AICW : The Association of Italian Canadian Writers


ASSOCIATION OF ITALIAN CANADIAN WRITERS
ASSOCIATION DES ÉCRIVAIN(E)S ITALO-CANADIEN(NE)S
ASSOCIAZIONE SCRITTORI/SCRITTRICI ITALO-CANADESI

AICW'S WOMEN AND WORDS

 
To mark International Women's Day, the AICW and the University of Toronto's Italian Studies Department present Women and Words on March 10, 2017 from 2:00 to 6:30pm.
 

AICW CELEBRATES LONGTIME VOLUNTEERS

 
Venera Fazio and Delia de Santis were honoured at the launch of their new volume on women, Exploring Voice: Italian Canadian Female Writers.
 
Click to watch the two-minute video: https://vimeo.com/177017638
 

AICW 31ST ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE

The AICW, in collaboration with the Italian Studies Program at Laurentian University, is accepting proposals for the Italians in Canada: 150+ Years conference to be held at Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, September 15-16, 2017
 

 



BOOKS & BISCOTTI SERIES


To celebrate Italian Heritage Month, every June the Association of Italian Canadian Writers (AICW) organizes a series of readings across Canada.

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AICW AT BLUE METROPOLIS FESTIVAL

 
Every spring the Association of Italian Canadian Writers (AICW) organizes events at Montreal's Blue Metropolis Festival. The next festival will take place April 24 to 30, 2017. In 2016, to mark AICW's 30th anniversary, editors Delia De Santis and Venera Fazio presented the volume Exploring Voice and discussed women’s contribution to Italian Canadian literature. The panel "Women and the AICW: 30 Years of Writing" included authors Licia Canton, Delia De Santis, Mary Di Michele, Giulia De Gasperi, Venera Fazio, Connie Guzzo-McParland and Maria Luisa Ierfino.
 
 
Hosted by Marianna Simeone, the event was presented in collaboration with the Frank Iacobucci Centre for Italian Canadian Studies (Toronto) and the Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal.
                                                                                                                                      

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AICW BIENNIAL CONFERENCE

 
AICW’s 18th biennial conference will be held in 2018. Our 16th Biennial Conference, Italian-Canadian Literature: Departures, Journeys, Destinations was held in Padula, Italy, from August 11 to 14, 2016. The official program is available at the link below.