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Claire C. Lyu

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of French Language and Literatures
Office location and address
363 New Cabell Hall
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Wellesley College
Master of Arts (MA), Johns Hopkins University
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Johns Hopkins University
FREN 3032: Text, Image, Culture
Credits: 3
In this course, students will discover and engage critically with a broad sampling of French and Francophone cultural production representing a variety of periods, genres, approaches, and media. Students will read, view, write about and discuss a range of works that may include poetry, painting, prose, music, theater, films, graphic novels, photographs, essays, and historical documents. Prerequisite: FREN 3031.
FREN 3043: The French-Speaking World III: Modernities
Credits: 3
Survey of writing in French from 1800 to the present. Explores various movements and trends in French literary and cultural history of the modern and contemporary periods. Prerequisite: FREN 3032.
FREN 4560: Advanced Topics in Nineteenth-Century Literature
Credits: 3
Study of the various aspects of the nineteenth-century French literature. Topics vary. May be repeated for credit with different topics. Prerequisite: FREN 3032 and at least one FREN course numbered 3041 to 3043 (or instructor permission).
FREN 4582: Advanced Topics in French Poetry
Credits: 3
Aspects of French poetry. Topics vary and may range from general survey to studies of specific periods or authors; may be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisite: At least one literature or culture course beyond FREN 3032.
EURS 5560: Advanced Topics in 19th Century Literature
Credits: 3
Study of the various aspects of the nineteenth-century French literature. Topics vary. May be repeated for credit with different topics.
FREN 7500: Topics in Theory and Criticism
Credits: 3
Study of various aspects of the Western critical tradition. Theme, chronological period, and approach will vary. May be repeated for credit with different topics.
FREN 9999: Dissertation Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.

All-University Outstanding Teaching Award, 2000-2001.
Z-Society Distinguished Faculty Award, 2001.
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship, 2001-2002