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Carina Yervasi

Associate Professor of French

Carina Yervasi, Associate Professor of French
Carina Yervasi, Associate Professor of French

Professor Yervasi is an expert in the history and theory of French and Francophone African cinema. Her primary research focuses on protest cultures, political modernism, and post-1968 films from France, Belgium, and Switzerland, including the work of Godard, Akerman, and Tanner.

In addition to French language and literature courses, Professor Yervasi teaches the French New Wave and Introduction to Francophone African Cinema film courses. She is interested in engaging theoretical approaches to memory, gender, and space and has published articles in Postmodern Culture, Film & History, and SITES.

Professor Yervasi received a B.A. from Hofstra University and an M.Phil. and Ph.D. from City University of New York.


Listen to Carina Yervasi give a lecture about the "literal and figurative representations of movement and displacement in Francophone West African film." She discusses four films and their dominant thematic patterns.

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