About Michel Bock
Michel Bock is Associate Professor of History at the University of Ottawa and holds a Research Chair in Canadian Francophonie. His research focuses on the intellectual and political history of French Canada. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Prix Michel-Brunet, the Prix Champlain, and the Governor General's Literary Award.
Ferdinanda Van Gennip is a professional translator. Her published translations include works of Mario Cardinal (Breaking Point: Québec/Canada, the 1995 Referendum), John Monbourquette (How to Discover Your Personal Mission; How to Befriend your Shadow) and Simone Weil (The Afflicted Genius of France).