Modern Literature & Culture Research Centre & Gallery Ryerson University

Teresa Maljar is a recent graduate from the BA English program at Ryerson University (2015). With interests in literature and history, particularly WWI and modernist theory, she has a keen affection for exploring underrepresented figures and moments in literary history. Teresa plans on pursuing her Master’s of Library and Information Science in hopes of working as a Librarian or Archivist. At the MLC Research Centre, she is excited for the opportunity to hone her research skills. Teresa also hopes to gain valuable experience in Archival Collections Management and learn new methods for digital archiving and outreach.

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Pandemic Webinar #5: University Leaders Navigate COVID-19

Pandemic Webinar #5: University Leaders Navigate COVID-...

This webinar explores this unprecedented educational disruption with the help of university leaders from across the country.

Rebecca Rocillo joins MLC

Rebecca Rocillo joins MLC

Rebecca assists the MLCRC team with researching cultural, literary, and arts-based approaches to pandemics in light of the COVID-19.

Pandemic Webinar #4: Diversity, Migration, and COVID-19

Pandemic Webinar #4: Diversity, Migration, and COVID-19

This webinar explores how literary and public narratives have affected cultural diversity and diasporic communities during the crisis.

Pandemic Webinar #3: Media and Storytelling During the Crisis

Pandemic Webinar #3: Media and Storytelling During the ...

This third webinar discusses journalistic practices during the crisis and explores new modes of reporting and storytelling.

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.