Books – Ethnic Studies
Mennonite Writing in North America
Mennonite writing through the lens of identity.
Italian Anarchists in Canada and the U.S., 1915–1940
Fleeing repression at home and abroad, Italian anarchists established strength through transnationalism.
The English in Canada since 1945
Giving voice to the English immigrant.
Folk Dance, Film, and the Life of Vasile Avramenko
The colourful life of a charismatic champion of Ukrainian independence.
Chilean Exiles in Ontario and Quebec, 1973-2010
Chileans exiled following Pinochet’s coup make homes in Canada.
Finnish Immigration to Soviet Karelia from the United States and Canada in the 1930s
The untold story of the founding and subsequent destruction of a Finnish socialist community in the Soviet Union.
Mennonites and Migration in Canadian Literature
A thoughtful and engaging argument that re-situates the discourse of migrant writing in Canada.
Japanese, Ukrainians, and Scots, 1919–1971
An intriguing study of the roles of ethnic community leaders in shaping Canada’s multiculturalism policy.
Ethno-Religious Identity and the Canadian Prairies
Storied Landscapes is a beautifully written, sweeping examination of the evolving identity of major ethno-religious immigrant groups in the Canadian West. Viewed through the lens of attachment to the soil and specific place, and through the eyes of both the immigrant generation and its descendants, the book compares the settlement experiences of Ukrainians, Mennonites, Icelanders, Doukhobors, Germans, Poles, Romanians, Jews, Finns, Swedes, Norwegians, and Danes.
Italian Postwar Migration to Canada
Families, Lovers, and their Letters takes us into the passionate hearts and minds of ordinary people caught in the heartbreak of transatlantic migration. It examines the experiences of Italian migrants to Canada and their loved ones left behind in Italy following the Second World War, when the largest migration of Italians to Canada took place.