Ryerson University

June 2016

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...

May 2016

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 ...

Marika Brooks joins MLC

Marika Brooks joins MLC

Marika Brooks is an MA candidate in Ryerson’s Literatures of Modernity Program (2015-2016). She also holds a BA Honours in English ...

Sabrina Bellissimo joins MLC

Sabrina Bellissimo joins MLC

A Master's Student in the Communication and Culture program at York University (2014-2016), Sabrina Bellissimo is focusing on areas of ...

Holly Lock joins MLC

Holly Lock joins MLC

A BA English student at Ryerson University (2013-2017), Holly Lock joined the MLC Research Centre after completing a senior project course ...

March 2016

Book Launch Event Photos: 'Cultural Mapping and the Digital Sphere'

Book Launch Event Photos: 'Cultural Mapping and the ...

Photos from our book launch event celebrating the release of Cultural Mapping and the Digital Sphere: Place and Space.

Dada Divas take the Stage for 100 Years of Dada

Dada Divas take the Stage for 100 Years of Dada

Dr. Jacqueline Bobak has created a cross-disciplinary performance and research project about seminal female Dadaists called "Dada Divas".

January 2016

Jennifer Braun joins MLC

Jennifer Braun joins MLC

A MA student in Fashion Studies at Ryerson University (2015-2017), Jennifer Braun is currently conducting research on fashion media for her ...

Matthew  Blenkarn joins MLC

Matthew Blenkarn joins MLC

Matthew Blenkarn is a Master’s student in the Literatures of Modernity graduate program at Ryerson University (2015-2016). His ...

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

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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.