italytime Centro Culturale Italiano di New York in collaboration with The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute announces the International Competition for New Italian Theater titled "The Kindly Narrator" Admission to the Competition is open to anyone. Rules for Entering the International Competition for New Italian Theater "The Kindly Narrat...

L’emigrazione tra la fine dell’800 e la prima metà del ‘900, tra  sofferenze e  sogni divenuti realtà; l’importanza di far conoscere  alle giovani generazioni di italo-americani personaggi del profondo Sud dell’Italia che hanno contribuito alla crescita economica, sociale e culturale degli Stati Uniti. «Aiutare tanti italoamericani a sentirsi fieri...

Citizens of Italian descent comprise a significant percentage of South Louisiana's total population, and have had a tremendous impact on Louisiana culture, from architectural masonry to foodways to jazz and brass band music. In Independence, the proportion of Italian residents is conspicuous in that Italian-Americans outnumber any other cultural gr...

Father’s Day is the day for all dads, and for me it means so much in so many ways. My dad came to America when he was just 15 years old, alone and on a boat from Italy. In 1927, that journey took almost a month. When he arrived to Ellis Island in New York, he was processed along with the thousands of other wide-eyed, scared immigrants. Once he comp...

Two-Day Workshop. Wednesday, June 28-Thursday, June 29. 9:30am-4:30pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036 Come to a free, two-day digital storytelling workshop and create a brief video that tells your or your family's immigrant story. On June 28-29, staff from the Immigration History Res...

L’Università della Calabria si appresta ad ospitare, nei prossimi giorni, un evento culturale di assoluta rilevanza, che pone sul tappeto uno spettro ampio di questioni, riflessioni, orizzonti di ricerca, relativi al tema della diaspora italiana nel mondo, della migrazione, dell’identità. L’Italian Diaspora Studies Summer Seminar, giunto quest’anno...

Carol Faenzi is a board member of the Italian Heritage Society of Indiana and also the author of "The Stonecutter's Aria", a book that tells stories about Italian emigration to the US. She's the perfect person, a kind and proud Italian American who lives in Indiana, to talk about Italy in the "Hoosier State". We thank her and welcome her on We the...

Good news! If you're a current subscriber to the Italian American Review, you will soon be receiving Volume 7, Number 1, if you haven't already. If you don't currently subscribe to the journal, we invite you to take a look at the contents below and consider subscribing. Volume 7, Number 1 is the first issue under editor Marcella Bencivenni. The new...

When Cayuga Museum Executive Director Eileen McHugh was approached by a group of Italian-Americans suggesting her museum create an exhibit showcasing their heritage, she knew it would be a great place for it. "It's been on our radar for a long time to do a blue-collar Auburn exhibit," McHugh said. "Immigration is also very much in the news right n...

Bill Cellini Jr. is a true blue expert in Italian ancestry. For about thirty years, he has been holding seminars and workshops across the United States, to teach Italian-Americans how to trace back to their roots. Between 1876 and 1930, out of the 5 million migrants who embarked from Italy to the U.S., 80 % came from Southern Italy, mainly from Cal...