Jerry Zaslove, Professor Emeritus in the Departments of English and Humanities at Simon Fraser University, passed away on June 23, 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 Department of English, founding director (in 1983) of the Institute for the Humanities, and mentor and Simons Fellow of Graduate Liberal Studies unitl his passing. He also played a lot of basketball.

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