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New Publication: How to Dress the Body Artfully through <em>The Art Amateur</em>

New Publication: How to Dress the Body Artfully through...

Irene Gammel & Ingrid Mida’s “How to Dress the Body Artfully: The ‘Art in Dress’ Column in the Art Amateur Magazine” is published.

Erica Armata joins MLC

Erica Armata joins MLC

At the MLCRC, Erica is engaged in researching social media content with a focus on modernism within the arts and humanities.

Christiane Tarantino joins MLC

Christiane Tarantino joins MLC

Christiane’s research focuses on issues of immigration and trauma in Canadian literature of the twentieth century.

MLC Top 10 of 2022

MLC Top 10 of 2022

Irene Gammel, Director, is pleased to present the Top 10 accomplishments of the MLC Research Centre of 2022.

MLC Impact Report: A Year of Resilience

MLC Impact Report: A Year of Resilience

The MLC Research Centre is proud to present a summary of its annual achievements. Read the MLC Annual Report: A Year of Resilience.

Aurelia Wilson joins MLC

Aurelia Wilson joins MLC

Aurelia's doctoral research focuses on a participatory model of digital media industries.

Sam Sakaluk joins MLC

Sam Sakaluk joins MLC

At the MLC Research Centre, Sam is involved in research administration in a team setting.

Adriana Mota joins MLC

Adriana Mota joins MLC

As an MLC Research Fellow, Adriana is excited about exploring diverse types of research in a collaborative and stimulating work environment.

Griffen Horsley joins MLC

Griffen Horsley joins MLC

Griffen is thrilled to be an MLC Research Fellow engaging MLC’s Telling COVID-19 Stories research project.

In the Service of Canada: Military Service Recognition Book features MLC’s Operation Canada

In the Service of Canada: Military Service Recognition ...

In the Service of Canada recognizes Operation Canada, the MLC's SSHRC-funded study on Canadian World War I diaries.

MLC Executive Director Irene Gammel Wins C.P. Stacey Award

MLC Executive Director Irene Gammel Wins C.P. Stacey ...

Professor Irene Gammel is the recipient of the C.P. Stacey Award for her book, I Can Only Paint.

Julia Tomasi joins MLC

Julia Tomasi joins MLC

At the MLCRC, Julia combines her love of research with her love of literature assisting with the Telling COVID-19 Stories project.

Alex  Lapsker joins MLC

Alex Lapsker joins MLC

Alex is involved in conserving and maintaining MLC’s historical materials.

Leila Kazeminejad joins MLC

Leila Kazeminejad joins MLC

Leila Kazeminejad holds a BA in English with a minor in Philosophy from Toronto Metropolitan University (2017-2022). Her research focuses on...

Natasha Fomenko joins MLC

Natasha Fomenko joins MLC

Natasha is excited to learn the conventions of archive and library processing at the MLCRC.

Job posting: Research Assistant

Job posting: Research Assistant

Attention graduate students — The MLCRC seeks a research assistant to assist with our most recent project: Telling COVID-19 Stories.

Job posting: Research Coordinator

Job posting: Research Coordinator

Attention graduating students — The MLCRC seeks a research coordinator to assist with research administration and events support.

Pandemic Debriefs: A Communication and Culture Symposium on COVID-19

Pandemic Debriefs: A Communication and Culture ...

Join us for Pandemic Debriefs — A communication and culture symposium on COVID-19.

Dante  Christopher-Alphonso joins MLC

Dante Christopher-Alphonso joins MLC

Dante provides research and editorial support for the Operation Canada and Telling COVID-19 Stories projects.

Madeleine Sweenie joins MLC

Madeleine Sweenie joins MLC

Madeleine Sweenie is excited to further explore her research aspirations within a collaborative, experimental learning environment.

The MLC Archive receives donation of rare periodicals

The MLC Archive receives donation of rare periodicals

Three original issues of Little Review and transition were donated to the MLC Archives.

Molly McBride  joins MLC

Molly McBride joins MLC

Molly is assisting with research outreach for the MLC Archive.

Kevin Ghouchandra joins MLC

Kevin Ghouchandra joins MLC

At the MLCRC, Kevin seeks to bridge theory and practice and put traditions in conversation with modernity.

New course ENG 417: Special Topics in American Literature: Sex, Power and #MeToo

New course ENG 417: Special Topics in American ...

A new course studying American literatures related to the #MeToo Movement.

Launching New Book Creative Resilience and COVID-19

Launching New Book Creative Resilience and COVID-19

On April 14, join the MLCRC to celebrate the release of Creative Resilience and COVID-19: Figuring the Everyday in a Pandemic.

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.