Anctil, Pierre 1952-

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ANCTIL, Pierre 1952-

PERSONAL: Born July 27, 1952, in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada; son of Jean-Louis and Constance (Barry) Anctil; children: Gabriel, Liliane, Philippe. Ethnicity: "French-Canadian." Education: Laval University, B.A., 1973, M.A., 1975; New School for Social Research, Ph.D., 1980; École Nationale d'Administration Publique, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, graduated, 2000. Religion: Roman Catholic. Hobbies and other interests: Philately.

ADDRESSES: Office—Conseil des relations interculturelles, Government of Quebec, 500 boulevard René-Lévesque W., Bureau 10.04, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2Z 1W7. E-mail—[email protected] interculturel.gouv.qc.ca.

CAREER: Quebec Institute for Research on Culture, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, researcher, 1980-88; McGill University, director of French-Canadian studies program and postdoctoral fellow in Jewish studies, 1988-91; Government of Quebec, Montreal, specialist in education, 1991-93, counselor in Strategic Planning Division, Department of Relations with Citizens and Immigration, 1993-98, director of Department of Relations with Citizens and Immigration, 2001-02, president of Conseil des relations interculturelles, 2002—; Miriam Foundation, Montreal, director general, 1998-99. University of Quebec, associate professor of history, 1996—. Museum of Civilization, member of scientific committee for an exhibition on immigrants and their stories, 1995-96; Museum of French America, member of scientific committee for a permanent exhibition on French America, 1996; Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History, researcher and guest curator, 2002-03.

AWARDS, HONORS: Ezekiel Hart Prize, Canadian Jewish Congress, 1998, for contributions to intercultural relations; J. I. Segal Award, Montreal Jewish Public Library, 2002, for L'empire de Kalman l'infirme.

WRITINGS:

(With Gary Caldwell) Juifs et réalités juives au Quebec, Institut Québécois de Recherche sur la Culture (Quebec, Canada), 1984.

Le rendez-vous manqué: Les juifs de Montreal face au Quebec de l'entre-deux-guerres, Institut Québécois de Recherche sur la Culture (Quebec, Canada), 1988. (With Ira Robinson and Mervin Butovsky) An Everyday Miracle: Yiddish Culture in Montreal, Véhicule Press (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 1990.

(With Ira Robinson and Gérard Bouchard) Juifs et Canadiens français dans la société québécoise, Éditions du Septentrion (Sillery, Quebec, Canada), 2000.

(Editor and author of introduction) Through the Eyes of the Eagle: The Early Montreal Yiddish Press, 1907-1916, translated from Yiddish by David Rome, Véhicule Press (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 2001.

Saint-Laurent, Montreal's Main, Éditions du Septentrion (Sillery, Quebec, Canada), 2002.

Contributor to books. Contributor to periodicals, including Relations.

TRANSLATOR

(And author of introduction) Jacob Isaac Segal, Poèmes yiddish (poetry), Noroît (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 1992.

(And author of introduction and annotations) Israel Medresh, Le Montreal juif d'autrefois (title means "Jewish Life in Montreal"), Éditions du Septentrion (Sillery, Quebec, Canada), 1997.

Tur Malka, Flâneries sur les cimes de l'histoire juive montrealaise, Éditions du Septentrion (Sillery, Quebec, Canada), 1997.

Shulamis Yelin, Une enfance juive à Montreal (title means "Stories from a Montreal Childhood"), Humanitas (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 1998.

(And author of introduction and annotations) Simon Belkin, Le mouvement ouvrier juif au Canada, 1904-1920 (title means "The Jewish Labor Movement in Canada, 1904-1920"), Éditions du Septentrion (Sillery Quebec, Canada), 1999.

(And author of introduction and annotations) Hirsch Wolofsky, Un demi-siècle de vie yiddish à Montreal (title means "A Half-Century of Yiddish Life in Montreal"), Éditions du Septentrion (Sillery, Quebec, Canada), 2000.

Yehuda Elberg, L'empire de Kalman l'infirme (title means "The Empire of Kalman the Cripple"), Leméac (Montreal, Quebec, Canada), 2001.

Israel Medresh, Le Montreal juif entre les deux guerres (title means "The Montreal Jew between Two Wars"), Éditions du Septentrion (Sillery, Quebec, Canada), 2001.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Translations; research on the "Jewish history of Quebec."