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Dr. Marylin McKay

Dr. Marylin McKay 

 

Dr. Marylin McKay received her PhD in art history from the University of Toronto.  Her current research focuses on Canadian landscape art.  She is the author of A National Soul: Canadian Mural Painting, 1860s to 1930s (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002); Picturing the Land.  Narrating Territories in Canadian Landscape Art, 1500 to 1950 (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2011) as well as articles in scholarly journals and chapters in books on North American art. 

 

Marylin McKay 2010 Research Award

Dr. McKay was the 2010 recipient of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Research Grant for her current project, Mildred Bain, Socialist, Feminist and Whitmanite in Early Twentieth-Century Canada.

Dr. McKay is currently serving as Chair of NSCAD University’s Academic Council (senate).

Publications by Dr. M. McKay

Picturing the Land: Narrating Territories in Canad
Picturing the Land: Narrating Territories in Canadian Landscape Art, 1500-1950

A National Soul
A National Soul: Canadian Mural Painting, 1860s - 1930s

Internationalizing the History of American Art
Chapter 5 "The Absolute Past: Your Version of Ours? Canadian Constructions of Pre-1945 American Art History"

The Social and the Real
Chapter 1.4 "Canadian Political Art in the 1930's: 'A Form of Distancing'"