CanaDiana



EVENTS

Events and Individual Activities on behalf of the Association

2019

2019/03/09 - Fabrizio Ghilardi partecipa all'incontro "Dialogo tra un giornalista ribelle e un diplomatico sul presente" parlando di integrazione, economia, globalizzazione, ecologia, sottolineando il ruolo del Canada relativamente ai problemi in questione. Auditorium della Banca Prealpi, Tarzo.

2019/03/07 - (in collaborazione con) Centro Canadese "Alfredo Rizzardi": Joseph Ingram (Canadian writer and Co-Chair of Capitalis Investment Advisors): “Best friends; Like it or not? How Canada and the United States see the world in the age of Trump and Trudeau”; Introduction, with Notes and Debate, by Carla Comellini. Università di Bologna

2019/02/28 - Leaving Italy behind - reflections on migration from Antonio Pacitti's story in Between Two States - Lettura dell'autrice Diane Pacitti (poet in Residence at Badford Cathedral, England) - Sala Oriana Fallaci, Firenze

2018

2018/12/6 - Laura Ferri & Rosemary Sullivan (With remarks by Francesca Valente): “Memory in Rosemary Sullivan's The Guthrie Road: A Canadian Biographer’s Recollections of the Immigrant Story”, Carr Hall, University of Toronto flyer in pdf

2018/11/22 - (in collaborazione con) Centro canadese "Alfredo Rizzardi": Fabrizio Ghilardi (Università di Pisa) Multiculturalismo e "Nation Building" in Canada

2018/10/26 - Jon Redfern (Canadian writer): “WRITING SHORT SHORT STORIES: EXPERIMENTATION IN FORM AND VOICE”, Introduction, with Notes and Debate, by Carla Comellini. Centro Canadese “Alfredo Rizzardi”, Aula Lugli

2018/09/27-29 - “From Drowning Lessons to Sussurri dall’acqua: A Reading and Conversation with the Author and the Translator.” Alessandra Bordini e Maureen Scott Harris leggono poesie scelte dalla raccolta Sussurri dall’acqua (Ladolfi, 2015), traduzione italiana di Drowning Lessons (Pedlar Press, 2004). Alla lettura bilingue seguirà una conversazione tra autore e traduttore. AICW 17th Biennial Conference “Roots, Routes and Recognition: Italian Canadians in Literature & the Arts,” Winnipeg, MA

2018/05/21 - LANDSCAPE AS METAPHOR readings by Jean McNeill of passages from her books (coordinated by Laura Failli) at Area Verde Camollia - Tribunale Civile di Siena

2018/04/26 - Laura Ferri reads and comments on P.F. Scott's poem "The Canadian Authors Meet" for The Oxford Poetry Society, Oxford

2018/04/20 - Laura Ferri & Laura Failli present the paper "A Reading of Memory of the First World War Sculpted in Jane Urquhart's The Stone Carvers" at the 43rd Annual Conference of the British Association for Canadians Studies (BACS), Senate House, University of London, UK

2018/04/19 - Laura Forconi Ferri meets writer Dianne Pacitti to discuss translation projects at Québec Government Office, London; Laura Ferri and Laura Failli meet writer Jean McNeil in London

2018/04/11 - Fabrizio Ghilardi tiene la conferenza "L'utopia canadese dei Duchomori" presso l'Università Orientale di Napoli, nel quadro dei "mercoledì del Canada"

2018/03/24 - Fabrizio Ghilardi tiene la conferenza: "Occidenti. Governance Mondiale e la forza delle utopie" presso l'Università Ippolito Pinto di Vittorio Veneto

2018/03/20 - Fabrizio Ghilardi svolge la lectio magistralis "Napoli città globale?" per l'Università Federico II di Napoli

2018/03/12 - Keith Henderson in Siena: interview with the author by Annalisa Coppolaro - Keith Henderson 's meeting students and reading from his novel ACQUA SACRA (coordinated by Giuliana Pendenza and Laura Failli)

2018/02 - Moira Mini e Laura Ferri tengono un seminario sulla traduzione di autori canadesi, presso il Liceo Scientifico "G. Galilei" di Siena

2017

2017/12/18 - Fabrizio Ghilardi (Università di Pisa) presenta "Tolstoj e l'utopia 'canadese' dei Duchobory" presso l'Università per Stranieri di Siena

2017/12/4 - Laura Ferri legge pagine dalla biografia di Rosemary Sullivan The Guthrie Road/Una Storia Irlandese nell'ambito delle attività della associazione culturale di Prosa e Poesia "Sguardo e Sogno"

2017/10/19 - (in collaborazione con) Centro Canadese "Alfredo Rizzardi": Pasquale Verdicchio (Professor of Literature and Film, University of California, San Diego) presents "The Word Without Us"

2017/04/3 - I professori GIOVANNI FERRI (Lumsa, Roma), FABRIZIO GHILARDI (Università di Pisa) e ANNE TREPANIER (Carleton University, Canada) terranno il seminario Riflessioni sul Canada: Canada within and beyond the Boundaries parlando rispettivamente di "What Comes After Trump Kills NAFTA? Canada's Economy Looking to Europe and Asia", "Il Canada nel sistema mondiale", "Ottawa, Québec, and First Peoples: Competing Nationalisms"

2017/01/31 - John Esling (University of Victoria, BC) will lecture on "The Phonetics of Speech" flyer in pdf

2016

2016/11/8-11 - Yvette Frenette lectures on "Immigration to Canada". flyer in pdf

2016/11/3 - CanaDiana Short Story Readings by Jon Redfern. flyer in pdf

2016/09/8 - Festival della Letteratura di Mantova - Jane Urquhart con Laura Ferri - PASSEGGIO NEL GIARDINO DEL SUO PALAZZO IMMAGINARIO. flyer in pdf

2016/06/14 - Maureen Scott Harris e Jane Munro prsentate da Laura Caretti leggono poesie dalle loro opere Drowing Lessons e Blue Sonoma. flyer in pdf

2016/05/6 - Francesca Valente presenta l'opera di David Young "Glenn". flyer in pdf

2016/04/30 - Nicoletta Barbarito - A Literary Walk down the Streets of Siena. flyer in pdf

2016/04/18 - Francesco Francioni presenta Bill Graham "The call of the world. A political memoir". flyer in pdf

2016/04/14-19-20 - Richard Greene reads and lectures in Siena, Firenze, Ravenna, Bologna. flyer in pdf

2016/03/30 - Presentazione del libro curato da Alessandra Bordini "Sussurri dall'acqua" (Drowning Lessons di Maureen Scott Harris). flyer in pdf

2016/03/3-4 - CanaDiana Short Story Readings - Presentations by Mary Condè of Alice Munro's "Goodness and Mercy" flyer in pdf

2015

2015/12/15 - Zelda Alice Franceschi (Università di Bologna): L'esperienza di Franz Boas all'Isola di Baffin (1883-1884). Riflessioni dalle sue lettere e dal suo diario di campo. flyer in pdf

2015/12/03 - Herbert Maschner at Liceo G. Galilei, Siena lecturing on "Endangered Peoples, Endangered Species: Humans in the Environment of the North Pacific"

2015/11/19 - The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson e John Ralston Saul talking about "Identity and Belonging" with Francesco Francioni (European University Institute) and Fabrizio Ghilardi (president of CanaDiana) at Siena Italian Studies, Siena. flyer in pdf

2015/11/10-12 - Jon Redfern reading and lecturing in Siena at Liceo G. Galilei and Bologna at Centro Canadese "Alfredo Rizzardi": Author and Reader: a Brief Overview of the English Language Detective Novel. Readings from the author's historical novel, Children of the Tide. paper in pdf

2015/11/3-5 - Licia Canton reading from Almond Wine and Fertility/Vino alla mandorla e fertilità in Siena, at Liceo G. Galilei and Bologna at Centro Canadese "Alfredo Rizzardi"

2015/10/19-21 - Olive Senior's lecturing and reading tour to Siena, at Siena Italian Studies and Bologna, Centro Canadese "Alfredo Rizzardi" flyer in pdf

2015/07/15 -Translation Workshop at Centro Canadese A.Rizzardi, Università di Bologna

2015/06/19 - MARLENE GOLDMAN - Re-Imagining Dementia: Alice Munro's "In Sight of the Lake"
paper (pdf) - Andrea Marzi's comment (pdf)

2015/06/09 - Alessandra Bordini participating and being interviewed at “Books and Biscotti” literary event to be held on Tuesday, June 9, on behalf of the Association of Italian Canadian Writers, at the Italian Cultural Centre, Vancouver BC, as part of the Italian Heritage Month celebrations. Special Presentation: GENERAZIONI, by Ornella Sinigaglia. A short documentary film about Vancouver’s Italian Community, followed by a brief discussion.

2015/05/29 - Feminarte, Conservatorio Santa Marta, Montopoli (PI)

2015/04/23 - Laura Ferri presenting "The Food of Memory: Mary Melfi's Italy Revisited - Conversations with My Mother" at BACS Conference 2015, London UK

2014

2014/12/18 - Fabrizio Ghilardi giving the lecture "Deep Ecology" a Napoli, Università Orientale

2014/11/19 - Sharing the Nile Waters - Elizabeth Wickett, Stephen Brichieri-Colombi

2014/10/08 - CanaDiana Lectures and Readings with Janice and Michael Keefer and Dennis Cooley
Janice K. Keefer's talk (pdf)

2014/05/05 - La comunità italiana nella British Columbia - Anna Foschi

2014/04/29 - Mary Kay O'Neil Lowy talking about 'A Psychoanalyt's Gift: Lillian Malcove as Collector'
Mary Kay O'Neil Lowy's talk (pdf) - images for the talk (pdf) - Andrea Marzi's comment (pdf)

2013

2013/11/15 - Canadian Women's Postcolonial Writing - A Symposium

2013/10/23 - Varianti linguistiche e culturali nell'anglo-canadese - Carla Comellini, Jon Redfern

2013/10/22 - Identità, Interculturalità, Universalismi. Gli Occidentali e gli Altri - Fabrizio Ghilardi

2013/10/10 - Meeting Canadian Authors and Scholars - LINDA KNOWLES, GENNI GUNN

2013/05/22 - Meeting Canadian Authors and Scholars - DEBORAH WILLIS