FEBRUARY 01, 2016. 06:00 PM. Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò - 24 West 12th Street- New York, NY 10011. Giorno della Memoria in New York is a collaborative initiative of the Consulate General of Italy with Centro Primo Levi, the Italian Cultural Institute, NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimò, the Italian Academy at Columbia University, CUN...

Two of the five New York borroughs, Queens and Brooklyn, are not only part of New York, but also part of Long Island, at least officially: even so, usually when somebody refers to Long Island thinks about Nassau and Suffolk Counties, not the Queens or Kings (Brooklyn) County.   Long Island is home to many, many Italian Americans. One of them know...

By Irina Dvalidze Who doesn't love Italian food? American adaptations of Italian classics have taken on a flair of their own over the years, and along with the flair came the calories.   Rocco DiSpirito authored the New York Times best-seller Now Eat This! Italian in which he adresses that caloric problem, creating all the best Italian dish...

Il 2 aprile 2014 uscirà per le Edizioni Trabant "Un Italiano in America" di Adolfo Rossi. Il volume è la ristampa dell'opera autobiografica del noto giornalista e diplomatico originario di Lendinara.   Attraverso il racconto della sua esperienza di emigrante negli Stati Uniti nella seconda metà del XIX secolo, Adolfo Rossi traccia un quadro...

Edited, Annotated and Commentary by Brian R. Sullivan, Yale University and U.S. Naval War College; with Dr. Ernest Ialongo, Hostos Community College, CUNY In the summer of 1938 Mussolini's former adviser and lover, Margherita Sarfatti, first spoke of writing a highly revealing biography of the dictator. The Fascist regime had begun trumpeting vici...

Mario Marazziti, co-founder of the World Coalition against the Death Penalty, will talk about his recent book on the inhumanity and irrationality of the death penalty in the US with Cesare Romano, Loyola Law School Los Angeles (moderator), Sarah Haley, UCLA Gender Studies, Sean Kennedy, Federal Public Defender, Central District of California, and S...

Date: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 Time: 6:00 PM. Location: IIC (601 Van Ness Ave, Suite F, San Francisco)In conversation with the journalist Enrico Deaglio, author of Patria 1978-2008 Meet the author: Camilla BaresaniCamilla Baresani is an Italian writer. The author of novels, essays and pieces for the theatre, she lives in Milan where she teache...

Presented by Don Marcello Stanzione and Luca Maria Guardabascio Angels: Our heavenly, dearest friends who never leave us and accompany us in the great little things in our life, always protecting us. This presentation is aimed to inform you about angels through the writings of the greatest expert on angels in Italy, Don Marcello Stanzione, who is...

by Roberta Saddan   Although the farm-to-table concept may be one of the hottest trends today, it was the only way to eat in the New York City of the 1930s. For the many immigrant families in a new world, the dinner table was the center of family life.   Cookbook author Joe Famularo shares the details of his childhood in Crazy fo...

Looking at the historic Italian-American community of East Harlem in the 1920s and 30s, Simone Cinotto recreates the bustling world of Italian life in New York City and demonstrates how food was at the center of the lives of immigrants and their children. From generational conflicts resolved around the family table to a vibrant food-based economy o...