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In Memoriam

Myron Echenberg 1940-2022

The Department of History and Classical Studies is deeply saddened by the death on Thursday January 27, 2022 of our dear colleague Myron Echenberg. Myron had a long and distinguished career as a professor of African history at McGill. He had retired as an emeritus professor in 2008 but remained as a friend and mentor to many of us. We send all our condolences to his family, friends and colleagues


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