ICAP 8th National Conference and AGM

Fri., Aug. 24
@ CALGARY ITALIAN CLUB
Sat., Aug. 25
@ Craigie Hall, University of Calgary
416 1st Ave. NE, Calgary, AB

10:30 AM
PRIVATE VISIT: Glenbow Museum Archives (meet at front desk)
130 9th Ave S.E.

2:30 PM
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AT CALGARY ITALIAN CLUB

3:00 PM
WELCOME REMARKS

Caroline Di Cocco, President ICAP
Mark Conliffe, Director; School of Languages, Literatures, Linguistics and Culture University of Calgary
Eva White, Vice-President, Board of Directors, Calgary Italian Cultural Centre

3:30 PM
PANEL: Strengths of the Calgary Italian-Canadian Community
Chair: Antonella Fanella, ICAP Calgary

Joe Amantea, Italian Sportswomen’s Dinner
Leah Conforti, Italian Sportswomen’s Dinner
Luigi De Somma, Centro linguistico e culturale
Sonia Bertolissi-Petzold, President, Famee Furlane Calgary
Cecilia Cupido, President, Calgary Crescendo Choir, Calgary
Linda Demarchi, Board Member, Abruzzi Cultural Association
Filomena May, President, Calabrian Cultural Association

5:00 PM
PRESENTATION
Chair: Gabriella Colussi Arthur, York University

Memories at Risk: My Mother’s Experiences and Me
Mirella Patzer, Author

6:30 PM
RECEPTION & DINNER, Calgary Italian Club—416 1 Ave NE.
Grace: Gary G. Cioni

8:00 PM
PHOTO PRESENTATION
Historic Bridgeland & Riverside: Home to Early Italian Immigrants
Harry Sanders, VP, Historical Society of Alberta
2940 University Way N.W. D 420 (4th floor, D block)

8:30 AM
REGISTRATION

9:00 AM
WELCOME
Susan Powelson, Acting Vice Provost, U Calgary

9:15 AM
KEYNOTES
Chair: Sandra Parmegiani, University of Guelph

Preserving our Past for Future Generations: An Archivist’s Perspective
Antonella Fanella, Archivist, Historian & Author

Experiences finding the sources for our Italian-Canadian History
Adriana Davies, Historian & Author

11:00 AM
HEALTH BREAK

11:15 AM
PANEL: Identifying and sharing local Italian-Canadian histories: Models and Activities
Chair: Francesca Cadel, School of Languages, Literatures, Linguistics and Culture (SLLLC) U Calgary

Website as public exhibit & resource platform (German-Canadians)
Marc Stoeckle, Assistant Librarian, U Calgary

Italian-Canadian Communities in University Curricula
Sandra Parmegiani, Head of Italian & European Studies, U Guelph

Working with local archive, Eliana Handford, Member, ICAP Manitoba

Self-publishing: The Quest for an Education, Domenico Rossi, Retired Engineer

Audiobook: Spaghetti Western: How My Father Brought Italian Food to the Wes
Maria Cioni, Author, ICAP Secretary.

12:30 PM
LUNCH (Local Eateries, Buy-Your-Own)

 

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