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...

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 5:30-8pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - Queens College, CUNY - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. The Comitato Società Dante Alighieri NYC invites you to the symposium Between Acceptance and Prejudice: One Hundred Years of Italian E/i[m]migration. This symposium takes its title from the Ital...

Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, CUNY, 25 W. 43rd Street, 17th Floor New York NY 10036. Teresa Fiore, Montclair State University. By examining Italy’s long history of worldwide emigration in light of the country’s own colonial legacies and the contemporary transnational migrations directed tow...

On view May 7–September 13, 2019. GALLERY HOURS: MONDAY–FRIDAY, 9AM–5PM. Exhibition Opening: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036 Visual artist John Avelluto revels in mash-ups of sounds, images, products, and ideas where Italy and the United States converge. H...

Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036. In 1996, Louise DeSalvo, acclaimed modernist scholar and Virginia Woolf biographer, published the memoir Vertigo, "the unlikely narrative of how a working-class Italian American girl became a critic and writer." Almost ten...

The Italian American Review (IAR) is accepting submissions of articles for its Winter 2020 issue (10.1). Authors wishing to have an article manuscript considered for publication should email the following three items in Microsoft Word format as attachments to both the editor, Marcella Bencivenni (mbencivenni@hostos.cuny.edu) and the managing editor...

“Leading Men,” the acclaimed new novel by Christopher Castellani, is the author’s fourth. But, as he told an audience at his March 7 reading at the Calandra Italian American Institute in Manhattan, he considers it his first, or rather, “the first that was fully imagined.” His previous books (“A Kiss from Maddalena,” “The Saint of Lost Things,” and...