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Abril Liberatori

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Department of History

Assistant Professor
Mariano A. Elia Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies

Office: 2186 Vari Hall
Email: abrill@yorku.ca


Abril Liberatori is the new Mariano A. Elia Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies at York University. She received her PhD in History from York University in 2017. A historian by training, her research focuses on the experiences of Italian Canadians in the post-Second World War period. She is particularly interested in ethnic identity formation, as well as gender, transnational, and oral history. She has published on topics such as language, memory, music, and food among Italian immigrants in North and South America.  Dr. Liberatori also has experience in the public sector, having worked at the Office of the Ontario Ombudsman. She has taught courses on Canadian history, social history, and global history. 

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Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/IT1791 6.0 A Italians in North America LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/IT1791 6.0 A Italians in North America LECT


Abril Liberatori is the new Mariano A. Elia Chair in Italian-Canadian Studies at York University. She received her PhD in History from York University in 2017. A historian by training, her research focuses on the experiences of Italian Canadians in the post-Second World War period. She is particularly interested in ethnic identity formation, as well as gender, transnational, and oral history. She has published on topics such as language, memory, music, and food among Italian immigrants in North and South America.  Dr. Liberatori also has experience in the public sector, having worked at the Office of the Ontario Ombudsman. She has taught courses on Canadian history, social history, and global history. 


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/IT1791 6.0 A Italians in North America LECT


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/IT1791 6.0 A Italians in North America LECT