Professor Karen Bouwer enjoys teaching all levels of French and Francophone language, culture and literature as well as classes on African literature and film. Her research interests include Francophone African literature, African cinema and gender. Her book Gender and Decolonization in the Congo: The Legacy of Patrice Lumumba was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2010.
- Francophone African literature
- African cinema and gender
- Bouwer, Karen. (2010). Gender and Decolonization in the Congo: The Legacy of Patrice Lumumba. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.