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FRCH/WLIT 308/408: The Paris Experience
Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer I
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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer I 2016 02/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission 06/01/2016 06/21/2016

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type:
CWRU Short-Term Language of Instruction: English
Language Prerequisite: No Housing Options: Dormitory
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Credit Type: Graduate, Undergraduate
Number of Credits: 3 Program Advisor: Office of Education Abroad (Email
Courses Offered: French, French and Francophone Studies, World Literature Case Credit Type: Foreign Language, Global and Diversity Credit
Deposit: $200
Total Program Cost:
Included in Program Cost: Admission fees, breakfasts, dinner, Housing, In-country transportation Not Included in Program Costs: Flights, Lunch, Tuition
Program Purpose: Study
Program Description:
FRCH 308/408 or WLIT 308/408: The Paris Experience
June 1-21, 2016
A three-week course in Paris, France!

Paris Experience
Paris is a tourist-friendly city, but there are fascinating neighborhoods of France's capital that many tourists don't get a chance to see.

The focus of this course is to discover Paris’s ethnic neighborhoods through the literature and culture of its African, Arab, and Asian communities.   Students visit cultural centers and museums, but also meet with authors and community leaders, attend an African dance session, and observe a literacy program for France’s newly arrived immigrants.  Students also debate social issues with French students concerning immigration and French identity.

Those enrolled in FRCH 308/408 do coursework in French, WLIT students have the option of completing all coursework in English. Prerequisite: FRCH 202 for those enrolled in FRCH 308 or 408. No prerequisite for those enrolled in WLIT 308. Graduate cross-lists are also available.  


For more information, contact, 216-368-2233.

About the Instructor: 

Dr. Toman specializes in French and Francophone Studies. She has lived and worked in Paris and parts of the Middle East and Africa. Part of her research focuses on the immigrant communities of Paris, and she developed this course in 2000, modifying it each year to present students with the most current issues on the topic.