April 24-25, 2015 JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTEQueens College, City University of New York25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan   The Italian family has been a quintessential subject for scholarly research and creative work in Italy and among various diasporic communities, with matters relati...

September 30, 6-8 pm   In an epic poem [Ellis Island] whose structure corresponds to the hours in a year, Viscusi (Buried Caesars, and Other Secrets of Italian American Writing) portrays a world of perpetual change and taxing work, though one interrupted by moments of delicate hope. The ambitious poem explores the Italian American immigrant...

The Italian American Studies Association announces the Italian American Studies Association Book Award to be offered even numbered years for a scholarly work and odd numbered years for a creative work. The first award will be presented in November 2016 at our meeting in Long Beach, CA. (The recipient need not be present.) The award of $500 will be...

There are very few people in the US and in Italy that have dedicated their life to study the Italian American community as much as Anthony Tamburri. We the Italians has been willing to interview him for a long time: and so, we're very happy to be able to offer all our readers, both in the US and in Italy, this Christmas gift. And we're grateful to...

by John D. Calandra Italian American Institute   We are delighted to present two books of poetry. Joey Nicoletti's Reverse Graffiti (Bordighera Press, 2015) has been hailed as a collection of "powerful, heartfelt poems that bring an era to life," stated Maria Mazziotti Gillan. She continued, "Nicoletti's book ... is dotted with ima...

Want to beef up your knowledge of classic Italian-American literature? Us too! So, we are starting a friendly group to read together and then share our experiences and thoughts about some great works of Italian-American fiction. This is not a class; no one will be teaching.   Calandra staff member Sian Gibby will provide study questions and...

New York, 7 Novembre 2012 - Sono passati quasi tre anni dalla nascita della Puglia Center of America, fondata e presieduta dal Maestro Luciano Lamonarca, in New York.Tre anni nei quali il Puglia Center of America ha vantato e vanta collaborazioni e partnership con istituzioni quali il Dipartimento della Comunicazione e Pubblica Informazione delle N...

POSITION: Broadcast Associate   DESCRIPTION: The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY seeks applications for the position of Broadcast Associate, who will report to the Dean and work closely with the Producer of the TV program, ITALICS. This a 32-hour per week position.   Read more   Source: h...

On Sunday, January 18, the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute will host a memoir writing workshop, "Documenting Family Stories, Giving Voice to Our Ancestors and Ourselves," from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.   In this workshop, Annie Lanzillotto will teach her signature writing techniques including Action Writing, Spiral Writing, and Memory Sca...

Di Emanuele Pettener, apparsa "Sul Romanzo" l'11 febbraio 2013   Anthony Julian Tamburri dirige a New York il John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, il più importante centro di studi italoamericani negli Stati Uniti. Cavaliere della Repubblica per meriti culturali, è autore di innumerevoli articoli e di undici libri, fra cui Of Saltimb...