2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Apr 16, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FR 205 - Living and Working in the French Caribbean Today

(3.00 cr.)

A volunteer and language immersion course offered in Baltimore and Guadeloupe, France. Students spend three weeks living with local families on the island of Marie Galante, part of the French overseas department of Guadeloupe, to organize and run volunteer activities in one of the island's small underprivileged communities. Participants apply their knowledge of French and other academic disciplines to real life situations as they live with and help a Creole French community. Coursework includes readings by writers from Guadeloupe such as Gisèle Pineau, Maryse Condé, and Jean Juraver. Students also conduct interviews with locals and plan, script, and film a short documentary. Organized in collaboration with the Office Municipal de la Culture et des Sports de Capesterre. May be taken in either French (FR) or English (ML).

Prerequisite: FR 104  or FR 162 .
Restrictions: Restricted to students studying in Guadeloupe.

Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: IAF/IL

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