As president and editor of Arba Sicula, a non-profit international organization that promotes the Sicilian language and culture, I am always looking for materials that can help me fulfill the objectives of the association. So, I was pleased to purchase the entire set of publications prepared in the sixties by the National Defense Institute in Monte...

In dedicating his academic career to preserving and celebrating Sicilian language, literature and history, Dr. Gaetano Cippola has engendered countless pages devoted to the beloved island of his birth. While Rome’s emblem boasts an ancient symbol of a wolf suckling its twin founders, Sicily’s emblem packs equal primordial power. Known as the Trinac...

One cannot write about Dr. Gaetano Cipolla’s work without first mentioning his tenacious efforts to introduce Sicilian literature to English speakers. This latest volume on Giovanni Meli’s social philosophy and his views of 18th Century Sicilian politics and economics is his latest contribution to the 16 volumes of the Poets of Arba Sicula Series....

In occasione della presenza a Palermo di Gaetano Cipolla, professore emerito della St. Johns’s University, il Presidente della Regione Siciliana Nello Musumeci ha incontrato alcuni rappresentanti dell’associazionismo siciliano d’emigrazione. A darne notizia è Salvatore Augello, che il 5 giugno scorso ha fatto parte della delegazione insieme al Pres...

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. I AM BOOKS, 189 NORTH STREET, BOSTON, MA 02113. Gaetano Cipolla is a retired professor of Italian and Chairman of the Department of Modern Foreign Languages at St. John’s University in New York City. Cipolla has written numerous scholarly articles on Dante, Petrarch, Tasso, Pirandello, Calvino and others. Some of his e...

On October 7, 2018 Italian Charities of America honored four very special Italian Americans, who have worked very hard at their professions and their dedication to Italian American causes. Italian Charities of America every year sets aside a day to celebrate individuals who are making a difference in society and the Italian American community. This...

The 82nd Annual Awards Dinner for the Elmhurst-based Italian Charities of America (ICA), was held at the Roma View Restaurant in Howard Beach. (L. to r.) ICA President Domenic Giampino; Italian American Community Service Award recipient, Director of Special Programs of the Italian Genealogical Group Mario Toglia; Italian American Leadership Award r...

Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT - Roma View, 160-05 Crossbay blvd, Howard Beach, New York 11414. Italian Charities of America, Inc. cordially invites its members, friends and anyone interested in our organization to join us at our 82nd Annual Dinner Dance. Every year we come together to celebrate the Italian American community in N...

The New York City Premiere of the documentary Sicily: Land of Love and Strife was held on September 12, 2018, for a full house at Goddard Riverside. Because of unexpected building maintenance, the screening was moved from The Bernie Wohl Center to Goddard Riverside. The change, though, did not prevent the crowd from attending this Upper West Side e...