Prerequisite: At least 9 cr.h. in FREN:58 or at least 3 cr.h. in G&WS:36 (with French language proficiency*)or permission of instructor.  

Taught in French. This course approaches the question of French and Francophones gender and race issues, notably after the publication of Simone de Beauvoir’s Second Sex in 1949 with an emphasis placed on artistic revolutions and legal, social, and cultural transgressions as well as central concepts such as, differentialism, materialism, phallogocentrism – to name but a few – from the perspective of French and Francophone places and spaces.  

Cross-registered with 36: Gender and Women’s Studies  

3 lecture hours per week, one term. 

* Interested students are encouraged to contact the chair of the French and Francophone Studies Department to determine language proficiency.