Italian American Studies Association

Apr 02, 2015 623

IASA menber Jerome Krase reports on "Seeing Brooklyn Change": A Call for Student Researchers, Photographers, and Videographers: More than 30 years ago, Brooklyn College students, under my direction, created an exhibit that photographically documented life in the borough's Italian American neighborhoods. It was the centerpiece of a conference and also toured Italy.

At the Center for Italian American Studies I am directing a new project to return to these neighborhoods, which have changed greatly. Motivated students are needed to record the visual impacts of new ethnic and immigrant groups that have come to share, and in some cases dominate, once "Italian American" neighborhoods such as Bensonhurst and Canarsie.

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