The University of Ottawa Press in collaboration with Library and Archives Canada cordially invites you to the book launch of:
Jacob Isaac Segal: A Montreal Yiddish Poet and His Milieu
By Pierre Anctil
Date: Monday, January 15, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Library and Archives Canada, Alfred Pellan Room
395, Wellington Street, Ottawa (see map)
We look forward to seeing you there!
Born in the Ukraine in 1896, and settling in Montreal in 1910, Segal became one of the first Yiddish writers in Canada. His poetry, infused with lyricism and mysticism, along with the numerous essays and articles he penned, embodied both a rich literary tradition and the modernism of his day. Read more.