Italian-Indigenous Connections by Emily MonroyJune 1, 2021 On February 17, I saw an announcement in a local Italian-Canadian paper on an upcoming presentation titled “Italian-Canadian-Indigenous Connections” at the University of Toronto’s […]Read more
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Who’s Hispanic? Who’s Filipino? Part Two
Who’s Hispanic? Who’s Filipino? Part Two by Emily Monroy April 1, 2018 This article is a follow-up to “Who’s Hispanic? Who’s Filipino.” The gist of my original article: the Philippines […]Read more
Who’s Hispanic? Who’s Filipino?
Who’s Hispanic? Who’s Filipino? by Emily Monroy January 15, 2016 A few years ago, I wrote an essay called ‘Who’s White?’ I asked this question about several individuals, both famous […]Read more
Vivien Leigh, Anglo-Indian?
Vivien Leigh, Anglo-Indian? by Emily Monroy August/September 2015 Last December marked the 75th anniversary of the movie Gone with the Wind. The film, like the historical novel by Margaret Mitchell on […]Read more
Trayvon and George, A Year Later
Trayvon and George, A Year Later by Emily MonroyJuly/August 2014 It's been over a year now since the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman in Sanford, […]Read more
Who’s White? by Emily Monroy April – May 2014 The George Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin case has put the subject of race front and centre in the American public mind. […]Read more
Mixed-Race Scandinavians by Emily MonroyApril – May 2014 One day last December I was shopping at Toronto’s Kensington Market and saw a car with a sticker of the Danish flag […]Read more
Amanda Martinez’s Sola
Amanda Martinez’s Sola A Canadian musical artist reaches out to her Latin roots April/May 2007 – The Multiracial Activist by Emily Monroy Lately, it seems, we are witnessing an […]Read more
What is a creole?
What is a creole? by Emily Monroy July-October 2005 “Creole” is one of those words that like “humanist,” “secular” and “liberal” can mean anything and everything depending on where, when […]Read more
To clone or not to clone
To clone or not to clone by Emily MonroyJuly-October 2005 The picture in the paper immediately caught my eye: a blonde with an adorable tabby kitten in her arms. The […]Read more