On the occasion of its fortieth anniversary, the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations calls for applications for the Carlo Bellini Dissertation Fellowship. The Fellowship will be offered every second year to a doctoral student (D.M.L.; Ed.D.; Ph.D.) writing a dissertation on a topic pertinent to Italy and...

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Italian American Review *deadline for submissions extended to May 15* Italian and Italian-American food has a long history in the homes, markets, and restaurants of the United States. For many immigrants, the hunger and food shortages associated with la miseria (literally, "misery") were a primary motivation...

di Maurita Cardone   I volti segnati dal lavoro, le insegne su cui campeggiano nomi e cognomi dal suono familiare, simboli religiosi, gesti noti: lo sguardo scorre sulle immagini e riconosce i segni di una storia collettiva, quella degli italiani d'America.   La mostra Reframing Italian America: Historical Photographs and Immigrant Re...

October 13, 2015, 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm.John D. Calandra Italian American Institute25 West 43rd Street, 17th FloorNew York, N.Y. 10036 This symposium will revisit aspects of the Italian diaspora in North America in its numerous manifestations: anthropological, cultural, aesthetic, etc. The panel will also include a discussion on the internation...

Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 Hours: 6pm Venue: NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo', 24 West 12th Street Organized by: Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo' In collaboration with: ICI, Consulate general of Italy in New York, Centro Primo Levi, Italian Academy, CUNY's John Calandra Italian American Institute.Film Screening: Oro Macht Frei (2013) by Jeff...

Gli studi italoamericani diventano un ponte tra l'Italia e l'America e da New York attraversano l'Atlantico per arrivare in Calabria. Un incontro che si concretizza in un accordo tra il John D. Calandra Italian American Institute del Queens College (CUNY) e l'Università della Calabria.   A firmare l'accordo sono stati, lunedì 6 ottobre, nell...

This symposium will continue the discussion begun during the first encounter of "I giovani italiani di New York."   Panelists will come from a variety of professions and speak to their experiences as young Italians and the challenges they face in today's fast-paced professional worlds.  

Wednesday, October 29 The Watts Towers — a complex of multistoried structures decorated in pique assiette — were created over the course of three decades by a determined artist, Sabato "Sam" Rodia, an Italian immigrant laborer who wanted to do "something big" and ended up creating an internationally renowned architectural wonder.   Featurin...

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 6pmThe Good Son: The Life of Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini(2012), 90 min. - Jesse James Miller, dir.   Youngstown, Ohio, native Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini made his professional boxing debut in 1979. His father Lenny had been a top-ranked contender who lost his best chance at a championship when he was drafted into Wor...

The Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance (ILICA) is a not for profit foundation dedicated to the promotion of the Italian language as an instrument of understanding and study of a culture in continuous evolution, directed at not only Americans of Italian origin, but all those who share an interest in learning the Italian language as a key to un...