Karen Bouwer

Karen Bouwer

Professor

Full-Time Faculty

(415) 422-6390 Kalmanovitz Hall 381

Biography

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.

Research
Francophone African literature
African cinema and gender
Selected Publications

Bouwer, Karen. (2010). Gender and Decolonization in the Congo: The Legacy of Patrice Lumumba. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.