Maya’s research is in film and media studies. Her most recent work examines the intersection between gender politics and filmmaking in 1930s France.
Maya has been teaching as a lecturer in the department since the fall of 2016. She completed her PhD in French/Francophone Studies at Northwestern University.
Sidhu, Maya. Making “Women's News”: French Feminists of la Femme nouvelle (1934–36) and the Newsreel Magazine Actualités féminines. Camera Obscura 1 September 2023; 38 (2 (113)): 1–29. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/02705346-10654871
Sidhu, Maya. "Reconsidering Jean Renoir’s La Marseillaise through editor Marguerite Renoir." French Screen Studies (2020): 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/26438941.2020.1741988