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 October 2014. Stefano Agnoletto, the author of The Italians Who Built Toronto: Italian Workers and Contractors in the City’s Housebuilding Industry, 1950-1980, (2014, click here to order a copy from the publisher, Peter Lang) presented his book which was followed by a roundtable discussion with presenters Prof. Franca Iacovetta, Dr. Angelo Principe, Prof. Ian Radforth, and Prof. Gabriele Scardellato. These presentations were followed by an engaging audience discussion before participants socialized with light refreshments.