The four winners of the 2014 Canada Prize for scholarly work will be honoured at a gala at York University’s Glendon College in Toronto tomorrow evening, with keynote remarks from jury member and Environics Research Group president Michael Adams.
The annual prizes, presented in conjunction with the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, recognize interdisciplinary books that “make an exceptional contribution to scholarship, are engagingly written, and enrich the social, cultural, and intellectual life of Canada.”
The four winners are:
- Canada Prize in the Humanities: Sandra Djwa for Journey with No Maps: A Life of P.K. Page (McGill-Queen’s University Press)
- Canada Prize in the Social Sciences: David E. Smith for Across the Aisle: Opposition in Canadian Politics (University of Toronto Press)
- Prix du Canada en sciences humaines: Pierre Anctil for Jacob-Isaac Segal, 1896–1954: Un poète yiddish de Montréal et son milieu (Presses de l’Université Laval)
- Prix du Canada en sciences sociales: Hugues Théorêt for Les chemises bleues: Adrien Arcand, journaliste antisémite canadien-français (Éditions du Septentrion)
The four prizes are worth $2,500 each.