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Fall 2022 Course Descriptions

This is an unofficial list of courses that will be offered in French and Francophone Studies in Fall 2022. It is strictly for the use of expanded course descriptions. For the complete official course offerings, please consult the My.UIC portal.

For a list of all courses and general course descriptions, please see the UIC Academic Catalog.

Fall 2022 courses in English Heading link

FR 297 – Paris in Literature, Film, and Culture
On Campus, TR 3:30-4:45
Creative Arts & World Cultures

Fall 2022 Courses in French Heading link

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Basic Language Courses

FR 101-104 are four credit hour blended learning classes. They meet face-to-face three hours a week, and one credit hour is fulfilled with asynchronous online learning materials.

FR 101 – Elementary French I

  • TR 8:00-9:15 & 9:30-10:45
  • MWF 11:00-11:50, 12:00-12:50, & 1:00-1:50

FR 102 – Elementary French II

  • TR 9:30-10:45 & 11:00-12:15
  • MWF 1:00-1:50

FR 103 – Intermediate French I

  • MWF 10:00-10:50, 12:00-12:50, 1:00-1:50, & 2:00-2:50

FR 104 – Intermediate French II

  • MWF 8:00-8:50, 10:00-10:50, 12:00-12:50, 2:00-2:50

French Literature and Culture Courses

FR 211 – French in the Professions
On Campus, TR 12:30-1:45
Painters, actors, doctors, lawyers, chefs, and more: how have people in the French-speaking world dealt with the pleasures and responsibilities of earning a living? Through stories, pictures, documents, and films, we’ll examine professional life from the Revolution to the 21st century.
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FR 212 – Exploring the French-Speaking World
On Campus, TR 11:00-12:15
Instructor: Dr. Roselyne Gérazime
Join us on a journey through the French-speaking world! Through literary works, visual art, music, and social media, we’ll look at how artists and activists have responded to colonialism, dictatorships, and globalization in North and sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Québec, and France.
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FR 214 – Conversational French through Popular Culture and Media
On Campus, MW 3:00-4:15
Instructor: Dr. Ellen McClure
Join us as we explore French popular culture through music, comics, film, television, and the internet. From the gilets jaunes to the banlieue, we’ll discuss what’s happening in France today and compare it to American popular culture and to France’s recent past.
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FR 301 – Topics in French and Francophone Literature
On Campus, TR 9:30-10:45
Instructor: Dr. Roselyne Gérazime

Advanced and Graduate French Courses

FR 400 – French in Style: Advanced Speaking, Writing and Research
On Campus, W 5:00-7:30
Instructor: Dr. Yann Robert

FR 440 – Topics in French and Francophone Cinema
On Campus, R 3:30-6:00
Instructor: Dr. Elizabeth Weber

FR 510 – Seminar in Literary Studies
On Campus, M 5:00-7:30
Instructor: Dr. Ellen McClure