More than twenty years ago, Gabriele Scardellato lamented the dearth of attention to Italian Canadians living “beyond the frozen wastes” (Scardellato 1989). There have been modest advances since that time, including Patricia K. Wood’s Nationalism...
BC Studies no. 173 Spring 2012 | Page(s) 160-62
According to Patricia Wood, ethnic studies in Canada – or at least the study of Italian immigrants and their descendants – is at best a marginal or fringe activity in the Canadian academy. She complains,...
BC Studies no. 147 Autumn 2005 | Page(s) 123-7
Historical redress is a touchy subject and should be handled with care. At root, it is a question about what to address. InJustice Served is funded by the vaguely termed “Community Historical Recognition Program” (CHRP),...
BC Studies no. 182 Summer 2014 | Page(s) 235-234
In The Wheel Keeper , first-time novelist Robert Pepper-Smith, an instructor at Malaspina University College in Nanaimo, British Columbia, has written an engaging and often enchanting tale that draws heavily on three generations of the...
BC Studies no. 147 Autumn 2005 | Page(s) 132-4
This book is part of the Canadian Government’s “Community Historical Recognition Program” (CHRP), a five-year effort to revisit uncomfortable moments in its past. It re-examines the experiences of so-called Italian enemy aliens during the Second...
BC Studies no. 182 Summer 2014 | Page(s) 234-235
During the early decades of the twentieth century, a number of Japanese Canadian photographers established studios in British Columbia, where they plied their trade. In the process of doing so, these photographers also produced a...