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FRENCH 2E03 Quebec Literature and Culture (C01)

Academic Year: Fall 2018

Term: Spring

Day/Evening: D

Instructor: Dr. Nicholas Serruys

Email: serruys@mcmaster.ca

Office: Togo Salmon Hall 525

Phone: 905-525-9140 x 23756

Office Hours: Fridays 11:30am-2:20pm



Course Objectives:

Ce cours vise à cultiver chez les étudiants une appréciation critique de l’évolution de la littérature au Canada-français et au Québec. Cela, en abordant un échantillon de textes choisis selon l’évolution du contexte socioculturel et politique de leur production. Par l’intermédiaire de la lecture et d’une variété d’activités et d’épreuves écrites et orales, les étudiants amélioreront leurs aptitudes analytiques, ainsi que leur expression générale.


Textbooks, Materials & Fees:

Textes principaux étudiés (œuvres littéraires à lire au complet) :

Guèvremont, Germaine. Le Survenant (1945)

Godbout, Jacques. Les Têtes à Papineau (1981)

Autres textes étudiés :

(extraits d’œuvres littéraires*)

 

Farhoud, Abla. Le bonheur a la queue glissante (1998)

Gaspé père, Philippe-Aubert de. Les Anciens Canadiens (1863)

Lacombe, Patrice. La Terre paternelle (1846)

Gérin-Lajoie, Antoine. Jean Rivard (1862-1864)

Crémazie, Octave. Le Drapeau de Carillon (1858)

Fréchette, Louis. La Légende d’un peuple (1887)

Nelligan, Émile. Poèmes choisis (c. 1899)

Hémon, Louis. Maria Chapdelaine (1914-1916)

Harvey, Jean-Charles. Les Demi-civilisés (1934)

Roy, Gabrielle. Bonheur d’occasion (1945)

Bessette, Gérard. Le libraire (1960)

Blais, Marie-Claire. Une saison dans la vie d’Emmanuel (1965)

Aquin, Hubert. Prochain épisode (1965)

Vonarburg, Élisabeth. « Cogito » (1988)

Kokis, Sergio. Pavillon des miroirs (1994)

Laferrière, Dany. Comment faire l’amour avec un nègre sans se fatiguer (1985)

Chen, Ying. L’Ingratitude (1995)

*Ces extraits sont répertoriés dans un « coursepack », à l’exception près de celui du roman d’Abla Farhoud, qui sera distribué en classe.

Ressources utiles :

La Bibliothèque électronique du Québec               érudit : promouvoir et diffuser la recherche

(Collection Littérature québécoise)                         (répertoire d’articles savants)

http://beq.ebooksgratuits.com/pdf/                          http://www.erudit.org/revue/

Radio Canada                                                          Office national du film du Canada

(archives audiovisuelles)                                         (films canadiens disponibles en ligne)

http://archives.radio-canada.ca/acces/                     http://www.onf.ca/

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec : La littérature canadienne française (Québec)

(site de Claude Bélanger)

http://faculty.marianopolis.edu/c.belanger/quebechistory/encyclopedia/Royhistlitfr.htm

« Les grandes dates de l’histoire du Québec »

(Le Kiosque Histoire de l’Agence Science-Presse)

http://www.sciencepresse.qc.ca/kiosquehist/chronoquebec.html

Autres médias recommandés (pour améliorer votre compréhension du français) :

Journaux et magazines :

Le Monde : www.lemonde.fr                       Le Devoir : www.ledevoir.com 

L’Actualité : www.lactualite.com                L’Express : www.lexpress.to

Chaînes de télévision et radios, disponibles sur Internet :

Radio-Canada (CJBC 860AM ; 90,3 FM) : www.radio-canada.ca/radio

TFO (TVOntario French) : www.tfo.org/cfmx/tfoorg/tfo/television

TVA (CFMT Montréal) : http://tva.canoe.com/groupetva

TV5 (France) : www.tv5.org/TV5Site/programmes/accueil_continent.php

France 2 : www.france2.fr


Method of Assessment:

Système de notation* :

1) Exposé oral (présentation d’une période ou d’un mouvement littéraire et d’une œuvre représentative; texte écrit à rendre une semaine après l’exposé) : 20%

2) Test 1 (choix multiples et réponses brèves) : 20%

3) Travail écrit (étude comparée), 5 pages : 20%

4) Examen final (choix multiples, réponses brèves et réponses développées) : 30%

5) Assiduité et Participation : 10%

*Des feuilles expliquant les critères d’évaluation pour chaque travail sont à votre disposition sur le site Avenue to Learn.

NOTE : Si vous devez vous absenter d’une séance, veuillez me le faire savoir d’avance. Si vous rendez votre travail en retard en raison d’une maladie, il faut me prévenir et il vous faut également un certificat médical. Aucun retard ne sera admis sans raison impérative. Tout travail rendu en retard, sans justification médicale ou autre, sera pénalisé de 2% par jour.

 


Policy on Missed Work, Extensions, and Late Penalties:

Politique d’éthique académique / Academic Integrity Policy :

 

You are expected to exhibit honesty and use ethical behaviour in all aspects of the learning process. Academic credentials you earn are rooted in principles of honesty and academic integrity.

Academic dishonesty consists of misrepresentation by deception or by other fraudulent means and can result in serious consequences, e.g. the grade of zero on an assignment, loss of credit with a notation on the transcript (notation reads: “Grade of F assigned for academic dishonesty”), and/or suspension or expulsion from the university.

It is your responsibility to understand what constitutes academic dishonesty. For information on the various kinds of academic dishonesty please refer to McMaster's Academic Integrity Website:

 

http://www.mcmaster.ca/academicintegrity/students/index.html

 The following illustrates only three forms of academic dishonesty: 

1. Plagiarism, e.g. the submission of work that is not one’s own or for which other credit has been obtained.  

2. Improper collaboration in group work.

3. Copying or using unauthorized aids in tests and examinations.

 


Please Note the Following Policies and Statements:

Academic Dishonesty

You are expected to exhibit honesty and use ethical behaviour in all aspects of the learning process. Academic credentials you earn are rooted in principles of honesty and academic integrity.

Academic dishonesty is to knowingly act or fail to act in a way that results or could result in unearned academic credit or advantage. This behaviour can result in serious consequences, e.g. the grade of zero on an assignment, loss of credit with a notation on the transcript (notation reads: "Grade of F assigned for academic dishonesty"), and/or suspension or expulsion from the university.

It is your responsibility to understand what constitutes academic dishonesty. For information on the various types of academic dishonesty please refer to the Academic Integrity Policy, located at www.mcmaster.ca/academicintegrity

The following illustrates only three forms of academic dishonesty:

  1. Plagiarism, e.g. the submission of work that is not one’s own or for which other credit has been obtained.
  2. Improper collaboration in group work.
  3. Copying or using unauthorized aids in tests and examinations.

Email correspondence policy

It is the policy of the Faculty of Humanities that all email communication sent from students to instructors (including TAs), and from students to staff, must originate from each student’s own McMaster University email account. This policy protects confidentiality and confirms the identity of the student.  Instructors will delete emails that do not originate from a McMaster email account.

Modification of course outlines

The University reserves the right to change dates and/or deadlines etc. for any or all courses in the case of an emergency situation or labour disruption or civil unrest/disobedience, etc. If a modification becomes necessary, reasonable notice and communication with the students will be given with an explanation and the opportunity to comment on changes. Any significant changes should be made in consultation with the Department Chair.

McMaster Student Absence Form (MSAF)

In the event of an absence for medical or other reasons, students should review and follow the Academic Regulation in the Undergraduate Calendar Requests for Relief for Missed Academic Term Work. Please note these regulations have changed beginning Fall 2015. You can find information at mcmaster.ca/msaf/. If you have any questions about the MSAF, please contact your Associate Dean's office.

Academic Accommodation of Students with Disabilities

Students who require academic accommodation must contact Student Accessibility Services (SAS) to make arrangements with a Program Coordinator. Academic accommodations must be arranged for each term of study. Student Accessibility Services can be contacted by phone 905-525-9140 ext. 28652 or e-mail sas@mcmaster.ca. For further information, consult McMaster University's Policy for Academic Accommodation of Students with Disabilities.

Academic Accommodation for Religious, Indigenous and Spiritual Observances

Students requiring academic accommodation based on religion and spiritual observances should follow the procedures set out in the Course Calendar or by their respective Faculty. In most cases, the student should contact his or her professor or academic advisor as soon as possible to arrange accommodations for classes, assignments, tests and examinations that might be affected by a religious holiday or spiritual observance.


Other Course Information:

Directives pour la communication par courriel :

“It is the policy of the French Department that all Email communication between students and instructors (including TAs) must originate from their official McMaster University Email accounts. This policy protects the confidentiality and sensitivity of information and confirms the identities of both the student and instructor. Messages that do not originate from McMaster Email accounts will be deleted.”

Student Accessibility Services

 

Student Accessibility Services offers various supports for students with disabilities. We work with full time and part time students, as well as prospective students. SAS provides or assists them with their academic and disability-related needs, including:

 

  • Learning Strategies
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Test & Exam Administration
  • Note Taking Programs
  • Classroom Accommodations
  • Groups and Events

For information on services or to make an appointment with a counselor, see the SAS website: http://sas.mcmaster.ca/studentinfo.html#FAQ

 

2018 Fall Term (62 days)


Item

Date(s)

Enrolment (registration) begins

To be announced

Classes begin

Tuesday, September 4

Last day for enrollment (registration)

and changes

Wednesday, September 12

Mid-term recess

Monday, October 8 to
Sunday, October 14

Last day for cancelling courses

without failure by default

Friday, November 9

Test and Examination Ban (no tests or exams may be held during this period)

Thursday, November 29 to Thursday, December 6

Classes end

Wednesday, December 5

Final Examinations

Friday, December 7 to Thursday, December 20

(12 days)

Deferred examinations

Tuesday, February 19 to Friday, February 22