UBC Reports
November 14, 1996


Long-time member of the French Dept., Prof. Emeritus Gérard Tougas, died Oct. 3.

Born in Edmonton in 1921, he joined UBC in 1953.

An eminent and prolific scholar of varied interests, Tougas was a member of the Royal Society of Canada and a lauréat of l'Académie-française. His main research area was literature in French countries outside of France.

Tougas remained an active researcher after his retirement in 1993. His last book, C.G. Jung: de l'helvétisme à l'universalisme, was published in 1996.