FRENCH 350 - Special Topics in French and Francophone Studies
Fall 2021, Section 001 - Mapping the French Atlantic
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is   Hybrid (see other Sections below)
Subject: French (FRENCH)
Department: LSA Romance Languages & Literatures
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
FRENCH 235 or RCLANG 320 and two courses in FRENCH numbered 250-299; or two courses in RCLANG 320 and one course in FRENCH numbered 250-299.
May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/30/21 - 12/10/21 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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How do maps shape our understanding of the world? What does mapping movement reveal about the connections between mobility and power? In this course, we will explore the importance and uses of maps in the French Atlantic. Working between literary analysis, archival research, and digital visualization, we will retrace the movements of enslaved people throughout the Atlantic as they navigated enslavement, freedom, and citizenship in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Class Format:

Taught in French.

For Fall 2021: Wednesday will be an “online day” (implementing student-centered activities), and Monday will be an “in-person day” (implementing instructor-centered activities or assessments).


FRENCH 350 - Special Topics in French and Francophone Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
M 11:30AM - 1:00PM
W 11:30AM - 1:00PM
8/30/21 - 12/10/21
Note: For Fall 2021: Wednesday will be an ?online day? (implementing student-centered activities), and Monday will be an ?in-person day? (implementing instructor-centered activities or assessments).
002 (REC)
Tu 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Th 2:30PM - 4:00PM
8/30/21 - 12/10/21
Note: For Fall 2021: Tuesdays will be synchronous online days, prioritizing student-centered activities and group work, and Thursdays will be in-person days, implementing instructor-centered activities and assessments.

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