Ryerson University

December 2011

Body Sweats review in Los Angeles Review of Books

Body Sweats review in Los Angeles Review of Books

Thoroughly Modern ElsaBy Brian Kim Stefans,UCLA Assistant Professor of English...

MLC Job Postings

MLC Job Postings

Graduate Student Intern — Research SupportThe Modern Literature and Culture (MLC) ...

Original periodicals donated to MLC

Original periodicals donated to MLC

Dr. Karen Mulhallen has donated original copies of twointriguing periodicals, The Death of...

November 2011

 Two of our books make it on New York Times’ list

Two of our books make it on New York Times’ list

TWO of our books, Body Sweats and Crystal Flowers, made the New York Times' end-of-the-year roundup ...

 Emma Doran Presents her Doctoral Research at McGill University

Emma Doran Presents her Doctoral Research at McGill ...

On November 3, PhD student Emma Doran travelled to McGill University in Montreal, to present her ...

A Lecture at Meredyth Sparks' exhibition Striped Bare, Even and Again

A Lecture at Meredyth Sparks' exhibition Striped Bare, ...

Photos from A Lecture at Meredyth Sparks' exhibition Striped Bare, Even and Again

Body Sweats Exhibition and Book Launch

Body Sweats Exhibition and Book Launch

Body Sweats: The Uncensored Writings of Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, edited by Irene Gammel and ...

Valerie Velardo Interns at Francis M. Naumann Fine Art

Valerie Velardo Interns at Francis M. Naumann Fine Art

MA student Valerie Velardo, who dreams of becoming an art curator, spent an intensive week as an ...

Body Sweats Book Introduction

Body Sweats Book Introduction

The Uncensored Writings of Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

October 2011

Lecture on the Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

Lecture on the Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven

Strip(p)ed Bare: The Life and Art of Elsa von Freytag-LoringhovenDr. Irene Gammel will ...

Training at the Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre

Training at the Modern Literature and Culture Research ...

Octobermarks the arrival of new student employees at the Modern Literature and Culture(MLC) ...

Modernist Studies Associations Conference at SUNY, Buffalo

Modernist Studies Associations Conference at SUNY, ...

MLC Scholars at The ModernistStudies Association 13, SUNY, Buffalo...

Invite to Body Sweats Book Launch in NYC

Invite to Body Sweats Book Launch in NYC

Please join us in New York City for a reception to celebrate the publication of Body Sweats: The ...

July 2011

Rachel Blau DuPlessis and Margaret Christakos at the MLC Lecture Series 2010-2011

Rachel Blau DuPlessis and Margaret Christakos at the ...

Thursday, October 21, 2010, 6:30 PM Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Temple University Poesis of the Long...

MLC Celebrates 5 Years of Research

MLC Celebrates 5 Years of Research

The Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre at Ryerson iscelebrating five years of research...

Great Writing Just Burns: Descant Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Great Writing Just Burns: Descant Celebrates its 40th ...

The Descant 40thAnniversary readings took place Wednesday June 29th in the BrigatineRoom at the ...

May 2011

New MLC Research Coordinator

New MLC Research Coordinator

Cait MacIntosh is the Research Coordinator at the Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre (...

Dr. Jean-Paul Boudreau has been named Dean of Arts

Dr. Jean-Paul Boudreau has been named Dean of Arts

Psychology chair Jean-Paul Boudreau has been named dean of the Faculty of Arts. The appointment is ...

April 2011

A Beggar's Feast

A Beggar's Feast

MLC Research Associate Randy Boyagoda has just released the novel Beggar's Feast,&...

March 2011

Revolutionary Rosa

Revolutionary Rosa

A look at Rosa Luxemburg's correspondences and legacy.

Modernist Biography and Life Writing

Modernist Biography and Life Writing

Ernest Hemingway`s A Moveable Feast Ernest Hemingway's memoir of Paris was edited after his...

Experience the Modern Through Literature and Art: Symposium and Exhibit

Experience the Modern Through Literature and Art: ...

Award-winning Toronto Star urban affairs columnist CHRISTOPHER HUME explores the interrelationship of modernity, community, and city buildin

Call for Papers: Modernity and Technology

Call for Papers: Modernity and Technology

CFP: Modernity and Technology CFP for MSA Panel Organized and Chaired by Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and ...

 Research in Action

Research in Action

Irene Gammel and Jenny LeRoy meet with archivist Shane McCord to conduct research at the Preservation Facility of Library and Archives Canad

Symposium and Exhibit: Experience the Modern Through Literature and Art

Symposium and Exhibit: Experience the Modern Through ...

Date/Time/Location. March 28, 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM. Heaslip House, 7th Floor. 297 Victoria Street, Ryerson University. Keynote. Award-winning ...

February 2011

John Wrighton, University of Brighton

John Wrighton, University of Brighton

John Wrighton discusses his research on Thursday, March 3, 2011

Stephen Voyce

Stephen Voyce

Dr. Stephen Voyce held a two-year (2009-11) SSHRC-funded Postdoctoral Fellowship in the MLC Research...

Susan Buck-Morss Lecture

Susan Buck-Morss Lecture

Susan Buck-Morss is Professor of Political Philosophy and Social Theory in the Department of Government, and a member of the graduate fields

 John Wrighton Lecture

John Wrighton Lecture

Dr. John Wrighton is the author of Ethics and Politics in Modern American Poetry (Routledge, 2010), a book praised for its prominent contrib

Lecture by Susan Buck-Morss, Cornell University

Lecture by Susan Buck-Morss, Cornell University

Thursday, February 3, 2011, 3:30-5:30 PM Susan Buck-Morss, Cornell UniversityInheriting Culture: ...

January 2011

Research News

Research News

Listings of the MLC Scholarships

 Call for Papers: Modernity and Technology

Call for Papers: Modernity and Technology

CFP for MSA Panel Organized and Chaired by Irene Gammel (Ryerson) and John Wrighton (Ryerson and Brighton).

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.