Anny Dominique Curtius

French & Italian
University of Iowa

Anny Dominique Curtius is an associate professor of Francophone studies and co-directs the Caribbean, Diaspora, and Atlantic Studies Program. Her scholarship engages with Francophone studies, postcolonial theory, comparative Caribbean cultural studies, cultural anthropology, Sub-Saharan African cinema, contemporary art, and ecology. She is the author of Symbioses d’une mémoireManifestations religieuses et littératures de la Caraïbe (2006). She is currently working on her second book, entitled Unveiling the Camouflage: Suzanne Césaire’s Caribbean Ecopoetics. It analyzes the seminal work of Martinican writer Suzanne Césaire, co-founder of the literary journal Tropiques with her husband, the world-acclaimed poet and politician Aimé Césaire.