At the MLC Research Centre, Cameron MacDonald provides administrative, editorial, and research support for the Director, Dr. Irene Gammel, and her team with the goal to achieve excellence in research and training for the Canada Research Chair’s programme in Modern Literature and Culture. Cameron is an MA student in the English Department at the University of Toronto, supported by the Shane Baghai Fellowship in English Literature. He holds a BA in English from Ryerson University, where he was also active as head editor for The Continuist, and as editorial assistant for the White Wall Review. Cameron’s scholarly interests revolve around modernist, postwar and contemporary poetics, particularly through the lens of sound studies, psychoanalysis and visual culture. His long-term goals include further doctoral studies regarding the function of sound, breath and affect in American literature and art, as well as continued participation in his local arts, poetry and music communities.