Gender and Culture: Perspectives from the French-speaking World

Please note: this is archived course information from 2023 for FRENCH 729.


A comparative study of the relation between gender and culture in selected sources: films, novels, personal and theoretical writings from France, North Africa, the Caribbean, Africa, the French-speaking Pacific and Quebec.

The course will focus particularly on the relationship between language and identity and will draw on key concepts from postcolonial theory and French poststructuralist thinkers.

If you are interested in taking this course, please contact the Postgraduate Adviser well in advance

Availability 2023

Not taught in 2023


Coordinator(s) Dr Trudy Agar


FRENCH 729: 30 points