Rosemarie Scullion, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Rosemarie Scullion’s research and teaching focus on twentieth-century French literary and cultural studies, French women writers and feminist/gender theory, contemporary European literary theory, French cinema and modern French history and historiography. She offers a wide range of interdisciplinary courses that bring literary, cinematic and cultural texts into critical dialogue.

Her current research is centered on literary and film production of the Cold War period in France. She is also developing expertise in feminist film practices in the global age, focusing on forms of Women’s Cinema that have emerged in the non-Western world.

Courses Taught 

Fall 2007

  • French Cinema (048:105:001)

Spring 2008

  • Global Women’s Cinema (048:185:001)
  • Twentieth-Century Europe in Literature and Film (143:050:001)

Fall 2008

  • French Women Writers of the Twentieth Century
Selected Publications
  • “Ersatz Maternity in Occupation France: Jean Stelli’s Le voile bleu” (Contemporary French Civilization, Summer-Fall 2007).
  • “Feminizing National Memory: Mossadegh, Milani and The Hidden Half” (South Central Review, Fall 2006).
  • Contributed to Modern Language Association’s nationally syndicated radio program “What’s the Word,” on the topic of ‘Literature and Fascism’ (Fall 2007).
Research areas
  • 20th Century French Literature
  • French Historical and Cultural Studies
  • Contemporary Theory
  • Gender and Sexuality in French Literature and Film
  • French Film History
  • Global Women’s Cinema
Ph.D., Wisconsin

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Iowa City, IA 52242
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