The department’s faculty work on all periods of French literature, from the Middle Ages to the present, including Francophone literature, cultural studies, film, and literary theory. Graduate students are encouraged to work in a broad interdisciplinary context with the departments of comparative literature, film studies, linguistics, philosophy, history, and other literature departments. Requirements are structured to foster original research at the frontiers of the discipline.
The MA program in French literature at the University of Colorado consists of (a) course work and (b) a comprehensive examination.
The PhD program in French literature consists of (a) course work, (b) a comprehensive examination, (c) a doctoral dissertation, and (d) an oral defense of the doctoral dissertation.
University of Colorado Boulder
Department of French
Boulder, CO 80309-0238