April 18, 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - Queens College, CUNY. 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. In this collection of images, photojournalist Martha Cooper, well-known for her work on graffiti and the early days of hip-hop, documents Italian American vernacular expressive culture in 1980s Brook...

Bordighera Press presents the Lauria/Frasca Poetry prize. This award was conceived to promote the literature of the Italian diaspora and is open to poets of Italian descent writing poetry in English. The winning poet will be awarded $1000 and Bordighera Press will publish the manuscript, along with a standard royalty contract. Quality poetry in any...

Un elenco di 9700 nomi. Letti a Park Avenue, di fronte alla sede del Consolato Generale d’Italia a New York, nel cuore di Manhattan. Appartenenti a una parte di quelle persone italiane della comunità ebraica (circa 8mila in tutto) che, nell’oscuro periodo del nazifascismo in Italia, furono deportati dal Paese o dai territori sotto occupazione itali...

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 6pm. Olivia Kate Cerrone reads from The Hunger Saint (Bordighera Press, 2017). Camilla Trinchieri reads from Seeking Alice: A Novel (SUNY Press, 2016) John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - Queens College, CUNY - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. All events are free and open to the public. RSVP...

January 31, 2018. 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm. John D Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY 10036, USA. Book Presentation: Il dio di New York, by Luigi Fontanella In 1910, at the age of sixteen, Pasquale D'Angelo emigrated to the United States from Abruzzo, Italy, looking for a better life in New York. He experienced signific...

The Italian Diaspora Studies Summer Seminar™ is a three-week summer program that takes place at Roma Tre University from June 11 to 29, 2018. It is designed to introduce participants (doctoral students and professors) to cultural studies of the Italian Diaspora from a variety of academic perspectives and to foster development of individual projects...

There are three reasons, among others, that have convinced me, as dean, to have the Calandra Institute remain officially neutral on the issue of the Christopher Columbus controversy. The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute is a university-wide research institute. It is, secondly, funded primarily by the State of New York with tax-levied mon...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 6pm - John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. "Sambuca: A Digital Return" by Donna Gabaccia, University of TorontoVast claims have been made for the revolutionary potential of the Digital Humanities but few have subjected such claims to intense scrutiny. This talk...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 6 pm. The Routledge History of Italian Americans. Edited by William J. Connell and Stanislao G. Pugliese. Free, open to the public, and held at the Calandra Institute - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. RSVP by calling (212) 642-2094. Editors William J. Connell and Stanislao G. Pugliese, as well as a num...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 6 PM. This program is free and open to the public and will take place at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor - New York, NY 10036. For more information, call 212-642-2094. Francesco and Mary Giambelli Foundation Lecture Series: In Education Begin Responsibilities or "They d...