The Italian American Review is looking for a book review editor and an exhibition review editor. The Italian American Review (IAR), a bi-annual, peer-reviewed journal of Queens College's John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, publishes scholarly articles about the history and culture of Italian Americans, as well as other aspects of the Ital...

By Riccardo Chioni Si è svolta ieri al campus del Hunter College nella Upper East Side la cerimonia annuale che precede il Mother's Day, organizzata dal Italian Heritage and Cultural Committee of New York ai piedi della rappresentazione scultorea "Mother Italy", per rinnovare l'omaggio a tutte le mamme. Alla cerimonia ha partecipato il presidente...

This event is dedicated to an exploration of how the immigrant experiences may negatively impact mental health. The event will include members of the creative team for The Snow Orchid, including Valentina Fratti, and a small panel to discuss the "academic" side of the issue.   This event will be co-sponored by ILICA and it will supply the re...

A new research project looking at how modern Italian culture has developed around the world, to be led by the University of Bristol, has been awarded £1.8million by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).   From the insights it develops into transnational Italian cultures, the project will forge a new framework for the discipline of...

Date: Monday, January 25, 2016 Hours: 6pm Venue: Italian Cultural Institute of new York Organized by: ICI In collaboration with: Consulate General of Italy in New York, Centro Primo Levi, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, Italian Academy, CUNY's John Calandra Italian American Institute. Reserve Book discussion: Primo Levi, The Friend by Bianc...

Dell'esperienza dell'emigrazione-immigrazione tanto si è detto e scritto ma di quel processo di trasformazione restano tuttora in ombra le conseguenze psicologiche.   Eppure il distacco, l'abbandonare ciò che si conosce per l'ignoto, il lasciare le sicurezze per una realtà in cui bisogna reinventarsi e ricostruire una propria identità, è un...

The Philip V. Cannistraro Seminar Series In Italian American Studies at Queens College/CUNY presents Todd Cambio, a luthier, musician and a collector of 78-rpm records of early Italian American music. Cambio will play selections from his compilation "Paese Mio Bello: An Exploration of Early Italian-American Music," and discuss the music, its perfor...

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd street, 17th floor, Manhattan   For more information: 212.642.2094 or www.qc.edu/calandra   Lingue MigrantiThe Global Languages of Italy and the Diaspora

Bordighera Press celebrates 20 years of publishing VIA: Voices in Italian Americana, Italiana, three book series (VIA Folios, Crossings, Saggistica), and the Bordighera Poetry Prize. Bordighera Press publishes literature and poetry by and about Italian and Italian/American authors. Many of our titles are consistently utilized in university courses...

The Italian family has been a quintessential subject for scholarly research and creative work in Italy and among various diasporic communities, with matters relating to children and youth receiving significant exploration.   In the United States, notable inquiries concerning youth issues include sociologist William Foote Whyte...