Graduate Courses

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The courses listed below are provided by Student Information Services (SIS). This listing provides a snapshot of immediately available courses within this department and may not be complete. Course registration information can be found at https://sis.jhu.edu/classes.

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French Dissertation Research

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 3/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

French Independent Study

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

French Independent Study

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

The Enlightenment and its Critics

Are imperialism, universalism, soulless rationalism, reckless exploitation of nature, and social engineering the legacy of a so-called “Enlightenment project,” as many have argued in the wake of World War II? This course explores some core aspects of that critique, from Rousseau to Foucault, while testing them against examples of the plurality of discursive practices that we call Enlightenment. Readings and discussion in French. Course open to undergraduates with the instructor’s permission.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 8/12
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-FREN

French Dissertation Research

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

French Dissertation Research

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 10/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

French Independent Study

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

French Dissertation Research

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

French Independent Study

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

The Literature of Speculative Genres: Science Fiction, Bandes dessinées, MMOGs, Mangas…

The francophone and anglophone worlds have longstanding distinct if complementary traditions for staging the primordial literary gesture, the imagining of the “What if”. This course will confront the two cultures in early works like Cyrano de Bergerac’s Histoire comique des états et empires du soleil, C. N. Ledoux’s utopian workers’ paradise, or Jules Verne's novels. It will then address the modern literate spaces in which the two traditions cross-fertilize each other— for example the French reception of Philip K Dick’s oeuvre, Korogodski’s Pink Noise-A Posthuman Tale, Catherine Dufour’s Le Goût de l’immortalité, cyberpunk, mangas co-authored by francophone artists and writers, the “9e art” of the high graphic novels, especially the Cités obscures of Schuitten and Peeters, or hybrid French/anglophone MMOG communities like Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed. The materials will be in French or English, so the ability to understand French is necessary, with class discussion in English. Undergraduates are welcome with permission of the instructor, and this course may count for the French major or minor.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 10/15
  • PosTag(s): GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-FREN

French Proposal Preparation

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

French Proposal Preparation

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 9/10
  • PosTag(s): n/a

French Proposal Preparation

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

French Proposal Preparation

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Status: Closed
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.212.802 (04)French Dissertation ResearchSchilling, Derek 
AS.212.801 (04)French Independent StudySchilling, Derek 
AS.212.801 (01)French Independent StudyDesormeaux, Daniel 
AS.212.785 (01)The Enlightenment and its CriticsM 3:00PM - 5:00PMRusso, ElenaGilman 479GRLL-FREN
AS.212.802 (03)French Dissertation ResearchRusso, Elena 
AS.212.802 (01)French Dissertation ResearchDesormeaux, Daniel 
AS.212.801 (02)French Independent StudyAnderson, Wilda 
AS.212.802 (02)French Dissertation ResearchAnderson, Wilda 
AS.212.801 (03)French Independent StudyRusso, Elena 
AS.211.732 (01)The Literature of Speculative Genres: Science Fiction, Bandes dessinées, MMOGs, Mangas…W 3:00PM - 5:00PMAnderson, WildaGilman 418GRLL-ENGL, GRLL-FREN
AS.212.803 (02)French Proposal PreparationAnderson, Wilda 
AS.212.803 (01)French Proposal PreparationDesormeaux, Daniel 
AS.212.803 (03)French Proposal PreparationRusso, Elena 
AS.212.803 (04)French Proposal PreparationSchilling, Derek