University of Toronto
Nico Mara-McKay (they/them) is a History PhD student at the University of Toronto. Nico received their MA in History from the University of Guelph and their BA in History and Art History from the University of Toronto. They have been involved in curating in several exhibitions, including Illuminating Life: Manuscript Pages of the Middle Ages (Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph, Guelph, 2020) and Between (Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga) and was the sole curator for Genderqueer in Canada (The ArQuives, Toronto, 2020). Nico’s research focuses on gender and sexuality in late medieval western Europe.
Mara-McKay, Nico. “Witchcraft Pamphlets at the Dawn of the Scottish Enlightenment.”Canadian Journal of History (accepted and forthcoming 2021).
Mara-McKay, Nico. “Commemorating Community: The St. Kunibert Office of the Dead.” In Illuminating Life: Manuscript Pages of the Middle Ages, edited by Brittney Payer and Alex Wall, 62-74. Guelph: University of Guelph, 2020.
McKay, Nico. “Becoming Gendered: Two Medieval Approaches to Intersex Gender Assignment.” Prandium: The Journal of Historical Studies at University of Toronto Mississauga 7:1 (2018).