"Queer Italian-Canadian anthology seeks to fuse identities and broaden acceptance"

July 29, 2021 by Dept. of Italian Studies


“In addition to having an impact on the literary community, this anthology has started important conversations about queerness in the Italian-Canadian community and its institutions, such as Villa Charities and the Association of Italian-Canadian Writers,” says Frascà. “For one, it can help young Italian-Canadians who are queer feel that they have support when it comes to trying to reconcile these identities that sometimes are at odds with one another.

Sean McNeely of A&S News spoke with Licia Canton and Prof. Paolo Frascà about the launch of "Here and Now: An Anthology of Queer Italian-Canadian Writing"  Read the full piece on the Faculty of Arts & Science news website.