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Mark Abley (BA’75) is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan Department of English. (Photo: John Kenney)

What To Do With a Humanities Degree

A conversation with award-winning writer and USask graduate Mark Abley


The Department of English invites you to a special in-person event with Mark Abley (BA’75)—College of Arts and Science graduate and recipient of a 2022 honorary degree from USask—who will share the places a humanities degree can take you.

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 8
3 pm
Louis’ Loft, Memorial Union Building, 93 Campus Dr., Saskatoon

Free and open to the public

Reception will follow | Food and beverages will be served

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About this event

Mark Abley (BA’75) is an award-winning Canadian author, journalist, poet and editor. His wide range of accomplishments include working as an editor and columnist for the Montreal Gazette, writing several highly acclaimed non-fiction books, and being a highly sought-after lecturer. His contributions to the writing community have earned him a Rhodes Scholarship and the Guggenheim fellowship.

Moderated by Dr. Brent Nelson (PhD), head of the Department of English

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