Ryerson University

December 2009

 Make It New

Make It New

Salon Portraits from New York to Toronto

November 2009

Make It New: Salon Portraits from New York to Toronto

Make It New: Salon Portraits from New York to Toronto

Date: November 30, Toronto By: Dr. Irene Gammel "Make It New: Salon Portraits from New York to ...

Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Date: November 28, Ottawa, ON By: Dr. Irene Gammel Yours truly now sports the FRSC behind her ...

A Changeable Feast

A Changeable Feast

Irene Gammel discusses Hemingway's "A Moveable Feast."

Students Earn Their Master of Arts

Students Earn Their Master of Arts

Date: November 2, 2009, Toronto Blog by: Dr. Irene GammelCongratulations to Paul Crisostimo, Rachel ...

August 2009

Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures

Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures

Irene Gammel has been involved in many international conference talks, public talks, and keynotes.

Media Interviews & Articles

Media Interviews & Articles

Irene Gammel is a regular commentator on topics relating to L. M. Montgomery, Modernism, and the avant-garde.

April 2009

Stephen Voyce will be joining us at the MLCRC

Stephen Voyce will be joining us at the MLCRC

Date: April 2, 2009, Toronto Blog by: Dr. Juan Ilerbaig It gives me great pleasure to announce that ...

March 2009

The 2009 Metropolis Lecture Series

The 2009 Metropolis Lecture Series

The 2009 Metropolis Lecture SeriesThis lecture series explores the literary and cultural ...

January 2009

Metropolis Lecture Series

Metropolis Lecture Series

Photos from the Metropolis Lecture Series

Mark Kingwell's lecture Concrete Reveries: Consciousness and the City

Mark Kingwell's lecture Concrete Reveries: ...

DATE: January 26, 2009 Toronto, Ryerson UniversityOn Monday, January 26, Mark Kingwell kicked off ...

The Great War in Literature and Visual Culture

MLC Themes

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

MLC Themes

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

MLC Themes

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

MLC Themes

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

MLC Themes

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

MLC Themes

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.