Speaker Series

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The Institute of Italian Studies is pleased to present its Speaker Series, featuring topics of interest to all community members. Of particular interest is our continued panel discussions, where several of Thunder Bay's key Italian Societies are represented.

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Speaker Series:

 

Check back soon for details.

 

 

Previous Speaker Series:

 

2016

MAY 4 - Antonio Nicaso, A leading authority on criminal organizations reflects on crime and corruption in Canada.poster

MARCH 17 - Paul Colilli, The Morris Lecture. Giorgio Agamben and the
Legitimacy of Angelology.poster


2015

MARCH 12 - Professor Carney Matheson, Unravelling the Secrets of Ötzi the Icemandetails (media release, poster, radio clip)

2014

FEBRUARY 19 - The Honorable Joseph Volpe, PC, A Country in Evolution: Community, the Press and Governmentdetails (radio interview, live recording)

2013

JULY 3 - Pasqualino Bongiovanni, book launch of "To The South of Things"details (media release, live recording)


2012

OCTOBER 12 - Antonio Nicaso, Canadian journalist-author Antonio Nicaso speaks about Italy's political and economic situation.details (poster, video)

2011

OCTOBER 13 - Professor Elio Costa, "The Idea of Italy in Dante's Divine Comedy" (On the occasion of the 150th celebrations of Italian Unification)details (poster, video)


2010

MARCH 4 - Nino Ricci, Identity in a Post-Identity Eraposter

2009

NOVEMBER 24 - Antonio Pucci, Società Italiana di Benevolenza: Principe di Piemonte 1909-2009details

APRIL 2 - John Potestio, "The Welch (Veltri) Company and the Emigration of Calabresi to Canada"details


2008

OCTOBER 28 - Roy Piovesana, “The Italian Community in Fort William's East End, 1907-1969”  

MARCH 13 - Eda Leaman, "“A Journey Through Italian Literature: A Personal Accounting”


2007

FEBRUARY 27 - Panel Discussion, “The Italian Community in Fort William's East End, 1907-1969”

 

Panelists: Darwin Bakke, Sylvianne Mauro, Rev. Monsignor Pasquale M. Stilla, V.G., J.C.L.

Moderator: Roy Piovesana


2006

SEPTEMBER 27 - Panel Discussion, “Future Challenges of Italian Societies in Thunder Bay”


Panelists: Sylvia Kayzer, Joe Nucci, Louis Romito, Rosetta Quaresima

Moderator: Roy Piovesana


2004

OCTOBER 7 - Dr. Bruce Strang, “Babes in the Bretton Woods: Italy's Post-War Reconstruction”

Upcoming Events

Annual Golf Tournament
11th Annual Golf Tournament Thursday, June 22, 2017 the Institute ...
Annual Wine Tasting Dinner
11th Annual Wine Tasting Dinner Come out and enjoy a lovely evening ...
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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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