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The Italian Question

Franca Iacovetta was a principal co-investigator with Gabriele Scardellato, Mariano Elia Program in Italian Canadian Studies, York University, of a $645,000 grant from the Canadian Historical Recognition Program (2010-12) for The Faces and Memories of Internment, a public history project meant to better educate Canadian students and the wider public about the events and debates related to the internment of Italian Canadians in the Second World War.

The project's three elements included a documentary, an interactive website, and the development of curricular materials for classroom teaching.

To download the documentary, The Italian Question: The Internment of Itallian Canadians during World War Two, produced by Aysha Productions, 2012, directed by Sunny Yi, go to: