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Winifred Woodhull

Ph.D. (Wisconsin-Madison)

Associate Professor of French

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Section Head, French Literature (Spring 2017)

Literatures in French, including African and Caribbean Literatures; Feminist/Critical Theory; Postcolonial Studies; Film Studies.

Selected Publications:

"France in the Wilderness." In French Identity and Its Discontents: Nationalism, Colonialism, Race, ed. Georges van den Abbeele & Tyler Stovall. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2003: 55-68.

"Postcolonial Thought and Culture in Francophone North Africa." In Postcolonial Francophone Studies: A Critical Introduction, ed. David Murphy & Charles Forsdick. London: Arnold, 2003: 211-20.

"Global Feminisms, Transnational Political Economies, Third World Cultural Production," Journal of International Women’s Studies 2, 2003: 76-90. Online journal:

"Global Feminisms, Transnational Political Economies, Third World Cultural Production." In Third Wave Feminism, ed. Stacy Gillis, Gillian Howie & Rebecca Munford. Houndmills, UK: Palgrave, 2004: 252-62. ABRIDGED REPRINT

Woodhull, Winifred. " Global Feminisms, Transnational Political Economies, Third World Cultural Production." In An Introduction to Women’s Studies: Gender in a Transnational World, ed. Inderpal Grewal & Caren Kaplan. New York: McGraw-Hill. Accepted. ABRIDGED REPRINT
"Margin to Margin, China to Jamaica: Sexuality, Ethnicity, and Black Culture in Global Contexts." Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses 48, 2004: 119-27.
"Carmen and Early Cinema." In Carmen: From Silent Film to MTV, ed. Chris Perriam & Ann Davies. Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2005: 37-59.
French Interwar Cinema as Vernacular Modernism: Pabst’s Drame de Shanghaï (1938)." In Postcolonial Theory and Francophone Literary Studies, ed. H. Adlai Murdoch & Anne Donadey. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2005: 126-48.
"Women’s Histories." In A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures in Continental Europe and Its Empires, ed. Prem Poddar, Rajeev Patke, & Lars Jensen. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press. Accepted.
"Monique Wittig Reconsidered," Clepsydra: Revista de estudios del génaro y teoría feminista. Accepted.