Essays in French Literature and Culture

A peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the French Programme at the University of Western Australia ISSN No. 1835-7040

Johanna Montlouis Gabriel, “Ouvrir la voix (Amandine Gay): Opening One’s Eyes To Today’s Afropeans”, Essays in French Literature and Culture 56, 2019

About the Author: Johanna Montlouis-Gabriel

Johanna Montlouis-Gabriel is an Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University. She obtained her PhD in Romance Languages from the University of Georgia in December 2018. She is the author of a peer-reviewed article entitled “Reading ‘Hairstory’ in Léonora Miano and Rokhaya Diallo’s works” in Etudes Littéraires Africaines (forthcoming June 2019). She also published an interview with Amandine Gay in The French Review (forthcoming March 2019). Her research focuses on the self-representation of women and their bodies in the French public space through art as broadly defined, particularly through literature and performance. She examines the function of art as an outlet to fight against discrimination, sexism, racism and systemic oppression.