Charlotte Sanpere

Full-time Lecturer of French


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Specialty: French

Dr. Charlotte Sanpere was born in France, in Lozère. She earned a Master’s degree in French Literature and Film Theory, and a Ph.D. in Film Theory, both from La Sorbonne.

Her dissertation explores the melodramatic genre in American melodramas and film noir from the 1940s and 1950s. Her research interests include film theory and history, French cinema, French culture through films, and Francophone African cinema.

Dr. Sanpere taught French culture, French cinema, and language courses at Case between 1996 and 2002. She then taught film theory and Francophone African cinema at Cleveland State University, and first year as well as advanced language courses at Baldwin-Wallace University. She returned to Case in 2013.