FAU student archive seeks to preserve Italian culture

May 04, 2017 1239

FAU has international students from all over the world who attend classes on its South Florida campuses. For many of these students, the new college atmosphere is not the only thing they have to adjust to — they have to fit their cultural backgrounds into their South Florida surroundings.

Three FAU graduate students from Italy have decided to reserve a space for these cultural experiences by creating an indefinitely expanding archive of recorded interviews that reveals a snapshot of Italian-American culture in South Florida. FAU graduate students Vincenza Iadevaia, Viviana Pezzullo and Federico Tiberini are all international students who have recognized that college-age Italians are not the only ones struggling to uphold their cultural identities in this new location.

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SOURCE: http://ciaostl.com

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