Christine McWebb holds a PhD in French from the University of Western Ontario, and is an Associate Professor in the Department of French Studies at the University of Waterloo, as well as the Director, Academic Programs at the Waterloo Stratford Campus.
Before coming to Waterloo, McWebb worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta (1999-2003). She has published extensively in the areas of late medieval literature/culture, the interaction between text and iconography, scientific discourse in literature, and Digital Humanities. McWebb is director of the internationally known MARGOT project. As director and a researcher of MARGOT, she leads several international collaborative projects in the area of Digital Humanities, such as the development of image annotation software and the creation of enriched databases of medieval manuscripts. She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in French and German literature/culture, translation studies, and Digital Humanities. She is a member of the editorial board of the e-journals Medieval Philology: Journal for Medieval French Studies (Johns Hopkins UP), @analyses. Revue de critique et de théorie littéraire (University of Ottawa), and of the national advisory board of Digital Studies (SDH/SEMI).”
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