Here’s an interesting exhibition for history buffs and Lower East Siders alike: The Lung Block, a New York City Slum and Its Forgotten Italian-American Community,” is digging into the parallel stories of a displaced Italian community on The Lower East Side in the 1930’s and our present day sagas of gentrification and immigration challenges.  The ex...

The “Italian Diaspora Studies Association”, in conjunction with the Department of Humanities at the University of Calabria, located in Rende, a few kilometers outside Cosenza (Calabria, Italy), has launched a new residential writing program dedicated to the topic of “Cultural Heritage and Memory”. With the Patronages of the Canadian Embassy of Rome...

It may surprise no one to see names like "The Russo Family" from Sicily, Italy, or Anton Ivanovich Malygin from St. Petersburg, Russia, inscribed on Ellis Island's American Immigrant Wall of Honor — a manifestation of common migration patterns to the United States from Europe more than a century ago. But on a nearby panel, reflecting the Upper New...

L'iscrizione all'AIRE produrra' i suoi effetti a decorrere dalla data in cui il cittadino aveva presentato l'istanza all'Ufficio Consolare: significativo contributo dell'Amministrazione all'innovazione e alla certezza del diritto. Il Decreto Legge 25 marzo 2019 n. 22 (c.d. "Decreto Brexit") contiene, al fine di rendere piu' spedita e certa la decor...

Alla vigilia del Seminario di Palermo, al quale parteciperanno giovani italiani provenienti da tutti i continenti, rappresentanti delle Istituzioni, delle Consulte regionali, giornalisti della carta stampata e della televisione, nonché alcuni rappresentanti dei Comites, il Consiglio Generale degli italiani all’Estero, grazie al lavoro preparatorio...

GODERE DELLA PIÙ BELLA VISTA di Manhattan. Scoprire gli artisti emergenti più interessanti. Fare romantiche passeggiate nei distretti storici ricchi di brownstone (tipiche case dell’Ottocento in arenaria rossa). Assaggiare i piatti più esotici nelle fiere del cibo da strada numero uno in America. Assistere a un grande evento sportivo o a un mega co...

Sunday April 28, 2019, 2 pm. – Italian Cultural Center (ICC), 64 Brookwood Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404. $5 for Members, $7 for Non-members, Reservation deadline, April 23. Dr. Douglas KenningExplore the great wave of Italians and Eastern European Jews at the turn of the 20th century (the Ellis Island generation) and the Hispanic-Asian immigration...

The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia clearly demonstrated how far Italian Americans have risen in the U.S. since our ancestors arrived more than a century ago. Aside from the presidency, there is no more important or prestigious position in our country than being a Supreme Court Justice. And we had not just one, but two, including Justice...

A historical marker on the lawn of Our Lady of the Lake Church along oxbow Lake Chicot's shoreline sums up a melancholy episode from the end of the 19th century: "In 1895, Austin Corbin, a New York banker and land developer, working with immigration officials, brought 100 families from north central Italy to grow cotton at Sunnyside, a plantation l...

Tuesday, April 23. 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM. The Italian Cultural Foundation at Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Avenue, Staten Island, New York, New York 10301. $15 Member, $20 Non-member. Register Now! Refreshments and a light reception will follow. It is a well known fact that Italians have for centuries emigrated to many parts of the world, including our own...