Jan 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

FR 3873 - Senegalese Literature and Culture

An introduction to contemporary literature of Senegal, including several genres, such as the short story, the novel, and poetry, as well as culture, including contemporary film, music, cuisine, religion, fashion, etc. Some historical and political background will be examined in order to be able to understand the literature and culture in context, and the cultural aspects, including film, will illuminate the literature studied, the focus of the course. Literary selections may vary, but will normally include authors such as Mariama Bâ, Aminata Sow Fall, Khadi Fall, Aminata Maïga Kâ, Mariama Ndoye, Anne Piette, Ousmane Sembène, and Léopold Sédar Senghor.

Prerequisite: FR 2150  or instructor approval.