Ryerson University

December 2012

Video of a Self-Portrait without Breasts

Video of a Self-Portrait without Breasts

British poet Clare Best evolves her own personal story with double mastectomy into a major creative ...

 Poetry’s Public, a LIVE Transatlantic Video-link across Five Universities

Poetry’s Public, a LIVE Transatlantic Video-link ...

On 30th October, 2012, more than 100 faculty, students, and members of the public — from ...

Modernist Studies Association Conference 2013

Modernist Studies Association Conference 2013

The organizers invite proposals for panels, round tables and seminars for inclusion in the fifteenth...

 Arteries Annual Undergraduate Research Conference 2013

Arteries Annual Undergraduate Research Conference 2013

Many of you have heard about and/or attended the Arteries Annual Undergraduate Research Conference. ...

November 2012

Jason Wang Featured in ISS Magazine

Jason Wang Featured in ISS Magazine

Ryerson’s International Student Services Magazine released a feature on Jason Wang, a graduate student involved with the MLC.

Body Sweats Review in The Constant Critic

Body Sweats Review in The Constant Critic

A review of Body Sweats: The Uncensored Writings by Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven by the formidable ...

First Meeting of the Toronto Performance Studies Working Group a Great Success

First Meeting of the Toronto Performance Studies ...

A great turn out for the first meeting of the Toronto Performance Studies Working Group on November ...

Toronto Performance Studies Working Group

Toronto Performance Studies Working Group

The Toronto Performance Studies Working Group allows scholars in disciplines as diverse as theatre, ...

October 2012

Poetry, Philosophy, and 'Creative Thinking'

Poetry, Philosophy, and 'Creative Thinking'

Photos from a lecture by Christopher Norris: Poetry, Philosophy, and 'Creative Thinking'

Thanks to all for Attending the Chris Norris Lecture

Thanks to all for Attending the Chris Norris Lecture

On October 24, Chris Norris, a world renowned scholar of deconstruction, presented a lecture at ...

A Great Evening with Clare Best

A Great Evening with Clare Best

Dear MLC Team and MLC Friends, Thank you for your involvement in the Clare Best ...

 Poetry’s Public, a LIVE Transatlantic Video-link across Five Universities

Poetry’s Public, a LIVE Transatlantic Video-link ...

Join us for Poetry's Public, with a LIVE transatlantic video-link across five universities, ...

Academic Position | Assistant Professor in Urban Literatures & Cultures

Academic Position | Assistant Professor in Urban ...

The Department of English, Ryerson University, (www.ryerson.ca/english) invites applications for 1 ...

A Letter from Two Alumni and a New Venture for Young Women

A Letter from Two Alumni and a New Venture for Young ...

The other day I received this letter from a former Communications and Culture graduate student, ...

 “TEKE” at Nuit Blanche 2012

“TEKE” at Nuit Blanche 2012

Last Saturday, September 29, night the Distillery District was aglow with the spirit of Dada, as we ...

September 2012

Self-Portrait without Breasts with British Poet Clare Best

Self-Portrait without Breasts with British Poet Clare ...

British Poet Clare Best Evolves her Personal Journey through Preventive Double Mastectomy into a ...

A great turnout at the MLC Open House

A great turnout at the MLC Open House

I'd like to thank all our special guests, visitors and volunteers for making this year's open ...

MLC Open House

MLC Open House

Photographs taken by MLC Research Assistant Marcos Armstrong at the MLC Research Centre on September 12, 2012.

Open House 2012-2013

Open House 2012-2013

Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

June 2012

Anne Of Green Gables Television Series

Anne Of Green Gables Television Series

Breakthrough Entertainment Joins With Heirs Of Lucy Maud Montgomery To Produce 13-Episode Anne Of ...

Key literary associations

Key literary associations

Compiled at the Modern Literature and Culture (MLC) Research Centre by Andrew McEwan and John ...

Call for Submissions

Call for Submissions

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism (REM) — Intellectual Currents List(General ...

Letter to the Prime Minister

Letter to the Prime Minister

Letter to the Prime Minister sent May 16th Dear Prime Minister Harper and ...

May 2012

Thank you for joining us

Thank you for joining us

Dear MLC Friends and Queer Sisters Salon Participants: I am writing to thank you all for the ...

Queer Sisters: Berenice Abbott and Baroness Elsa - A Salon Performance

Queer Sisters: Berenice Abbott and Baroness Elsa - A ...

Photos from the Salon Performance, Queer Sisters: Berenice Abbott and Baroness Elsa

Huffington Post picks up on Elsa thesis

Huffington Post picks up on Elsa thesis

Duchamp's Urinal? Maybe Not! Jane Chafin Director, Offramp ...

April 2012

Life Magazine January 1938, with spread on Berenice Abbott

Life Magazine January 1938, with spread on Berenice ...

The Modern Literature and CultureCentre (MLC) has recently acquired a January 1938 copy of Life ...

A salon performance

A salon performance

Queer Sisters: Berenice Abbott and Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven A Salon Performance (...

March 2012

The Literary Legacy of the Macmillan Company of Canada book launch

The Literary Legacy of the Macmillan Company of Canada ...

On Monday, March 19, 2012, the MLC Research Centre hosted the launch of Ruth Panofsky's new book...

Dr. Irene Gammel renewed as a Canada Research Chair

Dr. Irene Gammel renewed as a Canada Research Chair

Prof's renewed Canada Research Chair funding goes long way in preserving women's cultural heritage...

Acquiring April 1952 copy of Life Magazine

Acquiring April 1952 copy of Life Magazine

The Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre (MLC) has recently acquired an April 1952 copy of&...

February 2012

Why publish your research with Intellect?

Why publish your research with Intellect?

Answering questions about how to best publish your research.

Review by Rain Taxi Review of Books

Review by Rain Taxi Review of Books

BODY SWEATSThe Uncensored Writings Of Elsa von Freytag-LoringhovenElsa von Freytag-...

Commemorating James Joyce’s Ulysses at Ninety

Commemorating James Joyce’s Ulysses at Ninety

God: noise in the street: very peripatetic. Space: what you damn well have to see. ... Hold to the ...

January 2012

James Joyce's ULYSSES at 90 / INVITATION

James Joyce's ULYSSES at 90 / INVITATION

JAMES JOYCE'S ULYSSES AT 90WANTED: Your QUICK Quotes and Reflections for an MLC Website ...

The Literary Legacy of the Macmillan Company of Canada: The Rise and Fall

The Literary Legacy of the Macmillan Company of Canada...

The Rise and Fall of a Canadian Publishing Icon: The Macmillan Company of Canada...

Body Sweats review in London Student

Body Sweats review in London Student

Body Sweats: The Uncensored Writings of Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven16 JAN 2012Written ...

Body Sweats review in The Leonardo Review

Body Sweats review in The Leonardo Review

Reviewed by Allan GraubardNew York, NY 10019 USAThe Leonardo Review...

Body Sweats review in Bomb Magazine

Body Sweats review in Bomb Magazine

An Interview with Baroness Elsaby Monica de la TorreBomb Magazine winter 2012 ...

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.