FREN 2310  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Rosenstock-Murav, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor. Recommended courses after FREN 2310; any 3000- level literature, or cultural courses.

FREN 3020

This 1-credit optional course aims to expand the students' vocabulary, and advance their speaking and reading skills as well as enhance their knowledge and deepen their cultural understanding by supplementing ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: International Relations

  • 21983FREN 3020  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Gerzso, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Conducted in French. Must be concurrently enrolled in GOVT 1817.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Sweetness:How Sugar Built the Modern World

  • 21984FREN 3020  SEM 102

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Caswell, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Conducted in French. Must be concurrently enrolled in ASRC 3010.

FREN 3220

This course is designed to familiarize students with works from the Renaissance, the Classical period, and the Enlightenment, as well as the cultural and historical context in which these texts are created, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16955FREN 3220  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Vallois, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: FREN 2180, FREN 2310, or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor.

FREN 3460

The concept of "intellectual" - the writer or scholar who takes a political commitment - was born in France at the end of the nineteenth century.  From the Dreyfus Affaire to the recent polemics on French ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20001FREN 3460  SEM 102

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Traverso, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: FREN 2310 or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor.

FREN 3520

This course will offer an overview of theoretical and historical responses to bodily and cognitive difference.  What was the status of people with (dis)abilities in the past, when they were called monsters, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FGSS 3520SHUM 3520

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16963FREN 3520  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Conducted in English.

FREN 3730

What makes religious violence so intractable, and what has fostered the continuity of this form of conflict over such a long span of time? What is the role of aesthetics in literary descriptions of such ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16973FREN 3730  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisite: FREN 2180, FREN 2310, or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor.

FREN 4190

Guided independent study of special topics. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4938FREN 4190  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Greenberg, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4939FREN 4190  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6006FREN 4190  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • McNulty, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8329FREN 4190  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Terhmina, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8330FREN 4190  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Traverso, E

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16980FREN 4190  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Vallois, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

FREN 4290

Consult director of undergraduate studies for more information. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  4892FREN 4290  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Greenberg, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Year-long course. R grade given at end of the semester and final letter grade at end of the spring. Open to juniors and seniors.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7203FREN 4290  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7204FREN 4290  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • McNulty, T

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  8333FREN 4290  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Terhmina, I

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  8334FREN 4290  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Traverso, E

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  • 16974FREN 4290  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Vallois, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

FREN 4428

We will read together a wide range of modern European texts-mostly but not exclusively by at least nominally Jewish authors, many of them working in the German intellectual tradition--accompanied by a ... view course details

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  • 16944FREN 4428  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Boyarin, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

FREN 4700

This course will examine works (literary, ethnographic, juridical, historical, medical, theoretical....) from French and Francophone cultures where questions of sexuality and gender are put on trial or ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17993FREN 4700  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Vallois, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Conducted in French.

FREN 6390

Guided independent study for graduate students. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4940FREN 6390  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Greenberg, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4941FREN 6390  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6007FREN 6390  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • McNulty, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8337FREN 6390  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Terhmina, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8338FREN 6390  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Traverso, E

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16986FREN 6390  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Vallois, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

FREN 6428

We will read together a wide range of modern European texts-mostly but not exclusively by at least nominally Jewish authors, many of them working in the German intellectual tradition--accompanied by a ... view course details

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  • 16950FREN 6428  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Boyarin, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

FREN 6590

This seminar will explore 20th and 21st century African literary narratives through Felwine Sarr's key concept of Afrotopias defined as an active and activist imaginary, both politically radical and culturally ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17534FREN 6590  SEM 101

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Terhmina, I

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Conducted in English. Readings in the original French encouraged.

FREN 6600

This course will examine the ideological prejudices that some of the major works of France's great period of artistic creation underly and structure what many consider the apogee of French culture.  At ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17540FREN 6600  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Greenberg, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Conducted in French.