On March 5, scholar, rseaercher, and bibliographer James Periconi will discuss his landmark book Strangers in a Strange Land: A History of Italian-Language American Imprints, 1830–1945. With essays by Robert Viscusi, Francesco Durante, and Martino Marazzi this is a beaurifully illustrated catalogue of the Italian-language book-publishing industry t...

April 9, 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm John D. Calandra Italian American Institute 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor New York, N.Y. 10036   This event is centered around the two writers Carmine Abate and Amara Lakhous. Carmine Abate grew up in Carlizzi, a small village of the Arbersche community, in southern Calabria. After graduating from the Univers...

April 21, 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute25 West 43rd Street, 17th FloorNew York, N.Y. 10036   Lecture: "Editoria e lettura oggi in Italia " "Editoria e lettura oggi in Italia " discusses book culture in Italy today, analysing the overall state of the pubishing world in Italy and its relationship to a re...

Italytime torna sul palcoscenico con uno dei suoi originali progetti, CINEMA & THEATER, questa volta in coabitazione con l'importante ed esclusivo John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, Cuny. Invitato proprio dal Calandra, il 9 febbraio il regista Bob Giraldi sarà presente alla proiezione di "Dinner Rush", pellicola c...

by Anthony Julian Tamburri   This three-week summer program at the University of Calabria (Arcavacata di Rende) is now in its third edition. The Seminar takes place June 12–30, adiposity 2017 and is designed to introduce participants (doctoral students and professors) to cultural studies of the Italian Diaspora from a variety of academic pers...

Thursday, October 9 Dolores DeLuce, "a five-foot diva in six-inch heels," takes us on the bumpy ride from a bleak New Jersey childhood through her escape to the refuge of the tumultuous post-Stonewall days in 1970s Los Angeles and gay San Francisco. After giving birth to a mixed-race daughter and being rejected by her Italian-American family, DeLu...

November 15 - 2 pm - Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, 310 Genesee St, Utica, New York 13502. Reception and book signing follows in the Edward Wales Root Sculpture Court. In New York and across the U.S., Italian Americans hold dear the cultural and religious traditions of their heritage, including the Nativity scene, or presepe...

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - Queens College - CUNY25 West 43rd Street - New York, NY 10036 Saturday, 14 September 2013 * 9 am - 6 pm   Introduction and objectives of the workshopThis workshop intends to introduce both the high-school and college teacher of Italian to new methodologies in teaching the target langua...

Il Giorno della Memoria a New York viene realizzato per iniziativa del Consolato Generale d'Italia, il Centro Primo Levi, l'IIC, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, l'Italian Academy at Columbia University, il CUNY's John Calandra Italian American Institute e la Scuola d'Italia Guglielmo Marconi.   Il programma 2015 segna il 60mo anniversario...

Joseph Grosso, of Queens College's John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, will again coordinate the 10th annual Anniversary edition of Il Giornalino - The Italian Journal, which highlights the writing ability and creativity of college and high school students enrolled in Italian language classes. Last year, over three hundred works were submi...