100th anniversary of In Flanders Fields

The following U of T professors can discuss the various aspects of the iconic poem in Flanders Fields written by U of T medicine graduate, John McCrae.

Edward Shorter, professor of psychiatry & history of medicine
Expertise: History of medicine; can talk about how WWI carnage affected poem author & frontline surgeon, John McCrae
Tel: (416) 978-2124
Email: edward.shorter@utoronto.ca

George Elliott Clarke, English professor & Toronto’s fourth poet laureate
Expertise: African/American/Canadian poetry & literature; Can talk about the staying power of the iconic poem
Tel: (416)-946-3143
Email: georgeelliott.clarke@utoronto.ca

Nick Mount, associate professor in the department of English
Expertise: Canadian literature; Can talk about the history of the poem’s popularity
Tel: (416)-946-3144
Email: nick.mount@utoronto.ca