The Haunting of Canadian Culture:

From the Ghost of Tom Thompson to the Ghosts of Vimy Ridge

– Professor Sherrill Grace

Professor Grace is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and a Distinguished University Scholar at UBC. Among her awards are the 2008 Canada Council Killam Prize in Humanities, and the Lorne Pierce Medal for her books about the Canadian North. She has published extensively on Canadian literature, the arts, and culture with over 200 articles and chapters and 23 books including: Canada and the Idea of North, Inventing Tom Tomson, Making Theatre: A Life of Sharon Pollock and, most recently, On the Art of Being Canadian. She is currently finishing a book about Canada and the two world wars called Landscapes of Memory, and she is beginning research for a biography of Timothy Findley.

Celebrate Research Week Event:

Saturday, March 5th

8:15 PM – 9:45 PM
UBC Excellence in Research Lecture
Vancouver Institute

Did You Know?

The University Archives holds audio and video tapes of the more recent lectures, which are also listed in cIRcle.

Above excerpt in italics is courtesy of UBC’s Celebrate Research Week and UBC Events.

Above image is courtesy of University Archives.

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