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Joseph A. Kagedan-Kage Memorial Lecture

by Professor Pierre Anctil of the University of Ottawa
October 31, 2019

The Concordia University Institute for Canadian Jewish Studies

announces the 2019 Joseph A. Kagedan-Kage Memorial Lecture

given by Professor Pierre Anctil of the University of Ottawa.

This endowed lecture will take place on Thursday Night, October 31 at 7:30 PM In R-103 (2050 McKay Street), Concordia University (Metro: Guy-Concordia). Light refreshments will be served.

The subject of Professor Anctil’s lecture is:  

Exploring the Complexity of Anti-Judaism in French Canadian Catholicism: the case of L’Action catholique newspaper (1931-1939)


Pierre Anctil is a full professor in the department ofhistory of the University of Ottawa, where he teaches contemporary Canadian history. His main fields of interest are the history of immigration in Québec and in Canada, and Jewish culture in Montreal. He has also done work in the history of the French language press in Canada, notably concerning the ideological evolution of «Le Devoir». He has received in 2008-2010 a Killam fellowship and is a member of the Royal Society of Canada. He has received many prestigious awards, notably the Helen and Stan Vine Canadian Jewish Book Award (2013) and the J.-I. Segal Literary Award (2012).

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