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Maya Sidhu

Ph.D. 2016

Maya Sidhu is currently a Lecturer in French at the University of California, Berkeley.  Maya received her MA in French Language and Civilization from New York University in Paris (2009) and her PhD in French/Francophone Studies from Northwestern University (2016). Her dissertation, “Beyond the Auteur Engagé: Women Filmmakers in Popular Front France” challenges the acknowledged absence of politically active women filmmakers in 1930’s France by rethinking the intersections of authorship, film production, and gender.

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