Awards and honours
Awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Université Rennes 2, 2021.
Finalist for the 2019 Connexion Award, one of several Impact Awards granted annually by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), which “recognize outstanding researchers and celebrate their research achievements.”
Awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, 2019.
Honorary member of the RéNaF (Réseau des narratologues francophones), 2018.
Winner of the Killam Prize in the Humanities, one of the five prestigious prizes awarded annually by the Canada Council for the Arts to “recognize the career achievements of eminent Canadian scholars and scientists,” 2018.
Recipient of the Léon-Gérin Prize, Quebec’s highest distinction for a career in the human and social sciences, 2017.
Named Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, 2016.
Since 2015, a notice in the Canadian Who’s Who, an annual publication listing the biographies of the most influential Canadians from all walks of life.
Recipient of the ACFAS André-Laurendeau Prize, for exceptional achievement in the humanities, 2014.
Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (Lettres et sciences humaines Division of the Academy of the Arts and Humanities) in recognition for his “exceptional contributions” to intellectual life in Canada, 2014.
Guggenheim Fellowship, obtained in recognition of his “remarkable scholarly output,” 2013.
Named honorary member for life of the International Society for the Study of Early Cinema (Domitor), 2012.
Winner of the international Jean Mitry Award, bestowed annually by the organising committee of the Pordenone silent film festival, Le Giornate del Cinema Muto, “to individuals or institutions distinguished for their contribution to the reclamation and appreciation of silent cinema,” Italy, 2010.
First French-speaking scholar to deliver the Martin Walsh Memorial Lecture presented annually by the Film Studies Association of Canada (FSAC), 2010.
Recipient of a Killam Research Fellowship of the Canada Council for the Arts for research into the advent of film editing in early cinema, 1997-1999.
AQEC-Olivieri award (Association québécoise des études cinématographiques and Olivieri bookstore) for the best film book published in Quebec of the year for Pathé 1900. Fragments d’une filmographie analytique du cinéma des premiers temps, 1994.
This content has been updated on 17 December 2021 at 9 h 23 min.