French (FREN)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

FREN 1108

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19545 FREN 1108   SEM 101

    • MWF White Hall B02
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Karczewski, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 20364 FREN 1108   SEM 102

    • TR Uris Hall 331
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4060 FREN 1220   LEC 001

    • M Uris Hall 262
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Torea, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: 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.

  •  4061 FREN 1220   LEC 002

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: 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.

  •  4062 FREN 1220   DIS 201

    • TWRF Uris Hall 498
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Choinet, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4063 FREN 1220   DIS 202

    • TWRF Uris Hall 303
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Kellogg, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6338 FREN 1220   DIS 203

    • TWRF Uris Hall 302
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Torea, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4064 FREN 1220   DIS 204

    • TWRF Uris Hall 369
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Rebhi, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  4065 FREN 1220   DIS 205

    • TWRF Uris Hall 394
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Sas, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6030 FREN 1220   DIS 206

    • TWRF Uris Hall 394
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Sas, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  4043 FREN 1230   SEM 101

    • MWRF White Hall B14
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Karczewski, J

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4044 FREN 1230   SEM 102

    • MWRF White Hall B14
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Karczewski, J

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17808 FREN 1230   SEM 103

    • MWRF Uris Hall G20
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Matthews, J

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

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

  •  6919 FREN 2080   SEM 101

    • MWF Uris Hall G20
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • 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.

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

  •  6207 FREN 2090   SEM 101

    • MWF Uris Hall 369
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Glidja, F

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: 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 2070 or 2080 for credit.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4046 FREN 2090   SEM 102

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Bal, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: 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 2070 or 2080 for credit.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4047 FREN 2090   SEM 103

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Rosenstock-Murav, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: 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 2070 or 2080 for credit.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4048 FREN 2090   SEM 104

    • MWF Morrill Hall 111
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Glidja, F

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: 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 2070 or 2080 for credit.

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

  •  4049 FREN 2095   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: FREN 2070, 2080 or 2090, or CASE Q+. Recommended course after FREN 2095: FREN 2180, FREN 2310 or FREN 2320.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4050 FREN 2095   SEM 102

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: FREN 2070, 2080 or 2090, or CASE Q+. Recommended course 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

  • 20001 FREN 2180   SEM 101

    • MWF Uris Hall G88
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Torea, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: French 2095 or CASE Q++ or permission of instructor. FREN 2310 or FREN 2320 may also be taken concurrently with French 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

  •  5809 FREN 2310   SEM 101

    • TR Uris Hall G88
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hughes, H

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6763 FREN 2320   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: FREN 2095 or CASE Q++ or permission of instructor. Recommended courses after FREN 2320: any 3000 level literature or culture course

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

  •  7317 FREN 3210   SEM 101

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Terhmina, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: FREN 2310 or CASE Q++ placement.

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

  •  5810 FREN 3400   SEM 101

    • MW McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Molinie, M

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

FREN 3630

The class focuses on the experience of incarceration, as described by literary and philosophical texts written in French, ranging from the 15th to the 20th century.  Select movies will also be commented ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17371 FREN 3630   SEM 101

    • MW McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Dubreuil, L

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

FREN 3780

When Jean-Jacques Rousseau introduced the concept of the "general will" in his classic text The Social Contract, he made what was then an unprecedented and scandalous claim: that the people as a whole, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3780GOVT 3786

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17372 FREN 3780   SEM 101

    • MW Uris Hall 498
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • McNulty, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FREN 3921

This course examines a range of exciting and provocative 20th- and 21st- century theoretical paradigms for thinking about literature, language and culture. These approaches provide differing, though often ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  8483 FREN 3921   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

FREN 4065

This course explores the global, intellectual history of friendship, in order to illuminate a host of underlying questions: what is the nature of human affection? How have different cultures contended ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17375 FREN 4065   SEM 101

    • MWF McGraw Hall 365
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Terhmina, I

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: Fluency in French.

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

  •  4058 FREN 4200   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Dubreuil, L

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5155 FREN 4200   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Howie, C

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7320 FREN 4200   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Long, K

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7321 FREN 4200   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • McNulty, T

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7322 FREN 4200   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Molinie, M

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

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7323 FREN 4200   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Terhmina, I

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

FREN 4265

A number of well-known French novels have been adapted, appropriated, and reimagined, giving them a life well beyond France and beyond the time in which they were produced.  We will explore how one novel ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17376 FREN 4265   SEM 101

    • TR Uris Hall 369
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  4042 FREN 4300   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • 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.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  6339 FREN 4300   RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • 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.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7324 FREN 4300   RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • 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.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7325 FREN 4300   RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • 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.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7326 FREN 4300   RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • 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.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7327 FREN 4300   RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • 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 4820

In the XIXe century, both literature and medicine shaped the birth of the idea of the psyche.  A new medical discipline like psychiatry (at that ime called "alienism") considered the pathologies of the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17377 FREN 4820   SEM 101

    • MW McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Molinie, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: Fluency in French.

FREN 6040

A critical exploration of the phrase "la race des poetes," with and without consideration of racial-colonial power. 1780 marks the release of "La mort d'Abel," by Nicolas Gilbert, whose influence is to ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17381 FREN 6040   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: Fluency in French.

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

  • 17788 FREN 6300   SEM 101

    • MWF Uris Hall 312
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Alkire, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Course limited to graduate students only.

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

  •  4045 FREN 6400   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5130 FREN 6400   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Howie, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7345 FREN 6400   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Long, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7346 FREN 6400   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • McNulty, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7347 FREN 6400   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Molinie, M

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7348 FREN 6400   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Terhmina, I

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Permission of instructor required.

FREN 6425

This course begins with a word - mysticism - that doesn't work, and for good reason: for the authors variously associated with the mythical traditions of medieval Christianity, words are necessary failures.  ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ITAL 6420MEDVL 6425RELST 6425

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17382 FREN 6425   SEM 101

    • T Uris Hall 254
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Howie, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Conducted in English.

FREN 6525

Communism merged multiple theories, events and experiences. It's complexity does not lie exclusively in the discrepancies that separate the communist idea from its historical embodiments; it lies in the ... view course details

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  • 17416 FREN 6525   SEM 101

    • R Uris Hall 369
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Traverso, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Conducted in English.