Imagine 600,000 Italians in America, good honest hardworking people. Imagine them all of a sudden branded as enemy aliens, discriminated, questioned, moved to internment camps. Imagine that they are prohibited to work, to live in their own homes, to travel more than 5 miles. Imagine them forced to prove their innocence, for a charge they don't even...

The annual gathering of the National Italian American Foundation in celebration of Italian American heritage was held the weekend of November 4 in Washington D.C. The NIAF 42nd Anniversary Gala Weekend program consisted of a medley of events, from entertainment to education. Italian Americans from Sicily, this year’s region of honor, were particula...

The National Italian American Foundation will celebrate its 42nd Anniversary Gala Weekend November 3-5, 2017! Join us in Washington, D.C. on Friday, November 3, 2017 and Saturday, November 4, 2017 for what is sure to be another very special weekend of Italian American pride at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Please check back to view th...

Quando si dice Italia si dice cultura del cibo e prodotti gastronomici di qualità. Ma in un mondo  su cui pesa sempre più l’impatto della attività antropiche, con una popolazione crescente e risorse sempre più scarse, l’industria alimentare e il made in Italy affrontano nuove e decisive sfide. Di questi temi si è parlato alla Montclair State Univer...

"How Pasta Fazool is Destroying Your Heritage". March 17 (Friday)   7:30 pm. Italian American Studies Association Long Island Regional Chapter Meeting. Speaker: Donna Chirico, Ed.D., Professor of Psychology, and Dean of Arts and Sciences, York College, CUNY.  In this lecture, Professor Chirico will focus on how language influences the development o...

The American Studies Association of Italy (AISNA - Associazione Italiana di Studi Nord-Americani) – that fosters exchange and debate in the fields of North American literature and language, history, politics, society, cinema - is in very good hands. In fact, Elisabetta Vezzosi, full professor of North American history at the University of Trieste (...

Call for Papers — Faith, (Ir)reverence, and the Italian Diaspora Fifty Years of Italian American Studies. Marriott Wardman Park 2660 Woodley Road NW Washington, DC 2008. November 2-4, 2017. Submission Deadline: June 15, 2017. Upload/submit proposals to Submittable: https://italianamericanstudies.submittable.com/submit. For inquiries, please contact...

di Stefano Luconi   Italian American Studies Association, Hofstra University, Hempstead (NY), 29 novembre-1 dicembre 2012 L'iscrizione della pietra tombale di Edward I. Koch, l'ex sindaco di New York recentemente scomparso, riporta la citazione delle ultime parole di Daniel Pearl, il giornalista del «Wall Street Journal» decapitato da terro...

The symposium "Italian Identity in the Third Millennium" is a continuation--a sort of inter-mission-of the last three symposia ILICA, the Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance, has sponsored on the topic.   After two events last fall and a third this past spring in Rome, ILICA concludes this discussion in November. This event, in the mean...

Italian-American Foodways: Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Italian American Review Italian and Italian-American food has a long history in the homes, markets, and restaurants of the United States. For many immigrants, the hunger and food shortages associated with la miseria (literally, "misery") were a primary motivation for emigration, and...