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Department of French and Italian

Maya Sidhu

Maya Sidhu is a PhD Candidate in the department of French and Italian. She received her MA in French Language and Civilization from New York University in Paris in 2009. Her dissertation, “Beyond the Auteur Engagé: Women Filmmakers in Popular Front France” challenges the acknowledged absence of politically active women filmmakers in 1930's France by rethinking the intersections of authorship, film production, and gender.