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E-mail at mun.ca: jmaclean
"Telling the truth about World War I", "Why university education should be free" and other commentaries and essays on war, empire, democracy, censorship, anthropology, religion, and education by James MacLean.
B.A. (Hons.), M.A., University of British
Doctorat de IIIe Cycle, Université de Strasbourg.
Courses, Winter 2017:
Course pages contain links to French-language media, cultural, tourist, linguistic and literary sites. To access them, click here.
Areas of research and teaching:
Philosophical literature of the French Renaissance (Castellion,
Postel, Bodin et al.) and Enlightenment
(Bayle, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Rousseau et al.), especially the problematic of
tolerance and human rights in French literature of these two periods.
The French essay from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century.
News media and current affairs in France, Quebec, and other francophone regions.
Drama in French (literature).
French language; theory and practice of translation; introduction to reading and
literature in French.
Numerous academic papers at conferences of the Association des Professeurs de Français des Universités et Collèges Canadiens, Canadian Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies, The Sixteenth Century Society, European Renaissance: National Traditions Conference, Canadian Society for the History of European Ideas, Canadian Society for the Study of Religion.