Walter Lai is a PhD student in the joint Communication and Culture graduate program with Ryerson and York Universities (2014-2018). Walter holds an MA from Ryerson’s Literatures of Modernity program (2012) and a BA Honours in English from the University of Toronto Scarborough (2011). Walter’s research interests include trauma and illness studies, life writing and (auto-)biography, as well as comics studies. In addition to his scholarly work, Walter is a creative writer associated with the Creative Organization of Writers. At the MLC Research Centre, he is involved in researching areas in life-writing and history with focus on World War I.
An exploration of the work of Jazz-era New York saloniere, painter, and poet Florine Stettheimer, as well as the work of her sisters
Lucy Wowk is a BA student in Creative Industries (2014-2018), specializing in print and curatorial practices, with a particular interest in ...
Mina Loy is a bold avant-garde poet and visual artist. Her work is being recognized with a 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities grant.