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Friday 27 October 2006

Registration open 12.00 noon

13.30-14.30
Plenary I: Professor Coral Ann Howells
“Not Belonging, but Longing”: Shifts of Emphasis in Contemporary Diasporic Writing in Canada

14.30-15.30
Panel Giuridico: Relazioni (chair: Prof Xavier Arbos Marin)
J.Maria Castella Andreu (Università di Barcellona)
Federalismo canadese e domande costituzionali del West
Giancarlo Rolla (Università di Genova)
Federalismo e tutela dei diritti in una società multietnica: il ruolo della giurisprudenza della Corte suprema del canada

Literature I
Simona Bertacco, Università di Milano
A Trans-Canadian Vernacular: Writing and the Boundary
Domenic Beneventi, Université de Sherbrooke
Representing Homelessness in Canadian Urban Literature

15.30 Tea break

16.00-17.30
Panel Giuridico (chair: Prof Xavier Arbos Marin)
Nino Olivetti Rason (Università di Padova)
La giurisprudenza della Corte suprema del Canada e la tutela dell’eguaglianza tra le persone ed i gruppi
Eleonora Ceccherini (Università di Siena)
Il riconoscimento degli inherent rights dei popoli aborigeni
Giuseppe di Genio (Università di Salerno)
Il federalismo canadese come modello di frontiera

CONNECT Program
Christopher Kirkey, SUNY Plattsburgh and George Sulzner, Past-President ACSUS
The CONNECT Program: A Passageway for New Canadianists in the United Kingdom and Italy

17.30-18.30
Plenary II: Professor Michael Behiels
Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms: Transcending Boundaries, Creating Passages, and Offering Sanctuaries

18.30-19.30
Literature II
Licia Canton, Editor-in-Chief, Accenti Magazine
Antonio D'Alfonso and the Passage of Time: From Fabrizio's Passion to A Friday in August
Silva Del Zotto, Universities of Udine and Trieste
Crossing Linguistic Boundaries: The Role of Female Italian-Canadian Writers
as Translators of a Language, a Literature and a Culture
Francesca L'Orfano , Carleton University
Immigrazione in Canada: The Films of Paul Tana

20.30 Dinner


Saturday 28 October 2006

9.00-10.30
Panel Giuridico: Diritti e pluralismo (chair: Nino Olivetti Rason)
Eleonora di Benedetto (Università di Roma )
Il riconoscimento delle differenze e la giurisprudenza della Core suprema in tema di same sex marriage
Alexander Schuster (Università di Trento)
Frontiere culturali e religiose.Modalità di passaggio in Canada ed Europa
Maria Dicosola (Università di Siena)
Judicial balancing between religious freedom and secularism: the duty of accommodation
Arianna Pitino (Università di Genova)
La tutela della salute degli aborigenti in Canada
Marco Gaggero (Università di Torino)
L’accordo tra Primi ministri e leaders delle first Nations
Giuseppe Passaniti (Università di Siena)
Gli Arbitration tribunalsnella realtà multietnica in Canada

Literature III
Eleonora Federici, Università di Trento
A Languaged Self: Translating Aritha van Herk's novels
Michele Lacombe, Trent University
Boundaries, Passages and Sanctuaries in Joseph Boyden`s Three Day Road
Valerio Bruni, Università di Udine
From boundaries to a “sanctuary”: Dorothy Livesay’s Other

Multiculturalism I
Francesca Rosati
Beyond Boundaries: Multiculturalism and Multilingualism in Contemporary Canada
Francesca Vaccarelli, University of Rome
Endangered Languages and Cultures in Canada
Serena Viola, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II
Urban landscape expression, vitality, multiculturality in an identity protection perspective: pedestrian walkways in Montreal


10.30-11.00 Coffee break

11.00-12.30
Panel Giuridico: Immigrazione e frontiere (chair: Eleonora Ceccherini)
Elisabetta Nardi ( Università di Siena
The evil side of porous frontiera:trafficking in human beings
Serena Sileoni (Università di Siena)
The Canadian Cross-Cultural Roundtable on Security
Irene Poggi (Università di Genova)
Canada and immigration
Silvio Boccalatte (Università di Genova)
The right to health and regular (or irregular) immigrants in Canada
Simona Lombardo (Università di Genova)
Profili normativi dell’evoluzione dell’immigrazione in Canada

Literature IV
Anne-Marie Fortier, Université Laval
Le sanctuaire du monde. Lecture du Paradis des apparences de Robert Melançon
Rachel Killick, University of Leeds
‘On va faire un beau p’tit tour dans la forêt enchantée’ Memory and Trauma in Michel Tremblay, Le Premier Quartier de la lune
Sylvain Lavoie, University of Montreal
Abris de fortune sur terrain miné : représentations autochtones dans la dramaturgie canadienne contemporaine

Unsettlings, Remappings and Reconfigurations: The Politics and Poetics of ‘Home’ in Contemporary Canadian Art, Film and Fiction
Anne Gérin, Université of Québec à Montréal
The Frenchification of Montreal: How the Quiet Revolution Re-Zoned the East
David Tavares (University of Ottawa)
Urban Mobilities and the Production of Multicultural Identities and Spaces: Reading the Geographies of Dionne Brand’s Toronto
Lisa Prosper (Carleton University)
Palimpsests of Passage: Representing Canada’s Landscape Heritage in the Paintings of Landon Mackenzie
Peter Hodgins
Unsettling Images: Memory, Language, Landscape and Identity in François Leclerc’s Mémoires Affectives

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-15.00
History
John Harries, University of Edinburgh
Becoming indigenous: the imagining of the native and the paradox of belonging in Canada
Constance Joyce Martin, Université de Paris IV- Sorbonne
A not so Peaceful Sanctuary
Elena Baldassarri, University of Rome 3
The Shared Frontier between Canada and the United States

Multiculturalism II
Oriana Palusci, Università di Trento
From Pier 21 to Corso Italia: gateways to hyphenated identities
Francesca Astengo (l’Université de Montréal)
Freedom of religion and its limits in multicultural Canada

Literature Panel: The Crossing of Borders: Variations on a Theme
Barbara Nugnes (University of Pisa
Jane Urquhart, The Little Flowers of Madame de Montespan
Biancamaria Rizzardi (University of Pisa)
The short stories of Sheila Watson
Andrea Binelli (University of Trento
Jane Urquhart’s novel Away (1993)
Viktoria Tchernichova (University of Pisa)
Howard O’Hagan, Tay John (1939)
Elsa Linguanti (University of Pisa)
Some short stories by Malcolm Lowry

15.00-15.30 Tea break

16.00-17.00
Plenary III: Dr Colin Samson and Mr Napes Ashini
The Benefits of Moving Forward to an Indigenous Hunting Lifestyle: The Quest of the Innu to Combat Assimilation

17.00-18.30
Literature V
Gundula Wilke, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel
“Old World” Discoverers vs. “New World” Cultural Mutineers
R. Mamoli Zorzi, University of Venice
Ondaatje's crossing of geographic, political and cultural borders in Anil's Ghost
Deborah Saidero, University of Udine
Transcending Boundaries, Bridging Cultures: transcultural elements in Janice Kulyk Keefer’s fiction
Eleonora Sasso, “Gabriele d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara
“Graphomania in a flimsy cave”: Margaret Atwood’s inner sanctuaries

Social Sciences
Tracie Scott, Birkbeck College, University of London
Postcolonial Theory and Law: Conceiving of a Postcolonial State
Richard E. Mueller, University of Lethbridge
The Labour Market Consequences of Aboriginal Residential School Attendance

Boundaries and Gender
Patrizia Gentile, Carleton University
‘Is it safe to come out?’: Re-negotiating gay and lesbian space during Canada’s war on queers
Donna Patrick, Carleton University
Constructing ‘boundaries’ and creating ‘sanctuaries’: State processes in urban Aboriginal community-building in Canada
Richard Nimijean, School of Canadian Studies, Carleton University
The Economic Roots of Brand Canada
Pauline Rankin, Director of the School of Canadian Studies, Carleton University
Equality for Export: Canada’s Role in Promoting Gender Mainstreaming Abroad

Close of Conference

20.00 Pizza party

 


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