Madeleine Dobie is a professor of French at Columbia University. Her book, co-written with historian Myriam Cottias, is a critical re-edition of two mid 20th-century novels by the Martinican writer, Mayotte Capécia. Her Trading Places examines the place of slavery in 18th-century French literature, philosophy, and material culture.
“The Battle of Algiers” at 50: From 1960s Radicalism to the Classrooms of West Point
Madeleine Dobie considers what it is that draws national security agencies to "The Battle of Algiers."...