Scott Juall, Ph.D.
B.S., B.A., Michigan State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder
Professor Juall is a specialist of early modern European travel narratives and imperialism as well as public art and modernist artistic movements in Paris. His articles have appeared in Esprit Créateur, Etudes Rabelaisiennes, Exemplaria, French Literature Series, and Renaissance et Réforme. He was guest editor of a special issue of Esprit Créateur titled Early Modern French Travel Writing and Encounters with Alterity and his article on the utopian dimensions of Rabelais’s Pantagruel recently appeared in MLA Approaches to Teaching the Works of François Rabelais (2011). With his colleague Regina Félix, he is co-editing a volume on relationships between Brazil and France, which is titled Face-à-Face: Brazil-France Liaisons Exposed, Art – Theory – Politics. He is also working on two book projects: the first addresses depictions of early modern European imperialism in the New World in writing, cartography, and visual culture; the second analyzes avant-garde artistic movements in twentieth-century Paris. He has directed three Departmental Honors Theses and has taught courses such as French Travel Literature: Middle Ages-18th Century, French Immigrant Narratives, Postcolonial Francophone Literature and Cinema, French Linguistics, and courses that include study abroad components: Travel Writing in Paris, Portraying Paris in Writing and the Visual Arts, and Explorations in Paris: Culture and Civilization. He received the Discere Aude Award for Outstanding Student Teaching and Mentoring (2009) and the Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award (2010).