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FRE 364: Francophone African/Caribbean Literatures and Cultures: Start


As you work on your reflection papers, use this guide to find relevant secondary sources related to your topics & countries. You may also want to consider resources on the following library research guides:

In addition to browsing the resources listed on this page, I recommend the following:

  • Search the Library Catalog for books about your topic/country - you will likely find books about Francophone literature & culture in specific countries. Some may even be in French!

Feel free to email me with questions (my contact info is below) or visit with any of the librarians at the Reference Desk.

Resources on Francophone Literature & Culture

Consider browsing the following call number area (top floor):

  • PQ 3949-3989 : African Literature in French

Resources for Specific Geographic Areas

Consider browsing the following call number areas (top floor):

  • DT : African History
    • DT 43-345 North Africa
    • DT 365-469 East Africa
    • DT 470-671 West Africa
    • DT 1000-3415 Southern Africa
  • F1601 - 2191: West Indies and Caribbean History


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Julie Gilbert
I love meeting with students and faculty to talk about your research, including any issues you have - or even if you just want to brainstorm. There are lots of ways to reach me. Email me with questions or use the old fashioned phone number below to contact me. Or stop by during my reference/office hours: Wednesdays from 2:30 - 4:30 and Thursdays from 1:00 - 2:30. I'll either be in my office (Library 108B on the lower level) or the reference desk on the main floor.
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