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About the Canadian Studies program

What is a Canadian?

A diet of maple syrup and "maple" cookies? Knowing what a "loonie" is? The ability to pitch a tent in 60 seconds flat? There's so much more to understanding what being Canadian means - and what goes into creating Canadian identity in all its guises. Read more about Dal's Canadian Studies program.

Faculty & Research


Dr. Carrie Dawson is just one of the many faculty members who teaches in Canadian Studies. One thing she loves about being cross-appointed in English and Canadian Studies is the opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and research. Find out more about the breadth and depth of Canadian Studies research.