IASA Long Island Regional Chapter Annual Luncheon

May 31, 2019 131

Saturday June 1, 12:00 - 4:00 pm. The Pompei Restaurant, 401 Hempstead Avenue, West Hempstead, NY. Admission: $45. Contact: Angela Danzi 516-756-0627/516-485-8620. Sponsored by Italian American Studies Association, Long Island Regional Chapter.

Guest Speaker: Stanislao G. Pugliese, Ph.D., Professor of History, Hofstra University, and co-editor, with Pellegrino D'Acierno, of Delirious Naples. Presenting a conversation about Delirious Naples: A Cultural History of the City of the Sun, a publication of Fordham University Press, 2018. This book is addressed to "lovers of paradoxes" and the editors have done their utmost to assemble a stellar cast of Neapolitan and American scholars, intellectuals, and artists/writers who are strong and open-minded enough to wrestle with and illuminate the paradoxes through which Naples presents itself.

SOURCE: John D. Calandra Italian American Institute

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