Arrivarono in California per cercare l'oro e lo trovarono, ma era l'oro della terra del Golden State dove gli italiani fecero fortuna come agricoltori, pescatori, viticultori. Un documentario racconta le loro storie e la loro identità culturale, ieri e oggi In questo documentario del 2013 Gianfranco Norelli e Suma Kurien raccontano degli immigrati...

December 7, 06:00 pm - 07:30 pmJohn D Calandra Italian American Institute (CUNY)25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY Frank Polizzi will provide an overview of his new book of sonnets, A New Life with Bianca, highlighting the important influences on this project. There will be a video with music that illuminates Michael McCurdy's engravings, including th...

Please join us on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the Calandra Institute for a series of presentations and entertainments examining and celebrating contemporary Calabrian culture. Poetry readings, historical and sociological discussions, and two film screenings are just a sampling of the schedule for a full day's immersion in all things Calabrese. L...

In the early twentieth century, U.S. recording companies began producing records of music from the traditions of various recent immigrant groups. These recordings included folk music, topical songs rendered by popular singers, as well as instrumental pieces and audio from live theater performances. Paese Mio Bello is a collection of these early 78-...

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 6pmJoseph Sciorra, Calandra Institute, Queens College, CUNY For more than a century, Italian-American Catholics in New York City have developed a varied repertoire of devotional art and architecture to create sacred spaces in their homes and neighborhoods, spaces outside of but in relationship to the consecrated halls of loc...

by Anthony J. Tamburri   The Italian Diaspora Studies Summer School is a three-week summer program at the University of Calabria (Arcavacata di Rende) that takes place June 15th through July 3rd. The Summer School is designed to introduce participants to cultural studies of the Italian Diaspora from a variety of academic perspectives and to...

December 17, 2015. 06:00 pm - 07:30 pm. John D Calandra Italian American Institute (CUNY) - 25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY 10036. This collection of essays contributes to the fundamental mission of the Mediterranean Centre for Intercultural Studies—founded in 2012 and located in Erice, Sicily—with the specific goal of creating a...

Italian Heritage and Culture Month 2014 Tribute "Celebrating the Italian American Experience . . . Legends and Icons . . . Italian Americans in Sports"   You are cordially invited to attend the Raising of the Italian and Italian American Flags and a special recognition for Cav. Anthony Julian Tamburri, Ph.D., D...

Il cibo pugliese "parla". E si può assaporare anche ascoltandolo. E' proprio la dimensione sonorail filo conduttore del cortometraggio "The Sound of Taste", un viaggio suggestivo attraverso la Puglia e la sua cultura gastronomica, presentato nei giorni scorsi a New York, nella prestigiosa cornice del "John D. Calandra Italian American Institute"....

This symposium is a continuation—a sort of inter-mission—of the last three symposia ILICA has sponsored on the topic. After two events last fall and a third this past spring in Rome, ILICA concludes this discussion in November.   This event, in the meantime, offers the four Italian Americans an opportunity to gather their thoughts, so to spe...