Joanna Dermenjian holds an MA in Cultural Studies from Queen’s University (2021) and a BA from Western (1988). As a Research Fellow at the Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre, Joanna is working with Irene Gammel on Canadian women’s cultural legacy focussing on the intersection of world wars and women’s volunteer labour. Joanna’s research focus is on the repatriation of war quilts from overseas, exploring Canadian women’s home front production of hundreds of thousands of quilts for British civilians and European refugees during the Second World War. Joanna can be reached via the MLC Research Centre at 415 Yonge, Suite 1802.
Sana is engaged in archival research and annotating articles related to the Telling COVID-19 Stories project.
Brenda assists the MLC Research Centre director and team with arts and research administration, while also supporting the MLC archive.
Angela assists with social media content, researching avant-garde women and issues of creative resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic.