Ian MacLaren, University of Alberta

Canadian Circumpolar Institute English and Film Studies History and Classics Professor Edmonton, Alberta ian.maclaren@ualberta.ca Office: (780) 436-5468

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Bio/Research

His research and teaching interests normally pertain to the interdisciplinary study of early Canada, and focus on the literature and art of exploration and travel, poetry, colonial studies, generally. circumpolar Arctic exploration, and the history of and writings about the Rocky Mountain nationa...

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Bio/Research

His research and teaching interests normally pertain to the interdisciplinary study of early Canada, and focus on the literature and art of exploration and travel, poetry, colonial studies, generally. circumpolar Arctic exploration, and the history of and writings about the Rocky Mountain national parks. A secondary interest is publishing history and bibliography. A tertiary interest is Canadian federal policies pertaining to the identification and management of protected areas. He has supervised or is supervising graduate theses and postdoctoral projects about mountain guide Conrad Kain, Renaissance anthologist of travel writing Richard Hakluyt, nature writing in early Canada, the writing of women travellers in early Canada, studies of Inuit autobiography, the Canadian long poem, print culture in early Canada and Australia, the discourses of wilderness and ecology as they impinge on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies, Native responses to Romanticism in early western Canada, and early Canadian periodicals.



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