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Wilfrid Laurier University Laurier Brantford
December 2, 2016
Canadian Excellence

Dr. Monica Stellin

Associate Professor, Italian Studies Coordinator

Contact Information
Phone: (519) 884-0710 ext.2400

Office Location: BA408 Bricker Academic Building
Office Hours: Tue & Thur 9:00 - 10:00 am or by appointment
Personal Website:
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Academic Background
  • Ph.D. Italian Studies, University of Toronto
  • M.A., University of Toronto, Department of Italian Studies
  • Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Straniere [Baccalaureate in English and German Languages and Literatures], Universitŕ degli Studi di Udine, Italy, (summa cum laude)

Other Positions: 

  • Adjunct Associate Professor, St. Jerome’s University, University of Waterloo

  • Research Fellow, Frank Iacobucci Centre for Italian Canadian Studies, University of Toronto.

Books Authored:

  • Bridging the Ocean: Italian Literature of Migration to Canada, Forum [U P, Italy], 2005.
  • Il mosaico dinamico: Il multiculturalismo in Canada, Forum [U P, Italy], 1999.
  • From Sea To Sea: An Illustrated History of the Fogolârs Federation of Canada, Fogolârs Federation of Canada, 1999.

Book Edited as Special Issue of Referred Journal:

  • The Virtual Piazza: The Representation of Italian Culture in the Media, Special Issue of Italian Canadiana, vol. 19, 2005.

Recent Articles and Chapters in Books:

  • ‘La presenza culturale friulana e veneto-giuliana in Canada’, Itineranze e Transcodificazioni: Scrittori Migranti dal Friuli Venezia Giulia al Canada, Alessandra Ferraro e Anna Pia De Luca eds., with an introduction by Joseph Pivato. Udine, Forum [U P, Italy], 2008. 35-49.
  • ‘On the Multi-Textuality and Marketing of “Italianicity” in the Global Media’, in Shaping History: L’identitŕ italocanadese nel Canada anglofono, eds. Anna Pia De Luca and Alessandra Ferraro, Forum [U P, Italy], 2005. 145-53.
  • From Paese to Virtual Piazza: On Italian Culture and Media in Canada’, The Virtual Piazza, 2005. 41-55.
  • ‘Between Diaspora and Global Icon: On the Representation of “Italicity” in Global Media’, Italian Canadiana, vol. 17, 2003. 15-35.

Recent Conference Papers and Guest Lectures:


Additional Information

Research Interests:

Italian ethnicity and media representation, Italian literature of migration to Canada, Canadian multiculturalism.