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FR224 Timetable


Term 1

Please note that, this term, seminars are largely student-led. Every week, you will be set a number of questions and asked to present (in groups of two) some aspects of the material under investigation.


Week 1 Francophone Postcolonial Literatures: Context and Introduction

Sub-Saharan Africa

Week 2 Tierno Monénembo, Le Roi de Kahel

Week 3 Le Roi de Kahel

Week 4 Léonora Miano, La Saison de l’ombre

Week 5 La Saison de l’ombre

Week 6 Reading Week

The Maghreb

Week 7 Tahar Ben Jelloun, La Nuit sacrée

Week 8 La Nuit sacrée

Week 9 Leïla Sebbar, La Seine était rouge: Paris, octobre 1961 

Week 10 La Seine était rouge   

Screening of excerpts from La Bataille d'Alger (G. Pontecorvo)

Term 2

Please note that, this term, there will be some lecture-style teaching, some tutor-led seminars and some student-led seminars.


Caribbean

Week 1 Caribbean: Introduction; Aimé Césaire, Une Tempête

Week 2 Une Tempête

Week 3 Patrick Chamoiseau, J’ai toujours aimé la nuit

Week 4 J’ai toujours aimé la nuit

Week 5 Research Skills for Essays
This session will be held in the Teaching Grid and run with Kate Courage, our Academic Support Librarian. It will
focus on the research skills that you will need in order to begin planning your essays.

Week 6 Reading Week

Indian Ocean

Week 7 Indian Ocean: Introduction; Nathacha Appanah, Les Rochers de poudre d’Or

Week 8 Les Rochers de poudre d’Or

Week 9 Ananda Devi, Le Sari vert

Week 10 Ananda Devi, Le Sari vert

Term 3

Assessment: revision


 

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