Canada Prizes 2015 - Interview with Winner Yan Hamel
The Canada Prizes are awarded annually to the best scholarly books in the humanities and social sciences that have received funding from the Awards to Scholarly Publications Program (ASPP). The winning books make an exceptional contribution to scholarship, are engagingly written, and enrich the social, cultural and intellectual life of Canada.
Yan Hamel is a professor at TÉLUQ (Université du Québec) where he develops multimedia distance learning courses on Québec culture and literature. He is the author of La bataille des mémoires. La Seconde Guerre mondiale et le roman français, which received an honourable mention for the Prix Raymond-Klibansky from the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Yan Hamel was president of the North American Sartre Society and is a member of the board of directors of the Groupe d’études sartriennes.
Winning book: L'Amérique selon Sartre : littérature, philosophie, politique (Presses de l'Université de Montréal)
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