News & Events
Public Lecture: Gender and Ethnicity in the Memoirs of Penny Petrone
Posted on 2019-03-19 in Events
Mar 25, 2019
Professor Margherita Ganeri will give a lecture at the University of Saskatchewan on March 25.
Gender and Ethnicity in the Memoirs of Penny Petrone
by Professor Margherita Ganeri
Università della Calabria (Italy)
All are welcome.
Penny Petrone (1925-2005) was one of the first authors of Italian Canadian literature. Her two memoirs, Breaking the Mould (1995) and Embracing Serafina (2000), focus on the internal conflicts generated by her heritage. Gender issues and ethnic struggles present the reader with a painful journey into the Italian/Canadian diasporic background.
This talk is sponsored by the College of Arts and Science Role Model Speaker Fund, the Department of History, the Department of English, the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies, the program in Women’s and Gender Studies and St. Thomas More College.
Lecture: Kinetic Modernisms
Posted on 2019-10-18
A guest lecture on the visual and literary depictions of movement in the late 19th and early 20th century
River Volta Reading Series with Arthur Slade and Edward Willet
Posted on 2019-10-16
Celebrate fall with the River Volta Crew.
Burning Words: Cases from History of Text Burning
Posted on 2019-10-07
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Susan Olding Reading - Monday Oct 7 at 2 pm
Posted on 2019-09-27
Susan Olding will be giving a public reading on Monday October 7 from 2-3 pm in ARTS 108.
Apollo 11 Film Screening
Posted on 2019-06-25
A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon.
Tasha Hubbard's nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up - May 23 Premiere
Posted on 2019-05-13
Tasha Hubbard's new film,nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up, wins best Canadian feature documentary