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Claire Chantell

Assistant Professor, General Faculty, Director of the Writing Center

234 Bryan Hall

Office Hours: Tues/Thus 2-3:30 and by appointment.
Class Schedule: TR 11:00 - 12:15 TR 12:30 - 1:45
Specialties:
Writing Program
Early Republican, 19th Century American & Women's Literature

Degrees

Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000
M.A. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991
B.A. University of Dayton, 1988

Articles

Trying a Little Less Tenderness: The Limits of Sentimental Maternalism in The Wide, Wide World and The Lamplighter." Studies in American Fiction 30 (Autumn, 2002): 131-52.

Papers

  • "Spectacles of Maternal Restraint: Rational Motherhood in Early American Fiction." Northeast Modern Language Association, Annual Conference. Toronto, Canada (April 2002)
  • Session Chair, "Creativity, Disorder, and the Self." Annual Conference of the Humanities & Technology Association. Division of Technology, Culture, and Communication, University of Virginia (September 2001).

Honors

  • Fall 1995: University Fellowship, UIUC Department of English
  • Fall 1995: Pauline Dillon Gragg Fellowship, UIUC Department of English