Maryse Ouellet is PhD candidate in art history under the supervision of Pr. Christine Ross. She is the recipient of a Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS (2012-2015) and a FQRSC doctoral scholarships (2011-2012). Maryse's dissertation examines the redefinition of the sublime in the 21st century through the work of six contemporary artists. In the past years, she earned a bachelor degree from Laval University in Quebec city and a master degree from UQÀM, both in art history. Her master thesis focused on the notions of melancholy, presentism and the motif of the unreadable book in the work of Antoni Tapies, Anselm Kiefer and Claudio Parmiggiani. Current areas of interests include : Modern and contemporary aesthetics; contemporary installation art, film and photography; philosophical and sociological theories of community; iconology.