These are difficult times for Italian Americans, but maybe they always have been. Ever since they arrived, Italians who emigrated to America have very often been treated with contempt, and have worked very hard to earn the respect that is due to them, sacrificing their lives, giving hard work and talent and beauty and excellence to the United State...

Dear Friends, I am delighted to inform you that our July 27 program, “Columbus on Trial,” is now available on the web. We had approximately 170 people who watched it live. As you will see, the program revolves around the notion of how can and/or should we discuss Christopher Columbus, especially in this post-George Floyd murder. For a copy of the f...

I’m ecstatic to share this news! Many passengers, especially immigrants who traveled on the Doria settled in New York and along the East Coast. The airing on CUNY TV (City University of New York's university system) will reach New York City and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut. Many thanks to Dr. Anthony Tamburri, Dean & Distinguished Professor...

Film Screening & Discussion hosted by The Calandra Institute on Zoom Monday, July 27, 2020 at 4 p.m.. Event registration is required and is limited to 100 attendees. Please click on link below to reserve your spot: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FIEG4rjmSqi8EGsbn71Gyg  With the tragic murder of George Floyd by police and the justifiabl...

Friday, March 20, 2020, 9am-6pm. Xavier University of Louisiana, Administration Building Auditorium, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans LA. Interest in and devotion to St. Joseph the Carpenter—the Virgin Mary’s husband and Jesus’s foster-father—has been present among Christians since the earliest centuries of the Common Era. Three academic institutions—Xa...

Wednesday March 18 - 6:00 pm. The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: 212-642-2094 calandra@qc.edu Co-sponsored by the Centro Primo Levi of New York and the Società Dante Alighieri di NYC, Inc. The panelists will discuss the fir...

March 11 (Wednesday) 6:00 pm. The John D. Calandra Italan American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan, NY. Admission: free; open to the public. Contact: 212-642-2094 calandra@qc.edu Co-sponsored by the Società Dante Alighieri di NYC, Inc. Through a presentation of two recent books by Giuseppe Faustini, Professo...

The Association of Italian American Educators, together with The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute is planning to publish a book on the growth and impact of Italian-American educators on the American education system. We are seeking Italian-American educators of all academic disciplines (Arts to Sciences) who have taught and administered...

On the occasion of the 699th anniversary of the death of Dante Aligheri, the Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York, Inc. (IHCC-NY, Inc.), together with the Società Dante Alighieri di NYC, Inc., will celebrate the genius of the great medieval poet and philosopher on March 24 and 25. On the evening of March 24, the John D. Calandra Itali...

We are currently seeking contributions for an edited volume of the journal Italian American Review (IAR) on any aspect related to monuments, memorials, and Italian migrations. We seek articles that address a wide range of Italian migratory experiences including emigration, immigrations, internal migrations, and colonial subjects. We understand migr...