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Community Conversation Inspired by Italy

Food is an integral part of tradition and heritage. Italian food traditions, especially, have progressively influenced cultural norms in Canada. On June 15, City of Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua welcomed guests to city hall to spark interest on the topic of shifting traditions and new experiences regarding Italian food experiences in the Greater Toronto Area […]

Press Release for 6th Annual National Conference of the Italian Canadian Archives Project - October 14, 15, 2016

We are happy to announce, on behalf of Gabriella Colussi Arthur and Gabriele Scardellato (Italian Studies), the 6th Annual National Conference titled "Twenty-First Century Approaches to Preserving Italian-Canadian Narratives" organized by ICAP to be held on Oct. 14-15, 2016 in London at the Marconi Club, a community venue, and at Western University. Press Release Programme […]

Italian Studies presents lecture on BREAD by Dr. Gaia Massai

Bread is undoubtedly the Italian staple food and a key component of the Mediterranean diet. From the discovery of leavening to the countless Italian regional variations, bread has always been considered much more than mere food. Besides its philosophical and religious meaning, bread has been a symbol of hierarchy in the society and often determined […]