Queen's University

In Flanders Field and remembrance


English professor Patricia Rae can talk about In Flanders Field (and other war poems and war monuments in general) and explain why it is important to remember the sacrifices of our veterans.

Dr. Rae currently teaches a seminar on war poetry and is the former head of the Queen’s English department. Dr. Rae has written extensively on the "work of mourning" in poetry and prose memoir and is especially interested in issues related to the remembrance and commemoration of war.

Please note that on Nov. 10-11, Dr. Rae will be in Victoria, B.C., and available by phone.

To arrange an interview, please contact Michael Onesi at 613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or michael.onesi@queensu.ca, or Kristyn Wallace at 613.533.6000 ext. 79173 or kristyn.wallace@queensu.ca at News and Media Services, Queen’s University.

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