Lawrence Grassi book presentation at grano Restaurant

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Book Presentation & Dinner Reception With authors Elio Costa and Gabriele Scardellato Including special guests from Lorenzo (Lawrence) Grassi’s birthplace, Falmenta, Piemonte. grano Restaurant Monday 6 July 2015 Reception 6:30 PM: Dinner 7:00 PM $ 85.00 plus hst/gratuities (includes copy … Continued

Book Launch: The Italians Who Built Toronto

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Cover of Professor Stefano Agnoletto’s study, published in 2014 by Peter Lang. A book launch and roundtable discussion sponsored by The Mariano A. Elia Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies in collaboration with Founders College, York University was held on Tuesday 14 … Continued

Lecture Series, 2002

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Citizenship, Identity, Equality in a Pluralistic Society January – March 2002 January 24 Kenneth McRoberts Principal, Glendon College, York University “Multiculturalism Vs Multinationlism: Understanding Diversity in Canada” January 31 Livy Visano Professor, School of Social Sciences, York University “Legislating Citizenship: … Continued

Field Conversazione

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The Italian Connection July 17-18, 2000 In the summer of 2000 the Elia Chair sponsored the Homecoming celebrations of the Italians of Field, a small village in Yoho National Park, B.C. Over 300 Italian Canadians, families and friends took part. … Continued

Lecture Series, 2000

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Narrating the Self: Italian Canadians Between History and Myth January – March 2000 January 12 Bruno Ramirez Professor of American History, Universite de Montreal “Italian Immigration to Canada: Between History and Fiction” January 26 Isabella Colalillo Katz Writer & Storyteller … Continued

Lecture Series, 1999

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Recognizing the Other: Italian Canadians and the Multicultural Project February – March 1999 February 26 Patricia Wood Department of Geography, York University “Italian Immigrants and Canadian Nationalism: Multiple Meanings of Multiculturalism” March 4 Nicholas De Maria Harney Postdoctoral Fellow, Mariano … Continued

Lecture Series, 1998

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The Italian Canadian Imagination, Narratives, Myths, Symbol: Five Voices
February – April, 1998