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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Articles and commentaries on news, travel and other topics. Emily Monroy is a professional translator and is of Irish, Italian and Norwegian descent. Born in Windsor, Ontario, she now resides in Toronto. Her articles have appeared in several publications, including Interracial Voice, Cats Canada, and Urban Mozaik.
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