Maria Pia Spadafora

Maria Pia Spadafora is a graduate student with a keen interest in translation and Italian Canadian literature and culture as well as in diaspora studies. In 2019 she completed an MA in Modern Languages and Literature, presenting as a final dissertation the translation and analysis of Licia Canton’s The Pink House and Other Stories. In June 2019 she attended Licia Canton’s workshops at Unical. Maria Pia is also a creative writer. She enjoys reading and writing short stories as well as drawing. She lives and works in Milan.

This 2021 Conference has been Cancelled.

The next conference will be in Singapore in June of 2022.

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