Ellen McClure

    Email Address: ellenmc@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: French and Francophone Studies
    Secondary Department: History
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: 1613 UH Phone: 6-5065
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Theories of creation and authorship, particularly in early modern Europe, but also today.
    The interrelationship of Europe and Asia (particularly India and China) during the early modern period.
    Comparative religion, theories and discourses of idolatry.
    Seventeenth-century French literature and culture.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 1

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Minimum GPA of 3.5
    Preferred knowledge of French, although other languages/backgrounds considered
    Junior or senior

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    The student will work with me to develop an annotated bibliography on the topic that we will select together and meet weekly to discuss findings and progress. Time permitting, the student may also write a short (5+ pages) paper summarizing the findings and reviewing the literature.

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