James W. Marchand

Posted: February 2022

We regret to report the death of longtime LSA member James W. Marchand (1926-2021). Marchand first joined the LSA in 1953 and has been a member for many years since. We share the following notice provided by his colleagues at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign:

"Professor Emeritus James W. Marchand, titan of Germanic Literatures and Languages and noted pool shark, passed away at the age of 95 in December 2021."
Medieval Studies colleagues of Professor Marchand shared their memories of him here.

An obituary with further details can be accessed here.