Fonds A2018-144 - Claudine Majzels fonds

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Claudine Majzels fonds

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  • Graphic material
  • Records in Electronic Form

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CA UMASC A2018-144

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The fonds contains 3.1 m. of textual, graphic material including 1232 photographs, 594 negatives & 13 contact sheets & electronic records that include 13 audio cassettes.

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([1940?] -)

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Claudine Majzels was born in Montreal; she received a B.A. from McGill in 1969 & a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1977. She has taught at the Cambridge, St. Andrews, Edinburgh in the United Kingdom & from 1988-2013 at the University of Winnipeg. She obtained the rank of Associate Professor in the Department of History teaching in the Art History Program as well as teaching courses in Women’s & Gender Studies. Claudine created new courses on Feminism & Art History, Women Art & Society, Women & Craft, Aboriginal Arts, Dance History, and a seminar on “The Body in the Visual Arts” in the M.A. Cultural Studies: Curatorial Practices Program.

Claudine was a ballet & contemporary dancer, dance teacher & choreographer until 1985. Since her retirement she has begun to study printmaking.

A more detailed biographical sketch & CV is contained in Box 1, Folder 1 of the collection.

Custodial history

The fonds were donated to the University of Manitoba by Dr. Majzels In 2018/

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The fonds consists of 5 series they include: Winnipeg Art Gallery Display on Manitoba Women Artists, Research pertaining to Manitoba Women Artists, General research material, Graphic Material &Electronic Format material.

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  • English

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Box 2, File 12 is restricted. Please contact the archives for further information.

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A finding aid can be downloaded from the fonds-level description by clicking on the “Download’ link under “Finding Aid” on the right hand side of the screen.

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Created by Lewis St. George Stubbs (November 2019).

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