Jehanne-Marie Gavarini

Jehanne-Marie Gavarini, Art, Film Studies, Gender Studies, Global Studies



Visual art & visual culture

Research Interest

Art, design, visual culture, cultural studies, cinema, French cinema, banlieue cinema, gender representation, new media and technology

Educational Background

  • MFA, Visual Art, University of California, Davis
  • BFA, Visual Art, University of California, Berkeley


Jehanne-Marie Gavarini is a visual artist whose work has been exhibited extensively nationally and internationally. In addition to her artwork, Professor Gavarini writes about cinema, art and visual culture. Recent publications include “Rewind: The Will to Remember, the Will to Forget in Michael Haneke’s Caché in Millennial Cinema: Memory in Global Film (Wallflower, Columbia University Press, 2012), and “Intimate Passports: The Subversive Performances of Tanja Ostojić”, Aspasia (Volume 5, Spring 2011). She is co-translator of Tomboy (University of Nebraska Press, 2007), an autobiographical novel by Franco-Algerian writer Nina Bouraoui. 

Professor Gavarini is currently Resident Scholar at the Women's Studies Research Center at Brandeis University and Co-Director of UMass Lowell's Center for Arts and Ideas

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