The University of Tennessee Martin

French 495 (La Nouvelle Francophone)

Professor Lúcia Flórido

 

 

 

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In this page you will find cultural, literary, geographical and historical resources to help you understand the texts being read in class.

 

La Négritude: an explanation

Timeline of the Négritude

Members of L’Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

Civilisation francophone internationale (site from the University of Calgary)

Francophone authors

African female writers

 

African-Francophone Countries Studied in Class:

L’Afrique Francophone (a complete site with multiple resources)

Algeria

Cameroon

Côte d’Ivoire

Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

Mali

Marocco

Nigeria

Senegal

Togo

Tunisia

 

Other Francophone Locations Studied in Class:

Belgium

French Polynesia and Tahiti

Haiti

Montreal and Quebec City

Martinique and Guadeloupe

New Orleans

Switzerland

Vietnam

 

Test your knowledge:

Game of La Francophonie