FREN 410 French in Louisiana

An introduction to the French-related language varieties spoken in Louisiana: Cajun, Creole and Colonial French. Examines the history of their implantation and development in Louisiana, their basic structural features, and the main sociolinguistic issues surrounding their use. Attention will also be given to language planning measures currently being taken to revitalize the French language in the state.

pre-rec: 300 level or equivalent.
notes: A writing practicum is available. French majors may use it to fulfill the college intensive-writing requirement.