Il transnazionalismo non è un nuovo fenomeno, la sua esistenza è stata evidenziata anche nei precedenti periodi di emigrazione. L’odierna globalizzazione ha, però, intensificato nuovi flussi migratori che hanno creato nuove comunità etniche transnazionali. Tanti sono stati e ancora lo sono uomini, donne e famiglie italiane che dalla fine dell’Ottoc...

A New York, è “l’avvocatessa che salva gli italiani dai guai”. Avete presente, come nei film, il forestiero dietro le sbarre al commissariato di polizia che chiama il legale capace di far valere i suoi diritti in un Paese che non conosce? Ecco, è un po’ così. Ma Germana Giordano, avvocatessa penalista di 45 anni, dal 1998 a New York, non è una semp...

When you leave your homeland with almost nothing, for a land you don't know, where people you don't know speak a language you don't know, the shock is almost unbearable. That's what happened to millions of Italians during the mass emigration period. The studies about Italian American dialects and how our fellow Italians adapted their way to speak t...

2018 ICI Film Series Presented by Dr. Gus Mastri (April 4, April 11, April 18) - Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library at the University of Louisville - 2215 S 3rd St - Louisville, KY 40208. Dr. Mastri will once again present the ICI film series, with the first installment starting next Wednesday, April 4. This year's films touch on themes of immigratio...

Liam Caruana, che nel circuito junior giocava con accanto la bandierina americana, è un ragazzo ancora poco conosciuto dalla maggior parte degli appassionati di tennis. Liam e la sua famiglia, in realtà, sono italiani anche se vivono negli Stati Uniti. Ora, italiano a tutti gli effetti anche per ITF e ATP, sta scalando molto velocemente la classifi...

“Charles Paterno was seven years old when he left Castelmezzano, a small town in the mountains of Lucania, a Region in the south of Italy, to embark on one of the many ships directed to the United States.” This is the introduction of “The Castle on the Hudson: Charles Paterno and the American Dream”, the new book of the Italian journalist Renato Ca...

Rosa Lappano said Guerin College Preparatory High School holds special meaning to her, especially around St. Joseph's Day. Lappano said she's a Guerin graduate and an Italian immigrant. "I want the traditions to continue from when I went to Guerin," she said. Lappano, along with Guerin students, alumni and friends, attended their annual St. Joseph'...

Hundreds of Four-Staters came out to small-town Scammon, Kansas this afternoon to get some authentic Italian food. Saint Bridget's Church held its annual Italian dinner. For $15 folks could get spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, polenta and much more. All the money raised from the dinner will go towards the church's charity programs and general fund...

She is known as "nonna" in Italian, "abuelita" in Spanish and "Grandma" in English. But across cultures, the grandmother is the matriarch and foundation on which the family unit is built. In ethnically diverse East Boston, home to a large immigrant community, a new mural serves as a visual tribute to grandmothers and the values that residents of wh...

Currently there is a great re-awakening of pride in Italian heritage in Arkansas: and we believe the Arkansas Italian food and culture festival on April 20th and 21st is playing a major role in this reality. This festival will serve as a great way for people of Italian heritage to celebrate the unique, distinct, history of Italy and Arkansas and a...