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French

Erasmus and Visiting Student coordinator:

Dr James Hanrahan, room 4107, Arts Building
Email: hanrahaj@tcd.ie

How to register for modules in the Department:

  1. Students should first contact the relevant lecturer requesting permission to take a module.
  2. If permission is granted, students should go to Mary or Sinéad in the French dept. office with a print out of the acceptance email and ask to be put in a class group.
  3. Students taking modules in the French department go to Dr James Hanrahan's office during his office hours to have their module registration form signed.
  4. Students of Orléans, Paris 3, Bordeaux Montaigne and Lyon 2 should go to Dr James Hanrahan's office during his office hours to have their learning agreement and any other Erasmus documentation signed.
Modules open to full-year and one semester
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR2008 Oral and Written French - SF)

(10 ECTS credits) MT & HT NA 8 continuous assessment exercises; 1 x oral exam; 2 x 3-hour end of year exams 3 hours p.w. James Hanrahan

Description

B1 level course on French grammar and expression, written and oral

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR2016 Literature - SF)

(10 ECTS credits) MT & HT NA 1 x term essay; 1 x 3-hour end of year exam 2 hours p.w Dr James Hanrahan

Description

Review course of French literature: Du Bellay, Moliere, Corneille, Flaubert, Sarraute

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR2018 Ideas into Politics - SF)

(10 ECTS credits) MT & HT NA 1 x term essay; 1 x 3-hour end of year exam 2 hours p.w Dr James Hanrahan

Description

Introduction to the history of ideas in France from the Renaissance to the 20th century

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR2021 Linguistics - SF)

(10 ECTS credits) MT and HT NA 1 x term essay; 1 x 3-hour end of year exam 2 hours p.w. Dr Rachel Hoare

Introduction to the varieties of the French language

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR3006 Written Language Skills - JS)

(10 ECTS credits) MT and HT NA 1 x 3-hour end of year exam/td> 1 hour p.w. Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey

Description

Resume and Translation (French to English)

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR3027 Love and Desire in the Renaissance - JS)

(5 ECTS credits) HT NA 1 term essay 2 hours p.w. Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey

Description

The representation of love and desire in a number of key Renaissance texts

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR3029 Republiques, guerres et passions politiques: France since 1945 - JS)

(5 ECTS credits) HT NA 1 term essay 2 hours p.w. Dr Edward Arnold

Description

Political history of France since WW2

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR3031 Errances narratives: 18th-century French philosophical fiction - JS)

(5 ECTS credits) MT NA 1 term essay 2 hours p.w. Dr James Hanrahan

Description

Contes philosophiques of Montesquieu, Voltaire and Diderot

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR3020 Literature as Theory: Blanchot and Bataille -JS)

(5 ECTS credits) MT NA 1 term essay 2 hours p.w. Dr Hannes Opelz

Description

20th-century literary theory

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR3035 The French language: Identity, diversity and changing environments - SF)

(5 ECTS credits) MT NA 1 term essay 2 hours p.w. Dr Rachel Hoare

Description

French sociolinguistics

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR3406 Surrealism - SF)

(5 ECTS credits) HT NA 1 term essay 2 hours p.w Dr Alex Lukes

Description

Surrealism in 20th-century France

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR4032 Written Language - SS)

(10 ECTS credits) MT and HT NA 1 x 3-hour end of year exam 1 hour p.w. Dr James Hanrahan

Description

(This class is only open to students of Orleans, Paris 3, Bordeaux Montaigne and Lyon 2)

Resume and Translation (French to English and English to French)

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR4058 Business Translation - SS)

(5 ECTS credits) MT NA 100% coursework & continuous assessment 1 hour p.w. Dr James Hanrahan

Description

(A maximum of two Erasmus/Visiting Students will be accepted on FR4058 Business Translation)

Translation of business-related texts (French to English)

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR4037 Counter-revolution, extreme right(s) and fascism in French culture and politics, 1870-1945 - SS)

(10 ECTS credits) MT and HT NA 1 x term essay; 1 x 3-hour end of year exam 2 hours p.w. Dr Edward Arnold

Description

French fascism and extreme right politics from 1870-1914

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR4047 The Limits of Literature)

NA NA NA 1 x term essay; 1 x 3-hour end of year exam NA Dr Alex Lukes

Description

Literature, art, film, photography in 1920s-1930s France

Modules open to one-term Erasmus and Visiting students only
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR2003 Oral and Written - SF)

(5 ECTS credits) MT NA 4 continuous assessment exercises; 1 x oral exam 3 hours p.w. Dr James Hanrahan

Description

B1 level course on French grammar and expression, written and oral

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR2011 Oral and Written French - SF)

(5 ECTS credits) HT NA 4 continuous assessment exercises; 1 x oral exam; 1 x 3-hour end of year exam (Language Paper 1) 3 hours p.w. Dr James Hanrahan

Description

B1 level course on French grammar and expression, written and oral

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR2015 Literature - SF)

(5 ECTS credits) MT NA MT: 1 x term essay 2 hours p.w. Dr James Hanrahan

Description

MT: Flaubert, Sarraute, Baudelaire

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR2013 Literature - SF

(5 ECTS credits) HT NA 1 x term essay and 1 x 1.5-hour end of year exam 2 hours p.w. Dr James Hanrahan

Description

Early Modern French literature: Du Bellay, Moliere, Corneille

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR2014 Ideas into Politics - SF)

(5 ECTS credits) HT NA 1 x term essay and 1 x 1.5-hour end of year exam 2 hours p.w. Dr James Hanrahan

Description

Introduction to the history of ideas in France from the Renaissance to the Revolution

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR2024 Linguistics - SF)

(5 ECTS credits) HT NA 1 x term essay and 1 x 1.5-hour end of year exam 2 hours p.w. Dr Rachel Hoare

Description

Introduction to the varieties of the French language

Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR3011 Oral and Written Language Skills VS)

(5 ECTS credits) HT NA NA NA Dr James Hanrahan
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR3037 Written Language VS)

(5 ECTS credits) HT NA NA NA Dr James Hanrahan
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR3039 Oral and Written Language Skills )

(5 ECTS credits) MT NA NA NA Dr James Hanrahan
Module Code & Name ECTs credits Duration and semester Prerequisite Subjects Assessment Contact Hours Contact Details

(FR3038 Written Language)

(5 ECTS credits) MT NA NA NA Dr James Hanrahan

Other departmental contacts:

French Office: french@tcd.ie

Head of Department - Dr Claire Laudet - claudet@tcd.ie

Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey - salynsta@tcd.ie (on sabbatical MT 2016)

Dr Edward Arnold - ejarnold@tcd.ie

Dr Rachel Hoare - rmhoare@tcd.ie

Dr Alexandra Lukes - lukesa@tcd.ie

Dr Hannes Opelz - opelzh@tcd.ie