Will return Fall 2022
Students will be asked to produce a research project or creative project on a topic related to French Arts and Media, broadly defined. This could be a research article to be published in a scholary journal, a translation of a French short story or short essay, an analysis of French & Francophone films, a short documentary on social movements in France, etc. Transnational/comparative projects are welcome. Are also welcome students who want to do creative work such as graphic novels and photography.
Students will also apply their findings to expanding global education at Georgia Tech by engaging in program development in the School of Modern Languages. Team members will participate in all aspects of background research and multimedia/creative production
To foster transnational and interdisciplinary research of French Arts and Media at Tech.
To make concrete and visible contributions to the study of French Arts and Media in the form of research projects, videos, online portfolios, databases, websites, podcasts, public presentations, etc.
For Fall 2020: The students can choose to enroll in my FREN 4246 "French and Francophone Films and Media" or FREN 4250 "Reading Les Miserables" or FREN4500 "Capstone: Intercultural Seminar"; all are 3-credit courses.
For those students who plan to earn 1-2 credits, we will meet 1-2 credit hours each week.
Issues Involved or Addressed
Students will learn Humanities Technical Skills: archive research, curation and development; media production; applied understanding of equity and access, race, gender, sexuality, politics, and socioeconomic factors; presentation in oral, web, written, and pedagogical forms; submission for publication in academic journals.
Methods and Technologies
Academic Majors of Interest
Preferred Interests and Preparation
Background/interest and passion for the humanities and arts, e.g. writing, communication, literature, art history, performance, global studies, French language, close reading, education.
Experience with or willingness to learn media studies, media production, cultural studies, film production, literary analysis.
Meeting Schedule & Location
- Modern Languages