About this ClassA father-daughter relationship negotiating the masculine and the feminine, an epistolary exchange between the author and a G.I. in Iraq, a dystopian reality TV show on suffering, an infant’s internal monologue who believes she is god, an interview with a deadly Nobel Prize winner… with each novel, discover an entirely new story!
Course reading syllabus in order:
- Les prénoms épicènes (Culturethèque) 2018
- Une forme de vie (2010)
- Acide sulfurique (2005)
- Métaphysique des tubes (2000)
- Hygiène de l'assassin (1992)
Communicative and linguistic objectives:
- Expand your reading skills
- Acquire critical writing skills
- Build vocabulary and expressions to present and analyze texts
- Express your opinions on works and texts through discussions
About Michaela Jordan
Michaela was raised bilingual (French and English) in Southern Burgundy, by a family who has dedicated their lives to the wines and spirits industry. She has studied Languages and Education at University Lyon II and has been intermittently teaching French to students, in England and the United States, since 2013. Michaela has taught courses on French Language, Culture, Literature, and Translation, from introductory to advanced.This year, she has been working towards getting a second master's degree in Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College. When Michaela is not teaching at the French Library, she is teaching at a local French school. In her spare time, she loves to bake, climb, and travel.