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Ferial Maya Boutaghou

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of French Language and Literatures
Office location and address
333 New Cabell Hall
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
B.A. Lettres Modernes and FLE (Universités Michel de Montaigne, Bordeaux III
DEUG de Langue et Civilisation Arabes, mention « arabe littéral » [Diploma in Classical Arabic] Université Michel de Montaigne, Bordeaux III
M.A. Université Michel de Montaigne, Bordeaux III
Ph.D. (Doctorat) in Comparative Literature, University of Limoges.
FORU 1510: Continuing the Forum
Credits: 1
This course follows the first-semester introductory forum class and keeps students engaged in the content of their forum. Students should enroll in the section associated with the forum to which they were accepted. (See http://college.as.virginia.edu/forums for information on the forums.)
FORU 2500: Forum Capstone Experience
Credits: 3
This course is the capstone course for forum students. It is to be taken in the fourth semester by forum students only. Students should enroll in the section associated with the forum to which they were accepted. (See http://college.as.virginia.edu/forums for information on the forums).
FRTR 2552: French Culture (subtitle will be added to reflect chosen topic)
Credits: 3
Course will offer a transhistoric and interdisciplinary approach to French culture through the lens of a given theme (e.g., food, travel, politics, societies and institutions). Lectures, readings and exams in English.
FRTR 2580: Topics in French and Francophone Culture
Credits: 3
Introduces the interdisciplinary study of culture in France or other French-speaking countries. Topics vary from year to year, and may include cuisine and national identity; literature and history; and contemporary society and cultural change. Taught by one or several professors in the French department.
FREN 3031: Finding Your Voice in French
Credits: 3
In this course, students explore and develop their own "voice" in written and spoken French. Through reading and viewing a variety of cultural artifacts in French, and completing a series of individual and collaborative creative projects, students will improve their skills in grammar, communication, self-expression and editing. Prerequisite: FREN 2020, 2320, or the equivalent, or appropriate AP, F-CAPE, or SAT score.
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 3585: Topics in Cultural Studies
Credits: 3
Interdisciplinary seminar in French and Francophone culture and society. Topics vary annually and may include literature and history, cinema and society, and cultural anthropology. Prerequisite: FREN 3032.
FREN 4580: Advanced Topics in Literature
Credits: 3
Advanced study of transhistorical topics such as literary ideas, the novel, theater, travel literature. Prerequisite: At least one 3000-level literature course.
FREN 4585: Advanced Topics in Cultural Studies
Credits: 3
Advanced seminar in French and Francophone literature and culture. Topics vary. May be repeated for credit for different topics. Prerequisite: At least one literature or culture course beyond FREN 3032.
FREN 4998: Pre-Thesis Tutorial
Credits: 3
Preliminary research for thesis. Prerequisite: Admission to the Distinguished Majors Program.
FREN 5585: Topics in Civilization / Cultural Studies
Credits: 3
Interdisciplinary seminar in French and Francophone culture. Topics vary.
FREN 8585: Seminar in Cultural Studies
Credits: 3
In-depth studies investigations of cultural topics and research methodologies in French civilization and Francophone studies.
FREN 8993: Independent Study
Credits: 3
Independent Study
FREN 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Master's and Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For masters and doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
FREN 9999: Dissertation Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.