Ryerson University

Ryerson Undergraduate Work Study (Summer 2019)

Dates: 21 May to 23 August, 2019
Hours: 490 hours maximum
Hourly Rate: $18.48
Project: Arts- and Literature-Based Conference Planning and Curation
 
The Modern Literature and Culture (MLC) Research Centre is seeking an undergraduate work study student to provide support with event planning, research, programming, and curation in the burgeoning field of Modernist Studies. The student will assist with the preparation and execution of the Modernist Studies Association (MSA) Conference, a large-scale academic conference hosted by Ryerson’s MLC Research Centre in collaboration with the University of Toronto, York University and OCAD University. Taking place at the Chelsea Hotel from October 17-20, MSA Toronto 2019 explores themes of “Upheaval and Reconstruction,” and expects over 1,000 modernist scholars, graduate students, and delegates from across the globe (for more details, see msatoronto2019.org). The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in events (or conference) planning or exhibition curation, and will share interests that align with the MLC Research Centre’s foci on the literary and visual culture of modernism.  This position offers valuable experiential learning opportunities to students wishing to pursue a career in event planning, research, and/or editing and writing. Our interdisciplinary MLC community provides a supportive, engaging environment that has assisted many students in their academic and professional goals. For more information on the MLC, its work, and our current research themes, please visit mlc.ryerson.ca.
 
 

For more information and to apply, please email Cameron MacDonald (admin@mlc.ryerson.ca) and copy Dr. Irene Gammel (gammel@ryerson.ca).

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