French (FREN)Arts and Sciences

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

FREN 1220

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

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Syllabi: 2 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4409FREN 1220  LEC 001

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Menard, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: FREN 1210, or SAT II 410-480, or LPF 37-44. At the end of FREN 1220, students who score lower than 56 on the LPF take 1230, those with 56 or higher may enter the 2000-level sequence.

  •  4410FREN 1220  LEC 002

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Menard, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: FREN 1210, or SAT II 410-480, or LPF 37-44. At the end of FREN 1220, students who score lower than 56 on the LPF take 1230, those with 56 or higher may enter the 2000-level sequence.

  •  4411FREN 1220  DIS 201

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Menard, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4412FREN 1220  DIS 202

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Bal, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  6894FREN 1220  DIS 203

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Matthews, J

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4413FREN 1220  DIS 204

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Rosenstock-Murav, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  4414FREN 1220  DIS 205

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Shearer, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  6519FREN 1220  DIS 206

    • TWRFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • 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

  •  4392FREN 1230  SEM 101

    • MWRFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Torea, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: FREN 1220 or an LPF score 45-55 or SAT II 490-590. Recommended courses after Fren 1230: FREN 2080 or 2090.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4393FREN 1230  SEM 102

    • MWRFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Torea, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: FREN 1220 or an LPF score 45-55 or SAT II 490-590. Recommended courses after Fren 1230: FREN 2080 or 2090.

FREN 2070

This course is specifically designed for premed students and students at large with an interest in medical related topics who wish to be better equipped with language skills that will enable them to convey ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16486FREN 2070  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Torea, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: FREN 1230; LPF score 56-64; SAT II 600-680; or AP French language 4, or CASE Q. Students who have taken FREN 2070 are ineligible to take FREN 2090 for credits.

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

  •  7698FREN 2080  SEM 101

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Glidja, F

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: FREN 1230, LPF score 56-64; SAT II 600-680; AP French language 4 or CASE Q. 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.

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

  •  6716FREN 2090  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Tien, S

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4395FREN 2090  SEM 102

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Huelster, N

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4396FREN 2090  SEM 103

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Glidja, F

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4397FREN 2090  SEM 104

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Glidja, F

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

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

  •  4398FREN 2095  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Finielz, E

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

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4399FREN 2095  SEM 102

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Pasquer Brochard, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: FREN 2080 or 2090, or CASE Q+. Recommended course after FREN 2095: FREN 2180, FREN 2310 or FREN 2320.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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

  •  6275FREN 2310  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howie, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++. Recommended courses after FREN 2310: any 3000 level literature or culture course

FREN 2320

This course designed to follow FREN 2095, introduces students to key cinematic techniques used in analysis of films and to major movements in the twentieth century French cinema.  Students will view a ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7386FREN 2320  SEM 101

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Menard, C

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    Hybrid: rotational in person attendance to be determined by instructor. Prerequisites: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++ or permission of instructor. Recommended courses after FREN 2320: any 3000 level literature or culture course
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

FREN 3210

This course is designed to teach ways of reading and understanding works created from the Romantic period to the present day, in their cultural context. A range of texts from various genres is presented, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16487FREN 3210  SEM 101

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Terhmina, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: FREN 2310 or CASE Q++ placement.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

FREN 3400

This course is conceived as a critical introduction to a cultural and political debate that appeared in the years of Mitterrand's France and reached its climax in the last decade.  It will focus on a French ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6276FREN 3400  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Molinie, M

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

FREN 3560

Psychoanalysis considers the human being not as an object of treatment, but as a subject who is called upon to elaborate an unconscious knowledge about what is disrupting her life, through analysis of ... view course details

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  • 17520FREN 3560  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • McNulty, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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Syllabi: none
  • 20380FREN 3560  LEC 002

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • McNulty, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online

FREN 3580

This survey course will trace narratives of sea crossings in Francophone literature from Africa and its diaspora across the three bodies of water that surround the continent: the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16494FREN 3580  SEM 101

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Terhmina, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisites: FREN 2310 or Q++ or permission of instructor.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

FREN 3921

Without literary theory, there is no idea of literature, of criticism, of culture. While exciting theoretical paradigms emerged in the late 20th century, including structuralism and poststructuralism, ... view course details

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  • 20856FREN 3921  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Caruth, C

      Lorenz, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online

FREN 3975

This course examines how African writers, filmmakers, and internet media content creators engage with and revise public images of bodies—specifically pleasure, gender, queerness, genital surgeries, sex ... view course details

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  • 19496FREN 3975  SEM 101

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Diabate, N

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Diabate, N

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    This course has two required meeting days.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

FREN 4070

Madness fascinates, mental illness frightens. They are realms of scholarship as well as objects of practical knowledge and representation for the arts and the social actors themselves. This seminar aims ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16495FREN 4070  SEM 101

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Molinie, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

FREN 4200

Guided independent study of special topics. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4407FREN 4200  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5565FREN 4200  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howie, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16496FREN 4200  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16497FREN 4200  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • McNulty, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16498FREN 4200  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Molinie, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16499FREN 4200  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Terhmina, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

FREN 4300

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

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4391FREN 4300  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Year-long course. R grade given at end of the fall semester and final letter grade at end of the spring semester. Open to juniors and seniors. Consult the director of honors program for more information.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6896FREN 4300  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howie, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Year-long course. R grade given at end of the fall semester and final letter grade at end of the spring semester. Open to juniors and seniors. Consult the director of honors program for more information.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16500FREN 4300  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Year-long course. R grade given at end of the fall semester and final letter grade at end of the spring semester. Open to juniors and seniors. Consult the director of honors program for more information.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16501FREN 4300  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • McNulty, T

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Year-long course. R grade given at end of the fall semester and final letter grade at end of the spring semester. Open to juniors and seniors. Consult the director of honors program for more information.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16502FREN 4300  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Molinie, M

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Year-long course. R grade given at end of the fall semester and final letter grade at end of the spring semester. Open to juniors and seniors. Consult the director of honors program for more information.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16503FREN 4300  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Terhmina, I

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research
    Year-long course. R grade given at end of the fall semester and final letter grade at end of the spring semester. Open to juniors and seniors. Consult the director of honors program for more information.

FREN 4375

In the last decades, "Holocaust Studies" witnessed an extraordinary expansion, covering different fields of scholarship, from history to literature, from philosophy to aesthetics.  This seminar will retrace ... view course details

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  • 16553FREN 4375  SEM 101

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Traverso, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online

FREN 4540

How might philosophy respond to catastrophe? The Wars of Religion in France and throughout Europe offered continual violence, trauma, and social upheaval. The Essais of Michel de Montaigne responded to ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16504FREN 4540  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

FREN 4715

This course, offered entirely in English, is open to advanced undergraduates and graduates who want to learn more about the relations of politics to art in general and the cultural politic of "autonomia" ... view course details

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  • 19173FREN 4715  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Pinkus, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

FREN 6300

Designed for those with little or no background in French. Aims primarily to develop skill in reading French. Covers grammar basics, extensive vocabulary, and strategies for reading in a foreign language. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6520FREN 6300  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Alkire, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Course limited to graduate students only.

FREN 6375

In the last decades, "Holocaust Studies" witnessed an extraordinary expansion, covering different fields of scholarship, from history to literature, from philosophy to aesthetics.  This seminar will retrace ... view course details

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  • 16557FREN 6375  SEM 101

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Traverso, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online

FREN 6400

Guided independent study for graduate students. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4394FREN 6400  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5540FREN 6400  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Howie, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16521FREN 6400  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16522FREN 6400  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • McNulty, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16523FREN 6400  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Molinie, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16524FREN 6400  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Terhmina, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required.

FREN 6535

This seminar provides an opportunity to study aspects of the philosophical oeuvre of Gilles Deleuze. Our point of departure will be Deleuze's 1968 book Difference and Repetition.  We'll later consider ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16528FREN 6535  SEM 101

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Instruction Mode: Online

FREN 6561

No description available. view course details

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  • 20681FREN 6561  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • McNulty, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

FREN 6730

What does the term "normal" mean?  It is a modern invention, but one based on millennia of theories on what is natural or unnatural, regular or irregular, orderly or monstrous.  All of these terms are ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17795FREN 6730  SEM 101

    • WOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online