Description: This is the undergraduate senior version of the graduate level seminar FREN/ARCR 578. Both the course's reading list and the length of the research are adjusted to accommodate undergraduate needs. The seminar examines the history, political writings, literature and the arts of the French Caribbean from the beginning of colonization to the present. It will include figures such as Saint-John Perse, Roumain, Césaire, Fanon, Depestre, Schwarz-Bart, Warner-Vieyra, Glissant, Condé, Chamoiseau, Laferrière, as well as the Caribbean arts and film. Taught in English. Effective May 15, 2021, this course does not carry D1 credit. Cross-list: ARCR 478. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for FREN 478 if student has credit for FREN 578.