Dr Gladys M FrancisGladys M. Francis

Dr. Gladys M. Francis is a French and Francophone Studies professor at Georgia State University and is the recipient of research residencies, fellowships and teaching awards. Her research involves Transnational Studies, Post/Colonial and Diaspora studies, Visual and Performing Arts, Women’s and Gender Studies (in the regions of the French Caribbean, the Maghreb, and Sub-Saharan Africa).

Audrey GoodmanAudrey Goodman

Dr. Audrey is the Associate Chair of the Department of English. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in American Realism and Naturalism, literary modernism, Southwestern American literature, regional and landscape studies, and Native American literature at Georgia State University.

Pearl McHaneyPearl McHaney

Dr. Pearl McHaney is The Kenneth M. England Professor of Southern Literature. She researches and teaches twentieth-century American prose (fiction, essay, drama) and poetry from an American Studies point of view, at Georgia State University. The cultural contexts revealed through art, music, history, and biography inform her teaching[/column][/row]

Sarah Jonckheere

Sarah Jonckheere is a doctoral student in Anglophone literature at the University of Lille in France. Her research explores how the notions of “human” and “world” are in crisis following the emergence of new media and new technologies. Sarah recently published The Production of Subjectivity in “The Diamond Age” by Neal Stephenson (Peter Lang 2017) and gave a presentation at the “Visual Worlds: The Aesthetics and Politics of Affects” 2017 conference in Bulgaria.

Sarah will be working with the South Atlantic Center of the IdA during the next two years.