Studies in Canadian Literature / Études en littérature canadienne

Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en littérature canadienne (SCL/ÉLC) is a biannual, bilingual journal devoted to the study of Canadian literature in English and French, and published at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. SCL/ÉLC is peer-reviewed, and welcomes submissions on all aspects of Canadian literature.

The Editors of SCL/ÉLC are Cynthia Sugars (cynthia.sugars@uottawa.ca), and Herb Wyile (herb.wyile@acadiau.ca). The Managing Editor is Kathryn Taglia (scl@unb.ca). The journal has published continuously since 1975, when it was founded by Barrie Davies, Desmond Pacey, Roger Ploude, and Michael Taylor.

SCL/ÉLC is indexed in the Canadian Periodical Index, the MLA Index, and the American Humanities Index, and is available on-line in the Canadian Business and Current Affairs Database and in microform from Micromedia Inc. It is a member of the Canadian Association of Learned Journals, the Association of Canadian Studies, and the Canadian Magazine Publishers Association.

Publication of the journal is made possible by grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the University of New Brunswick, and the Province of New Brunswick.


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In Memoriam: Herb Wyile

 

It is with immense sadness that I write with news of the death of Herb Wyile, on Sunday morning, July 3rd. Herb was a widely respected and well-loved scholar of Canadian literature, and co-editor of the journal Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en literature canadienne. He was diagnosed with terminal cancer just two weeks ago. We were hoping that it could be turned around, but that was not to be. Those of you who talked to Herb at the Congress in Calgary, where he was his usual witty and ebullient self, will be shocked by this news, as were we at SCL/ÉLC. As of two days before his death, Herb was still active at SCL/ÉLC, acknowledging his coming death with courage and dignity.

Herb was an exemplary scholar, a wonderful editor and collaborator, a generous colleague and mentor, and a treasured friend. As a researcher, he is best known for his two ground-breaking books, Speculative Fictions (McGill-Queen’s UP, 2002) and Anne of Tim Hortons (Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2011), the second of which was the winner of the Gabrielle Roy Prize in English Criticism.  He was a razor-sharp editor, both in his position as co-editor of SCL/ÉLC and as editor of the widely cited collection Speaking in the Past Tense (Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2007). To all who were fortunate to know him, Herb was an exemplar of integrity, enthusiasm, good humour, and insight. His passing is an immeasurable loss to the Canadian literature community.

With great sadness,

Cynthia Sugars

Co-editor, Studies in Canadian Literature/Études en literature canadienne


An obituary notice for Herb and information about the memorial service on Saturday, July 9th, has been posted here.

 
Posted: 2016-07-05
 
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