di Marco Pedersini "Come hai potuto lasciare le meraviglie dell'Italia? Io e i miei amici sogniamo di andare a viverci e tu sei venuta negli Stati Uniti...". È questa domanda di uno studente di architettura, a Long Island, che ha spinto Elena Attala Perazzini a scrivere il suo terzo libro, Via da noi (Barbera editore). La sua risposta ha il volto...

Ronald Donatucci, esponente del Comitato Nazionale del Partito Democratico degli Stati Uniti d'America, ha visitato il Museo della storia dell'immigrazione italiana di Philadelphia nella giornata di venerdì, 21 novembre.   Hanno partecipato all'evento Pasquale Nestico, fondatore e presidente emerito di Filitalia International, nonché consigl...

The bay area is an eclectic mix of houses and people reflecting a unique blending of styles and cultures. Perhaps that's why this area was the chosen home for my Italian grandparents, uncles and aunts who came to America during the great Migration.   The different styles and backgrounds they brought with them grace our family heritage with p...

Sunday 10/4/2015, 2:30 PM. With author Mario B. Mignone. Books will be available for purchase and autographing by the author. Dean Sacha Kopp (Arts and Sciences, Stony Brook University) will moderate this presentation along with a panel of commentators: New York State Senator, Kenneth P. La Valle; Professor Luigi Fontanella (Sto...

Sport is a very important topic in our trip around the US looking for how, when and where Italians have left positive contributions to the growth of the American society. Sport champions are often true heroes, especially in the US: and some of those heroes have been Italian Americans, inspiring a strong and justified sense of pride in those fellow...

Deputy Foreign Minister with the remit for policies regarding Italians abroad Bruno Archi made a visit this morning to the National Museum of Italian Emigration, part of the Vittoriano museum complex in Rome. Participants in the visit included members of parliament elected in foreign jurisdictions and members of the Committee on Questions Concernin...

Posted by Mario Angotta After its World Premiere at the New York International Film Festival, where it won the Best Documentary Award, Immigrant Son has gone on to garner awards and win praise domestically and abroad from both critics and scholars alike.   It tells the story of by a great- grandson of Italian immigrants who came to NYC, eve...

by Barbara Gigante "Un'opera oltre ogni estetico controllo" questa l'efficace, elegante definizione targata Anthony Tamburri di Ellis Island, libro dell'italoamericano Robert Viscusi, presentato il 30 settembre all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura a New York.   Tamburri, della CUNY, è un nome ormai sinonimo di esperienza nel campo dell'italiani...

By Nicola Colella   Can you imagine what it was like to say goodbye to your family, your home and your friends? To leave for a strange country, not knowing the language, and with little or no money? Who would do such a thing? Why would anyone do something so drastic?The following is not "pretty story." It is however a TRUE STORY that ends we...

In the early 1900s, the Jacuzzi family moved to the United States and settled in California. The family began working in aviation, creating a propeller known as the "Jacuzzi toothpick," and later, designing the first enclosed cabin monoplane. A few years later, in the 1920s, the Jacuzzi family turned their attention towards agriculture. In 1925, t...