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Annette Joseph-Gabriel, Associate Professor

Annette Joseph-Gabriel

Annette Joseph-Gabriel is a scholar working at the intersection of French and Afro-diasporic culture, literature, and politics. She conducts research and teaches courses on race, gender, and citizenship in France, the Caribbean, and Africa. Her areas of expertise include Black women’s writings, anticolonial activism, and slavery in the French Atlantic. Her work centers the voices and experiences of Black women thinkers and activists and shows how their contributions can offer us new ways to think about contemporary cultural and political questions.

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Teaching (Spring 2023):

  • ROMST 410D.001, BLACK (IN) TRANSLATION Synopsis
    Gray 228, 01:45 PM-03:00 PM; Gray 228, Tu 01:45 PM-03:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as AAAS 411D.001, ENGLISH 409D.001, HISTORY 409D.001, LIT 409D.001)
    Gray 228, Th 01:45 PM-03:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as AAAS 411D.01D, ENGLISH 409D.01D, HISTORY 409D.01D, LIT 409D.01D)
    Social Sciences 124, Th 01:45 PM-03:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as AAAS 411D.02D, ENGLISH 409D.02D, HISTORY 409D.02D, LIT 409D.02D)
    Allen 226, Th 01:45 PM-03:00 PM
    (also cross-listed as AAAS 411D.03D, ENGLISH 409D.03D, HISTORY 409D.03D, LIT 409D.03D)

Ph.D.Vanderbilt University2015
M.A.Vanderbilt University2012
A.B.Williams College2009

Recent Publications

  1. Florvil, TN; Glover, KL; Joseph-Gabriel, AK; Marino, KM; Mitchell, R; Mogoué, JB; Pinto, S, New Directions in Feminism and Global Race Studies: A Book Conversation, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, vol. 47 no. 4 (June, 2022), pp. 1013-1040 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Joseph-Gabriel, AK, Beyond Tragedy Black Girlhood in Marlon James’s the Book of Night Women and Evelyne Trouillot’s Rosalie l’infâme, Meridians, vol. 21 no. 1 (April, 2022), pp. 49-72 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Joseph-Gabriel, AK, Reimagining Liberation How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire (December, 2019), pp. 264 pages, University of Illinois Press, ISBN 0252051793  [abs]

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