Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 6pm - John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor - New York, N.Y. 10036. On Second Thought: Learned Women Reflect on Profession, Community, and Purpose. By Luisa Del Giudice, Independent Scholar In these dynamic essays (University of Utah Press, 2017) thirteen scholars explore the ways...

The story of Sabato Rodia needs to be known by every Italian, wherever they live. When he built the Watts Towers, Rodia achieved something very unique. That must have been why the Beatles decided to put him on the cover of their famous Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, together with other famous and celebrated people: he's the one on upper rig...