ICAP 7th National Conference and AGM

Fri., Sept. 22
@ Italian Canadian Club of Guelph
Sat., Sept. 23
@ University of Guelph
135 Ferguson Street, Guelph, ON

1:00 PM
“Strategic Planning for Non-Profit Boards”
Christine Oldfield, Executive Director,
The People and Information Network, Guelph, ON [BOD, closed session]

3:00 PM
REGISTRATION & COFFEE

3:30 PM
WELCOME
Francesca Orlando, Honorary Vice Consul of Italy;
Sofie Lachapelle, Dean of Arts, University of Guelph [tbc]; Stephen Gazzola, President, Italian-Canadian Club of Guelph Gabriella Colussi Arthur, Vice President, ICAP

4:00 PM
MEMORY AND ART
Ron Shuebrook, Artist (Former chair of Art History and Studio Program at the University of Guelph)
“Negotiating Memory and Loss: Angela Giovinazzo’s Art”
Special guest Ralph Giovinazzo

5:00 PM
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Chair: Gabriella Colussi Arthur

6:00 PM
FUNDING ART PROJECTS John Mason (Mason Real Estate Limited, Guelph)
“Guelph Public Art and the Role of the Italian-Canadian Community"

6:45 PM
RECEPTION AND DINNER

8:00 PM
EVENING PROGRAM
Gabriel Niccoli: “Italian Heritage Projects in the Kitchener-Waterloo Area”
Oscar and Marta Nespoli: “Celebrating the Life of Geremia Nespoli”
Anna Ciardullo Villapiana, poet and Carina Francioso, artist, [tbc]
358 Gordon Street, Guelph, ON

8:30 AM
REGISTRATION & COFFEE

9:00 AM
Introduction to ICAP and Welcome, Maria Cioni, Secretary, ICAP Malcolm Campbell, VP Research, Guelph University [tbc]

9:15 AM
Luisa del Giudice, Founder-Director, Italian Oral History Institute
“Archives, Public Programs, and Advocacy in the Italian Diaspora”
Chair: Sandra Parmegiani

10:15 PM
UPDATE ON ICAP NETWORK ACTIVITIES ACROSS CANADA
Presenters [tbc] CHAIR: Maria Cioni

11:00 AM
Elena Lamberti, (University of Bologna), via Skype
"Heritage in/for the Glocal Village: communities, memories, media”
Chair: Maria Cioni

11:30 AM
HEALTH BREAK

11:45 AM
ARCHIVING ITALIAN-CANADIAN LEGACIES
Darcy Hiltz – Archivist, Guelph Public Library
“Archives Experiences from the Guelph Public Library Archivist. Acquiring Public and Private records and the Role of the Community”
Chair: Nancy Marrelli

12:30 PM
LUNCH

1:30 PM
Artistic Creation and Cultural Heritage
Chair: Gabriel Niccoli
Olga Pugliese (University of Toronto)
“Researching Mosaic Artworks by Italian Canadians: The Importance of Documents”
Alaina Osborne (University of Guelph)
“Performance of a Past Life: Creating Art as a Response to the Family Archive”
Teresa Russo (University of Toronto)
“Carmen Star: The Face Behind the Label”

3:00 PM
Digitization as Innovation: Preserving Linguistic and Cultural Identities
Chair: Christina Carrachini
Benedetta Lamanna (University of Toronto)
“The Online Preservation of Cultural Heritage in Pugliese-Canadian Associations”
Michael Iannozzi (Western University)
“A Seat at «La Tawola»”

4:15 PM
NEXT STEPS: MOVING FORWARD
Gabriele Scardellato
Mariano A. Elia, Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies (York University)
Matthew Poggi (York University)
Vienna Paolantonio, (York University)
Abril Liberatori, (York University)

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