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The World I Want to Dream of
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The World I Want to Dream of

In 1966, at the age of twenty-four, I left Italy, my country of birth, and only sporadically returned to visit relatives and friends. Seldom in touch with Italian news, over the many years, I only recall the major events that the media chose to broadcast about my country. If this detachment appears to be neglect for my place of birth, I would say that it is, in fact, the result of the realization that, once one has gone abroad, any nationalist identity is replaced by a global view of our…

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Life, Possibilities, and the Kalahari’s Many Secrets in The Afrikaner by Arianna Dagnino

Life, Possibilities, and the Kalahari’s Many Secrets in The Afrikaner by Arianna Dagnino

Arianna Dagnino was born in Genova, Italy. After Moscow, London, and Boston, she worked in South Africa as a foreign…

Monica Meneghetti on Upending Conventions and Her Recent Memoir, What the Mouth Wants

Monica Meneghetti on Upending Conventions and Her Recent Memoir, What the Mouth Wants

In her recent memoir, Monica Meneghetti challenges assumptions about relationships between people – some of the things that bring us…

2019 Accenti Contests – Winners Announced

2019 Accenti Contests – Winners Announced

Toronto, May 4, 2019 – The winners of the 2019 Accenti Writing and Photo contests were announced at the Accenti…

Sunday in Woodbridge

Sunday in Woodbridge

I have just returned from Woodbridge, where my mother and father live "behind the Wall." They were all dressed up…

Of Churches, Frescos and Historic Sites

Of Churches, Frescos and Historic Sites

Last November 30, Canadian Heritage Minister Sheila Copps, in a simple but meaningful ceremony, designated Madonna della Difesa Church, in…

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