Rachel Gabara teaches French and Francophone African and Caribbean literature and film. She is the author of From Split to Screened Selves: French and Francophone Autobiography in the Third Person (Stanford, 2006) and essays on African film in The Global Auteur: Politics and Philosophy in 21st Century Cinema (Bloomsbury, 2016), Global Art Cinema: New Theories And Histories (Oxford, 2010) and Italian Neorealism and Global Cinema (Wayne State, 2007). She is currently working on a book-length study of post-independence African documentary film in relation to the history of French colonial cinema in West and Central Africa, tentatively entitled “Reclaiming Realism: From Documentary Film in Africa to African Documentary Film”. Her article on this topic, "War by Documentary," recently appeared in Romance Notes (55.3, 2015).
Associate Professor of French
210 Gilbert Hall
Spring 2017: T Th 3:30-4:30 p.m. and by appointment