Scott M. Sanders

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor

Scott M. Sanders is an Assistant Professor of French in the Department of French and Italian. Before joining the department, Prof. Sanders taught at Columbia University’s French Department and at the Yale School of Drama. His teaching interests include theater and performance, music and literature and 18th-century French literature, and his research focuses on the intersection between music, sound and eighteenth-century theories of sensibility.


201 B Dartmouth Hall
HB 6087


  • B.M. Indiana University
  • M.A. New York University
  • Ph.D. New York University

Selected Publications

  • “Sound and Sensibility in Diderot’s Le Neveu de Rameau,” Music & Letters. 94 (May 2013): 237-62.

  • “Multimedia in the long Eighteenth Century” Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Digital Libraries for Musicology, 2 (June 2015) 29-32.

  • Review of Denis Diderot, Ed. Marian Hobson, Tr. Kate Tunstall and Caroline Warman, Denis Diderot’s Rameau’s Nephew: A Multi-Media EditionEighteenth Century Music. 13:1 (March 2016): 130-32.

  • “On Chanting, Wailing, and Spell-Casting: Haunting Voices in Jacques Cazotte's Le Diable Amoureux,” Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation (Forthcoming, Winter 2016)

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