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FRCH/WLIT 308/408: The Paris Experience
Paris, France (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: May Term
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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:
Program Fee Deadline:
March 31, 2015 Included in Program Cost: Admission fees, breakfasts, dinner, Housing
Not Included in Program Costs: Flights, Tuition Program Purpose: Study
Program Description:
FRCH 308/408 or WLIT 308/408: The Paris Experience
May 10-May 30, 2015
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.  


Discuss African literature with the first woman writer of Cameroon, Thérèse Kuoh-Moukoury, and l
earn about African music and dance from Lucky Zebila, former Director of the National Ballet of the Congo. Discuss current issues with French students from fourschools, including Lycée Louis-le-Grand, one of Paris’s premier schools founded in the 16th century. 

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.


This program is currently not accepting applications.