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Writers and scholars alike are tracing the steps of their parents and grandparents as they made their journey to Canada to start a new life. There is a renewed interest in that era, igniting research to illustrate the impact of the cultural and physical transformation of Canadian cities and communities.

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The Institute of Italian Studies has been instrumental in the publication of memoirs and tributes that detail the voyage of Italian immigrants to Northwestern Ontario. It is important to capture the motivations and impulses, hopes and dreams of Italian families who moved to our region. Their stories serve as a historical and cultural account for the times, and are paramount for future generations.

IIS supports and promotes research into Italian-Canadian culture, as it pertains to Northwestern Ontario, Canada and Italy.

 
> Dr. Carney Matheson (Ootzi the Iceman Research) 

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Upcoming Events

Aging as a Disability?
Tuesday May 1, 2018 7:00-9:00 PM CHCE 20th Anniversary Special Presentation ...
History and Perspectives of Bioethics in Italy
Wednesday May 2, 2018 7:00-9:00 PM IISLU Speaker Series Presentation ...
Annual Golf Tournament
12th Annual Golf Tournament Thursday, June 21, 2018 the Institute ...
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IISLU's $15,000 Graduate Award
WINTER 2014

A contract lecturer position in Italian is available in the Department of Languages for the Winter 2014.


Inquiries: PHONE (807)343-8620
Application Closure Date: Nov 30, 2013


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