Thursday October 25 from 19:00 to 21:00 EDT. Italian Charities of America - 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, New York 11373. Donation $5.00. As part of our Italian American Month Lecture Series we welcome our guest speaker, Mario Toglia. Mario Toglia is a retired NYC language teacher, an avid researcher, an author and executive board member of the Ital...

Last Sunday’s historic tour of the Italian fishing community in the late 19th and first half of the 20th century was sponsored by a group unfamiliar to this writer – the Italian American Studies Association. Founded in 1966 by a group of historians, educators, sociologists and other interested persons, the IASA focusses on “the interdisciplinary st...

“AMAZING! Guardate quanti studenti ci sono stamattina all’inaugurazione del nuovo corso di #AmericanStudies all’Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro! Sono felicissima che così tanti ragazzi e ragazze siano interessati a intraprendere questo percorso di studi”. La Console Generale Countryman ha postato questo tweet dopo aver preso parte con il R...

Call for Papers - “The Conflicts of Immigration Past and Present: The Position[ing] of Italians and the Diaspora”. October 18-20, 2018. Submission Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018. Upload/submit proposals to Submittable: https://italianamericanstudies.submittable.com/submit - For inquiries, please contact the conference committee at: IASAConference...

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 (...