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Faculty > Jehanne-Marie Gavarini, Professor

Jehanne-Marie Gavarini is a visual artist whose work has been exhibited extensively nationally and internationally. In addition to her artistic work, Gavarini writes about art and visual culture. She is co-translator of Tomboy (University of Nebraska Press, 2007), an autobiographical novel by acclaimed Franco-Algerian writer Nina Bouraoui. Recent publications include "Rewind: The Will to Remember, the Will to Forget in Michael Haneke's Caché" in Millennial Cinema Memory in Global Film (New York: Columbia University Press, 2012) and "Permeable Borders in Notre Musique" in Zoom in, Zoom out: Crossing Borders in Contemporary European Cinema (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2007). Gavarini is currently Professor of Art at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and Resident Scholar at the Women's Studies Research Center at Brandeis University. She is Co-Director of UML's Center for Arts and Ideas.


Jehanne-Marie Gavarini

Jehanne-Marie Gavarini
Department Chair
Interdisciplinary Arts, Foundations,
Aesthetics and Critical Studies, Coordinator
Senior Studio Instructor, and Co-Director of Center for Arts and Ideas

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MFA, Visual Art

University of California, Davis

BFA, Visual Art

University of California, Berkeley


Resident Scholar
Women's Studies Research
Center at Brandeis University