Assia Djebar: Beyond the Walls of National Identity

126 :  Senior Seminar
Spring 2021
Class No: 24476
remote; synchronous
S. Tlatli

Course Description:

In our seminar, we will discuss the ways in which this major Algerian born author, Assia Djebar, attempted to break down the walls between colonial and post-colonial discourses, Western and non-Western feminism. We will focus on her literary, poetic, and cinematographic productions, as well as on her various historical texts depicting the struggle for independence from the colonial French Empire in North-Africa.


French 102 or equivalent.

Additional Information:

This course satisfies 1 “Literature/Genre” or 1 “Elective” course requirement in the French major.  Satisfies one course requirement in French minor.  Senior standing recommended, but not required.