Professor Sherrill Grace Lecture

Professor Sherrill Grace
Department of English

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on March 5, 2011 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


The Haunting of Canadian Culture:
From the Ghost of Tom Thompson to the Ghosts of Vimy Ridge


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 Thomson, 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.