Ryerson University

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georgiana_uhlyarik@ago.net

Georgiana Uhlyarik is Fredrik S. Eaton Curator, Canadian Art in the Canadian and Indigenous Art Department at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Her recent curatorial projects and publications include Georgia O’Keeffe (2017), Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic (2016); Introducing Suzy Lake (2015), Barbara Astman: I as Artifact (2015); Nicole Collins: Giotto’s O (2013), Michael Snow: Objects of Vision (2012), The Passion of Kathleen Munn (2011), and Betty Goodwin - Work Notes (2011). Uhlyarik is the co-curator of Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry, organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), and the Jewish Museum, New York (2017). Uhlyarik participated in an international research network exploring feminism and curating, funded by the Leverhulme Trust International Networks and led by Professor Lara Perry, University of Brighton (2010–12). She serves on the Board of the Association of Art Museum Curators. Uhlyarik received her Honours BA from the University of Toronto and her MA in Art History from York University in 1998, where she is now Adjunct Faculty. Originally from Romania, she lives in Toronto with her twin sons.

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

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