Linda Jennings, director of the History Room at the Herrin City Library, can trace the lineage of many of the Italian families in Herrin and Energy to the tiny northern Italian village of Cuggiono, just west of Milan. At the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries, more than 5,000 immigrants left Cuggiono, searching for better live...

The 2016 Presidential elections give us the opportunity to talk about the political behavior of the Italian Americans through their experience, from the first days to these years. It is a very interesting topic, which we address by meeting with one of the most prominent experts about this topic, Prof. Stefano Luconi. Watch out, this is going to be...

Un'opera dedicata alla grande emigrazione italiana tra Otto e Novecento e che il presidente della Repubblica, Giorgio Napolitano, ha definito "una vera e propria summa di un fenomeno che ha segnato indelebilmente la storia del nostro Paese".   È il Dizionario Enciclopedico delle Migrazioni Italiane. Tiziana Grassi ha intervistato Enzo Caffar...

by Mike Pignataro   If Hoboken seems crowded today, with a population just over 50,000, imagine how crowded it was between 1892 – 1924, the peak period of U.S. immigration.   Following the Immigration Act of 1891, which established federal control over immigration, Hoboken's—and the entire country's—demographics changed dramatically....

by Anthony J. Tamburri   The Italian Diaspora Studies Summer School is a three-week summer program at the University of Calabria (Arcavacata di Rende) that takes place June 15th through July 3rd. The Summer School is designed to introduce participants to cultural studies of the Italian Diaspora from a variety of academic perspectives and to...

Their parents didn't immigrate to America. They are not first, second or third generation Italian-Americans. They work in research laboratories at UW, the Hutch, and Seattle Children's Research Institute. They work at Microsoft and Boeing, Amazon and start-up companies. They are the new Italians living and working in Seattle, and they want to creat...

Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - Hours: 6PM Venue: Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065Michele Petruzziello: Good Bye My Love-Opening A Journey of Italian Immigration to the US through the Eyes of the Lens There is a new wave of Immigration from Italy to the US. Are young people immigrating for the...

by Roberto Bonzio   Quando Palo Alto e dintorni non erano ancora Silicon Valley ma un giardino fertilissimo, che forniva frutta e verdura a mezza America, gli immigrati italiani furono protagonisti del suo straordinario sviluppo agricolo. Interi gruppi di famiglie trapiantati in una zona che ricordava per clima e geografia il loro Belpa...

Anche per l'anno 2016 la MIB School of Management di Trieste, con il patrocinio del Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della cooperazione Internazionale e in collaborazione con ICE/ITA Agenzia per la promozione all'estero e l'internazionalizzazione delle imprese italiane, promuove e organizza il corso di formazione manageriale "Origini Italia" destina...

Si sono ricongiunti ed abbracciati, simbolicamente, questa mattina, nella grande piazza di Canicattini Bagni, a distanza di quattro anni dalla visita della delegazione canicattinese in America, guidata allora dal sindaco Paolo Amenta, le due anime della città di Canicattini Bagni, quella incastonata tra gli Iblei, e quella rappresentata da generazi...