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In Memoriam: Jerry Zaslove, professor emeritus

July 02, 2021
In Memoriam: Jerry Zaslove, professor emeritus

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jerry Zaslove, professor emeritus in the SFU Departments of English and Humanities, and the founding Director of the Institute for the Humanities.

Jerry Zaslove, professor emeritus in the Simon Fraser University Departments of English and Humanities, passed away on June 23rd, 2021. After completing a PhD in Comparative Literature at the University of Washington, Jerry taught at SFU from its founding in 1965 to his retirement in 2000. He was a former Chair of the English department and the founding Director, in 1983, of the Institute for the Humanities.

The Department of English has published a tribute to Professor Zaslove

Professor Zaslove is fondly remembered by his SFU colleagues and former students. If you would like to add a note of condolence, please email englcmns@sfu.ca.

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