PIERRE ANCTIL is Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Director of the
French-Canadian Studies Program at McGill University. He is the author of Le
Rendez-vous manquÃ©. Les Juifs de MontrÃ©al face au QuÃ©bec de l'entre-deux-guerres
(1988) and Un homme grand, Jack Kerouac at the Crossroads of Many Cultures (1990).
His current work focuses on the works of Jewish immigrants in Montreal in the early
ANNE BROWN is Assistant Professor of French at the University of New
Brunswick. She has published several essays on Quebec women writers and is
working on two projects: a book on Quebec women writers of the sixties and a
collaborative essay collection on identity in international women's writing.
JOHN A. DICKINSON is Chair of the History Department at the UniversitÃ© de
MontrÃ©al. Widely published on a variety of topics in early French-Canadian history,
he is also the author ofJustice et justiciables. LaprocÃ©dure civile Ã la PrÃ©vÃ´tÃ© de QuÃ©bec,
1667-1759 (1982) and is co-author of A Short History of Quebec: A Socio-Economie
KATHARINE GINGRASS is a doctoral student in French and a Teaching Fellow
at the University of Pennsylvania. She has published an essay on Robert Desnos and
is completing a dissertation on the representation of women in surrealist literature.
ANNETTE HAYWARD is an Associate Professor in the Department of French
Studies at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. She has published articles on
literary criticism and history in Quebec at the beginning of the twentieth century,
as well as essays on the fiction of Laure Conan, Marie-Claire Biais, and GÃ©rard
Bessette. She is presently preparing a book on Marcel Dugas, the principal
spokesperson of the "exotics."
JEAN-GUY HUDON is Professor of French and QuÃ©bÃ©cois Literatures and
Director of the French Masters Program at the UniversitÃ© du QuÃ©bec Ã Chicoutimi.
He has published several bibliographies and critical assessments of Robert de
Roquebrune and has contributed to La Presse quÃ©bÃ©coise, des origines Ã nos jours and
Dictionnaire des oeuvres littÃ©raires du QuÃ©bec.
ANDRÃ‰E LEVESQUE is Associate Professor of History at McGill University. She
is the author of Virage Ã gauche interdit. Les communistes, les socialistes et leurs ennemis
auQuÃ©bec, 1929-1939 (1984) and La Norme etles dÃ©viantes. Des femmes au QuÃ©bec
pendant l'entre-deux-guerres (1989). Her current research includes a biography of a
communist militant, Jeanne Corbin, and a study of the autobiographical writings of
ALAIN-NAPOLÃ‰ON MOFFAT is a graduate student in Art History at the
UniversitÃ© de MontrÃ©al. He has written several articles on contemporary Quebec
and American cinema and is preparing a study of gays and the national question.