OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE PREFERENCE GIVEN TO STUDENTS WHO DEMONSTRATE SPECIAL INTEREST IN ITALIAN HERITAGE AND CULTURE Villa Charities has just announced a scholarship program for undergraduate and graduate students. Deadline: Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Information and application form available on their website.
Renowned Italian/Canadian chefs guided a culinary journey of Italy during a three-day conference, “Italian Foodways Worldwide: A Conference on the Dispersal of Italian Cuisine(s),” at York University and Centennial College. York University’s Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics and the Mariano A. Elia Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies presented the event Oct. 19 to 22. Chef […]
The Federazione Canadese Italiana (FCI), York University’s one and only Italian student club, held its 11th Annual Masquerade Ball or Ballo in maschera at the Venetian Banquet Hall in Vaughan. The event took place Feb. 9 and celebrated and promoted Italian culture and in particular the Carnevale di Venezia. More than 250 York University students […]
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 […]
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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 […]
Guided by York University Professor Roberta Iannacito-Provenzano, who is Chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies (LAPS), 21 students from across the University are experiencing the trip of a lifetime in Italy this summer. Read about it in the YFile Story.
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 […]