OCTOBER 26, 2015, 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America, by Kenyon Zimmer, University of Texas at Arlington   From the 1880s through the 1940s, tens of thousands of firs...

E dopo le elezioni Luigi de Magistris vola a New York. Si tratta di una missione istituzionale che lo vedrà impegnato dal 3 al 9 giugno. Fitta l'agenda di appuntamenti, tra i più significativi la conferenza su emigrazione Napoli - New York: Città a confronto, moderata da Anthony Tamburri, preside del John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, is...

Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 6pmA Great Conspiracy against Our Race: Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early 20th Century Peter G. Vellon, Queens College, CUNY   In A Great Conspiracy against Our Race (New York University Press, 2014), Peter Vellon explores how Italian immigrants, a once undesirable and "s...

Begun two years ago, the Calandra Institute's Community Book Club has read together and engaged in fun, funny, argumentative, dynamic, and critical conversation about a whole slew of the greatest Italian American books ever written. And we want you to join us as we continue exploring classic Italian American literature!   Come to our next me...

JOIN USOpening Poster ExhibitionITALIAN HERITAGE & CULTURE COMMITTEE OF NEW YORK, INC.CELEBRATES ANNUAL THEMETUESDAY, March 12, 2013 at 7pmCalandra Institute of CUNY, at25 West 43rd Street, 17th FlrNew York, NY The President/Chair and Board of Directors of the IHCC-NY, Inc. have announced the first in a series of events for 2013: Year of Itali...

Arrivarono in California per cercare l'oro e lo trovarono, ma era l'oro della terra del Golden State dove gli italiani fecero fortuna come agricoltori, pescatori, viticultori. Un documentario racconta le loro storie e la loro identità culturale, ieri e oggi In questo documentario del 2013 Gianfranco Norelli e Suma Kurien raccontano degli immigrati...

December 7, 06:00 pm - 07:30 pmJohn D Calandra Italian American Institute (CUNY)25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY Frank Polizzi will provide an overview of his new book of sonnets, A New Life with Bianca, highlighting the important influences on this project. There will be a video with music that illuminates Michael McCurdy's engravings, including th...

Please join us on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Calandra Institute for a series of presentations and entertainments examining and celebrating contemporary Calabrian culture. Poetry readings, historical and sociological discussions, and two film screenings are just a sampling of the schedule for a full day's immersion in all things Calabrese. L...

In the early twentieth century, U.S. recording companies began producing records of music from the traditions of various recent immigrant groups. These recordings included folk music, topical songs rendered by popular singers, as well as instrumental pieces and audio from live theater performances. Paese Mio Bello is a collection of these early 78-...

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6pmJoseph Sciorra, Calandra Institute, Queens College, CUNY For more than a century, Italian-American Catholics in New York City have developed a varied repertoire of devotional art and architecture to create sacred spaces in their homes and neighborhoods, spaces outside of but in relationship to the consecrated halls of loc...