Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 5:30-8pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - Queens College, CUNY - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. The Comitato Società Dante Alighieri NYC invites you to the symposium Between Acceptance and Prejudice: One Hundred Years of Italian E/i[m]migration. This symposium takes its title from the Ital...

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, CUNY, 25 W. 43rd Street, 17th Floor New York NY 10036. Teresa Fiore, Montclair State University. By examining Italy’s long history of worldwide emigration in light of the country’s own colonial legacies and the contemporary transnational migrations directed tow...

On view May 7–September 13, 2019. GALLERY HOURS: MONDAY–FRIDAY, 9AM–5PM. Exhibition Opening: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036 Visual artist John Avelluto revels in mash-ups of sounds, images, products, and ideas where Italy and the United States converge. H...

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. In 1996, Louise DeSalvo, acclaimed modernist scholar and Virginia Woolf biographer, published the memoir Vertigo, "the unlikely narrative of how a working-class Italian American girl became a critic and writer." Almost ten...

The Italian American Review (IAR) is accepting submissions of articles for its Winter 2020 issue (10.1). Authors wishing to have an article manuscript considered for publication should email the following three items in Microsoft Word format as attachments to both the editor, Marcella Bencivenni (mbencivenni@hostos.cuny.edu) and the managing editor...

“Leading Men,” the acclaimed new novel by Christopher Castellani, is the author’s fourth. But, as he told an audience at his March 7 reading at the Calandra Italian American Institute in Manhattan, he considers it his first, or rather, “the first that was fully imagined.” His previous books (“A Kiss from Maddalena,” “The Saint of Lost Things,” and...

Saturday, April 13, 2019, the National Organization of Italian American Women (NOIAW) will hold its annual Gala Luncheon at the St. Regis in Manhattan, Two East 55th Street At, 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022. In addition to honorees Sandra L. DePaolo and Judith A. Salerno, NOIAW will also honor the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute with its...

Thursday, March 28, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. 30 Years of Bordighera Press, featuring Kathy Curto, Sara Fruner, and Angelo Spina. Bordighera Press is internationally recognized as the foremost publisher of italianità in North America. Commemorating thirty years of pub...

Thursday, 03/14/2019 - 6:30pm EST. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, 4 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8604. On the occasion of the publication of: Un biculturalismo negato. La letteratura "italiana" negli Stati Uniti (2018, Franco Cesati Editore) by Anthony Julian Tamburri, Dean, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, CUNY,...