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100th anniversary of In Flanders Fields

November 9, 2015

The fol­low­ing U of T pro­fes­sors can dis­cuss var­i­ous aspects of the icon­ic poem In Flan­ders Fields writ­ten by U of T med­ical 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

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

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