Katharine Gilbert

PhD Candidate, French
Graduate Teaching Assistant, French

Katie is a Ph.D. student in French & Francophone World Studies. Her research interests focus on questions of community building and representation in the hierarchized language contexts of the Caribbean and Indian Ocean, as it is done through literature, film, and other cultural production. She holds an MFA in literary translation from the University of Iowa, and is passionate about promoting translation in the classroom, as well as teaching the French language and the different cultures and literatures of the francophone world.

Research areas
  • French
Katharine Gilbert
Contact Information

511 Phillips Hall (PH)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States