Scott Francis

Assistant Professor of Romance Languages

Renaissance French literature and culture. His research and teaching interests include Reformation theology, gender, rhetoric, and print culture. He is the author of a book manuscript on how printed editions of Lemaire de Belges, Marot, and Rabelais advertise for themselves through the images of the author and reader, as well as of articles on Marguerite de Navarre, Rabelais, Montaigne, and Jodelle. Current research projects include a book project on adiaphora and scandal in the works of Marguerite de Navarre, and the production of a comprehensive digital transcription of the twenty manuscripts and four editions of the Heptaméron. He teaches undergraduate seminars on masculinity in French literature and the fantastic voyage from Homer to science fiction, and graduate seminars on alterity, gender, and polemics in Renaissance France.

Office Location: 
546 Williams Hall
Office Hours: 
Fall 2017: MW 2:00-3:00 PM
Phone: 
(215) 898-5128
Fax: 
(215) 898-0933
CV (file): 
https://www.sas.upenn.edu/french/sites/www.sas.upenn.edu.french/files/Francis%20Scott%20CV.pdf