Graham Forst

Instructor
Liberal Arts and 55+ Program

Graham Forst has an interdisciplinary PhD in literature and philosophy. His doctoral thesis was examined by Northrop Frye in 1970.

In the 1960s and 1970s, he taught English and contemporary issues at Hunter College, St. John's University and Hofstra University in New York. In 1974, he began teaching in the English and philosophy departments at Capilano University and retired from full-time teaching in 2004.

He has published several articles on literary criticism and writes reviews for UBC’s journal Canadian Literature, and for the Jewish Independent newspaper. In 1975, he founded the Vancouver Holocaust Education Committee, which he chaired for 35 years. 

He is a recipient of the Canada 125th Anniversary Medal for Social Activism and has received numerous civic awards for his work in anti-racism.

Upcoming courses taught by Graham Forst

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Area of Study
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Start DateMon, Feb 27, 2023
Area of StudyLiberal Arts and 55+
LocationVancouver