Fall 2016

From Astérix to Houellebecq: Translating Contemporary French

Listed in: French, as FREN-314

Moodle site: Course (Guest Accessible)


Laure A. Katsaros (Section 01)


This course aims at improving the students' knowledge of the contemporary French language and of contemporary French society through translation. We will draw from a wide variety of sources, such as fiction, poetry, film, songs, press articles, graphic novels and advertising, to gain a better understanding of idiomatic French and of the translation process. Conducted in French.

Requisite: FREN 207 or 208 or the equivalent. Limited to 17 students. Fall semester. Professor Katsaros.

If Overenrolled: Priority given to French Majors, and then by seniority.

Cost: $60.00 ?


Attention to Writing, Languages Other Than English


2018-19: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016