Unravelling Atlantic Canada

Alexander MacLeod - Associate Professor, English and Atlantic Canada Studies

A Giller-nominated short-story writer, Dr. MacLeod’s work is focused on what being from Atlantic Canada means. Dr. MacLeod and his students examine how Atlantic Canada’s understanding of itself, its past, and its future is built on the stories we tell—and those we're told—about this region.

To him the study of the Liberal Arts raises “the most important questions, not the least important questions… any employer is looking for someone who can interpret significance, who can find meaning in the information around them.”

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