Tuesday September 24 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. Kathy Curto’s memoir Not for Nothing: Glimpses into a Jersey Girlhood (2018) is her exploration of identity that “takes on the beauty, pain, tenderness, cruelty, passion, and love that often coexist in a...

The seventh installment of the Michele Giannattasio Lecture Series at Swinging Sixties Senior Center (211 Ainslie Street) will feature the 2017 documentary Frank Serpico on September 18 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The film’s director, Antonino D’Ambrosio, will be present to discuss the film and Joseph Sciorra, PhD of the Calandra Institute will emcee. Ad...

Lungo le strade della Little Italy of the Bronx, cugina della più nota Mulberry Street di Manhattan si susseguono, sartorie, negozi di scarpe e di arredamento, pasticcerie e soprattutto ristoranti. Siamo a 20 minuti a piedi dall’ultima fermata della metro di Fordham Road Station e l’atmosfera che anima il quartiere è diversa da quella respirata dow...

Si svolgerà dal 27 al 29 giugno a Genova la terza sessione del simposio mondiale “Diaspore italiane” presentato dal John Calandra Institute di New York, il Coasit di Melbourne e l’Istituzione dei Musei del Mare e delle Migrazioni di Genova con il patrocinio del Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali. Ad ospitare l’iniziativa, intitolata “Betw...

April 23-25, 2020. JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE, Queens College, City University of New York, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan, NY. Borders can be concrete parameters, and they can also be metaphorical markers. Either way, the border as a political, economic, cultural, and personal site, one to...

Il simposio, tenuto all’istituto Italo-Americano John D. Calandra e co-sponsorizzato dalla Società Dante Alighieri, dalla Fondazione Giorgio Ammendola e dall’Associazione Lucana Carlo Levi, prende il nome dalla collezione di saggi “Tra Accoglienza e Pregiudizio: Emigrazione e immigrazione nella storia dell’ultimo secolo: da Sacco e Vanzetti a Jerry...

Wednesday June 5, 5:30 pm. Sponsored by John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY. 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, Manhattan, NY. Admission: free; open to the public Contact: Dante in Italiano 212 966-3245 danteinitalianonyc@yahoo.com The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY is hosting a group...

On Thursday May 9th Teresa Fiore, Associate Professor and Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies at Montclair State University, was a guest of the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, where she presented her book, Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy’s Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legaciespublished in 2017 by Fordham...

Thursday May 23 2019. 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. "In poems born of the rocky soil of the old country, where children learn to sew in a 'walled-in garden' with 'one potted plant-crown of thorns,' Frasca threads history and myth. She tells of immigrant hope th...