About Gladys Francis

Dr. Gladys M. Francis (Ph.D., Purdue University; Francophone, French, Theory and Cultural Studies) is the author of two forthcoming books and numerous articles published in the Caribbean, North America, and Europe; and the recipient of various international grants. Her research involves Diaspora, Transnational, Post/Colonial, Film and Gender Studies (in the regions of the French Caribbean, the Maghreb, and Sub-Saharan Africa).

Opacity: Liminal Landmine-Bodies – the foreword to Liberty Limited by Károly Sándor Pallai

Liberty Limited

Liberty Limited by Károly Sándor Pallai / Éditions Arthée / 2013 / ISBN: 9789993184638

One of my most despondent memories relates to my first encounter with “Mother Country” France, where it was distressingly tacit that I am “other” than French, that I am fundamentally an islander from Guadeloupe, a French woman sure, but from overseas, from – “over there”. ...{read more}