by Anthony J. Tamburri   Study Italian Diaspora Culture. In Calabria through a Unique Summer Program. This three-week summer program at the University of Calabria (Arcavacata di Rende) takes place June 15th through July 3rd and is designed to introduce participants (doctoral students and professors) to cultural studies of the Itali...

Dr. Rosemary Serra, a leading research sociologist from the University of Trieste in Italy, has come to New York as a visiting research scholar at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College, City University of New York, to investigate the status of Italian American identity within the greater New York area.   The tool...

The Calandra Institute presents an exhibition by Lo Studio dei Nipoti ("The Studio of the Grandchildren"), a nonprofit artist collective for U.S. artists of southern Italian ancestry. The works featured here, by artists Nancy Agati, Cianne Fragione, Rose Michelle Taverniti, and Marisa Tesauro, represent an effort to engage with immigrant culture in...

Directed by Evan T. CummingsTranslated by Francesco Meola and Evan T. CummingsStarring Francesco Meola and others TBA. Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 6 p.m.John Jay College of Criminal Justice Alumni Association899 10th Avenue, #623, New York, NY   A very special world premiere of a play discovered by Evan T. Cummings in his attic. Cummings'...

GENERAL DUTIES - Writes and prepares written material on a variety of topics such as students, alumni, faculty, campus facilities, academic programs, and/or events. - Researches and writes news releases, brochures, profiles, announcements, e-news stories and other materials as needed - Reviews and proofreads drafts prepared by other staff - Pro...

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Calandra Institute's 2016 College Scholarship Handbook. This directory provides information on well over one hundred scholarships available to Italian American students and students of Italian studies.   Please be advised that the Calandra Institute does not provide additional scholarship inf...

da Goffredo Palmerini   C'è sempre un affanno a riordinare idee ed emozioni, quando si rientra da un viaggio all'estero. Specie quando ormai s'attendono il racconto. E quando capita che si torni d'ottobre da New York, nel periodo di maggior opportunità per essere quello il mese canonico della cultura italiana nella Grande Mela, e del Columbu...

di Gianna Pontecorboli   Esuli, rifugiati o emigranti? Quando si parla dell'emigrazione intellettuale italiana negli Stati Uniti alla fine degli anni '30, e soprattutto di quella ebraica, i termini si confondono spesso. A cercar di chiarire la questione da un punto di vista storico, però , e' stata nei giorni scorsi Alessandra Gissi, ricerca...

Exhibition opening: Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6pm On view: September 19, 2014-January 9, 2015Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm Roundtable discussion: Monday, November 3, 2014, 6pm Italian Americans, mostly from Sicily, make up about a quarter of the population of Gloucester, Massachusetts--the oldest fishing port in the United States. Ma...

by Maria Antonella Mannino Sembra poter condensare in sé l'idea di una sorta di sicilianità ubiqua ed universale, l'immagine dal titolo Frank, scattata dal fotografo Paul Cary Goldberg, parte della serie Tutta La Famiglia: a Photographic Exhibition of Community Life in Gloucester, Massachusetts, esposta fino al 9 gennaio al John D. Calandra Italia...