Sherrill Grace

Dr. Sherrill Grace, O.C. — UBC University Killam Professor Emerita

Dr. Grace is a prolific scholar specializing in the study of Canadian literature and culture. She is the author of Canada and the Idea of North (2001, 2007), Making Theatre: The Life of Sharon Pollock (2008), On the Art of Being Canadian (2009), the co-edited volume Bearing Witness: Perspectives on War and Peace from the Arts and Humanities (2012), Landscapes of Memory: Representations of the Two World Wars in Canadian Literature and the Arts (2014), and Tiff: A Life of Timothy Findley (2020). Dr. Grace is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and awardee of a Royal Society of Canada’s Lorne Pierce Medal for national career achievement, winner of a Canada Council Killam Prize in Humanities, and recipient of a Canadian Association of Theatre Research Lifetime Achievement award, as well as UBC’s Jacob Biely Faculty Research prize and Killam Prize for Graduate Teaching.