The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan under the auspices of the Italian Consulate in Detroit presents Tommaso JUGLARIS. An Exhibition Celebrating an Immigrant Artist and the Michigan Capitol's Crowning Art Works.  In Celebration of the year of Italian Culture in the United States The Juglaris exhibition will be on display at the l...

by Antonina Zielinska In the wake of the tragic deaths of over a 100 immigrants off the coast of Italy, the faithful of Italian descent gathered for the 32nd annual Italian Apostolate Day in honor of Our Lady of Pompei. After reciting the Rosary in Italian, the congregation in the Basilica of Regina Pacis, Bensonhurst, recited several Hail Ma...

Italian immigrants entered the Great Plains first as missionaries (Fra Marco da Nizza, 1495-1558 and Eusebio Francisco Kino, 1645-1711 were two) and later as adventurers ( Count Leonetto Cipriani, 1816-1888 and Italian American Charles Siringo, 1855-1928, for example). Since Italy was not a unified country until the Risorgimento (1860-70), early tr...

Verrà presentato domani, 18 giugno, a Roma il "Portale romano sulle migrazioni", iniziativa dei Centri Studi CSER e IDOS con il contributo della Camera di Commercio di Roma. Appuntamento alle 12.00 nella sede del Cser a via Dandolo 58 a Roma.   A presentare il primo portale per la conoscenza degli studi e delle statistiche sulle migrazioni a...

Knowing the existence of a few books about the literary production of the Italians in America - from 1776 to World War II - written by a Neapolitan professor named Francesco Durante, we asked him to be interviewed, not knowing that thanks to him we would discover a world. An exceptional world, information very interesting and known by only a few, w...

di Laura Caparrotti   Vi ricordate quando Gianni Morandi venne attaccato duramente dal popolo di Facebook e da vari politici per aver detto che una volta anche noi eravamo immigrati? Dalle reazioni spropositate sembrò che il popolo italiano si fosse dimenticato le partenze in nave o in treno verso un mondo migliore - e noi non scappavamo nea...

D'improvviso, la California riscopre le sue radici italiane. A febbraio le televisioni pubbliche della California, da San Francisco a San Diego, trasmetteranno due serie di documentari: una sull'epopea degli italiani in America, l'altra sulle vicende dell'emigrazione italiana nel "Golden State".   È un segnale di vitalitá culturale che fa be...

During the 1950s and 1960s, W. 69th Street, north of Detroit, was mostly an Italian neighborhood. Right after WWII, a new wave of Italian immigrants came to the U.S. escaping from the horrors of poverty and the desolation that brought the end of the war.   Some other neighbors came before the war, and helped to welcome new immigrants. The st...

WTI Magazine #2    2013 Oct,25 Author : Davide Arminio      Translation by: ---   Nowadays the valley of Vermejo River, north-east New Mexico, is silent and wild. But a hundred years ago that place was known as Dawson, one of the biggest coal mines in the US, and a community of about 9,000 people lived there. On Oc...

Documents and Artistic Experiences of Early Italian Immigration Call for Essays   The first major wave of immigration from Italy to North America occurred between the second half of the nineteenth century and the First World War. While this phenomenon has been the object of numerous historical, sociological and anthropological studies, it s...