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Harpreet Natt joins MLC

Harpreet Natt joins MLC

Harpreet Natt is a BA student in the English Literature program at Ryerson University (2012-2017) with academic interest in rhetorical ...

Vicki Lee joins MLC

Vicki Lee joins MLC

A BA student at Ryerson University (2014-2018), Vicki Lee is majoring in English while also pursuing a History minor. Vicki’s enduring...

Kate Marland joins MLC

Kate Marland joins MLC

An MA student in Fashion Studies at Ryerson University (2016-2018), Kate Marland researches the effect of fashion on the audience experience...

Jaclyn Marcus joins MLC

Jaclyn Marcus joins MLC

MA student in Fashion at Ryerson University (2016-2018), Jaclyn Marcus has had a love for fashion and literature since starting her BA (...

Rozelen Carrillo Beck joins MLC

Rozelen Carrillo Beck joins MLC

Rozelen Carrillo Beck is an undergraduate student majoring in Psychology and minoring in Criminology at Ryerson University (2017). At the ...

Alyssa Robinson joins MLC

Alyssa Robinson joins MLC

An undergraduate student in Psychology at Ryerson University (2017), Alyssa Robinson is completing a Research practicum focusing on ...

Audrey Willsey joins MLC

Audrey Willsey joins MLC

Audrey Willsey obtained her BA in Communications Studies at York University (2017), focusing on communication theory, contemporary art ...

Call for Papers for Congress 2017 at Ryerson University

Call for Papers for Congress 2017 at Ryerson University

In 2017 Ryerson University is the host to the Congress of the Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences under the title:. From Far ...

Media Coverage for Remembering the Real Winnie

Media Coverage for Remembering the Real Winnie

Remembering the Real Winnie is an interdisciplinary project guest curated by Irene Gammel and Kate Addleman-Frankel that premiered at ...

Warsan Amin joins MLC

Warsan Amin joins MLC

A graduate student in Professional Communication at Ryerson University (2015 – 2016), Warsan Amin also holds an Honours Specialization...

MLC Seminar: Writing the Marvelous: Surrealist Automatism and Collaboration

MLC Seminar: Writing the Marvelous: Surrealist ...

Thank you to Mark Silverberg and our participants and partners for a marvelous Surrealist Writing Workshop on October 13. Thank you to the ...

MLC hosts exhibition about Winnie the Bear in Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg

MLC hosts exhibition about Winnie the Bear in ...

More than one hundred years ago, Harry Colebourn, a soldier and veterinarian, adopted a brown bear cub and named her Winnie, after his ...

Dr Gammel referenced in the New York Times

Dr Gammel referenced in the New York Times

Included in the article were references to her books Baroness Elsa and Body Sweats, as well as Zurich Dada in which Dr. Gammel was involved

 Justin Dyck joins MLC

Justin Dyck joins MLC

A BA student in Graphic Communications Management at Ryerson University (2014-2018), Justin Dyck focusses on graphic design, photography, ...

Colleen McDonell joins MLC

Colleen McDonell joins MLC

Colleen McDonell is a Master’s student in the Literatures of Modernity graduate program at Ryerson University (2015-2016). Her ...

Celio Barreto joins MLC

Celio Barreto joins MLC

An MA student in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management at Ryerson University (2015-2017), Celio Barreto has been engaged in ...

Kristen Jess joins MLC

Kristen Jess joins MLC

Kristen Jess is a BA student majoring in English, and minoring in History at Ryerson University (2013-2017). She joined the MLC Research ...

Annika Waddell  joins MLC

Annika Waddell joins MLC

A Master’s student in Fashion Studies at Ryerson University (2015-2017), Annika Waddell is currently conducting research on African ...

Tony Carlucci joins MLC

Tony Carlucci joins MLC

A BA student in the English Literature program at Ryerson University (2013-2018), Tony Carlucci’s interests include visual narratives...

Audrey  Wright joins MLC

Audrey Wright joins MLC

At the MLC, Audrey Wright works closely with the Director, Dr. Irene Gammel, to support the Canada Research Chair’s mandate by ...

The Great War in Literature and Visual Culture

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The Great War in Literature and Visual Culture

Amid the unprecedented social change of World War I, women renegotiated their identities by dramatically changing the way they engaged with the arts. But how did they do so? And how did everyday citizens engage with the war?

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

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Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, considered by many to be the mother of Dada, was a daringly innovative poet and an early creator of junk sculpture. “The Baroness” was best known for her sexually charged, often controversial performances.

Modernism in the World

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Modernism in the World

Recent research has departed from the Euro-centric and national view of Modernism to include approaches and methods studying Modernism across national boundaries and across different art forms to include fashion, dance, performance, technology, and visual culture.

Lucy Maud Montgomery

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Lucy Maud Montgomery

L.M. Montgomery is perhaps Canada's most important literary export. She was prolific writer of over 500 short stories and poems, and twenty novels, including the beloved Anne of Green Gables.

Canadian Modernism

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Canadian Modernism

The works of numerous Canadian authors who lived during the modernist era may well constitute the most central and experimental articulation of Canadian modernism in prose, allowing authors to stage cross-cultural, controversial, and even conflicted identities.

Modernist Biography and Life Writing

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Modernist Biography and Life Writing

Life writing, including autobiographical accounts, diaries, letters and testimonials written or told by women and men whose political, literary or philosophical purposes are central to their lives, has become a standard tool for communication and the dissemination of information.