Eye-centricity and the Visual Cultures of Italy and Its Diaspora. April 25-27, 2019. JOHN D. CALANDRA ITALIAN AMERICAN INSTITUTE - Queens College, City University of New York - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues), Manhattan This interdisciplinary conference proposes to explore the visual cultures Italians have created, con...

One year, non-tenure track position beginning August 2018. Duties are to teach elementary and intermediate Italian language and culture courses. ABD or PhD preferred, but MA will be considered. Excellence in teaching and native/near-native Italian are essential. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience and strong interest in dev...

The Italian American Review is looking for a review editor for film and digital media. The film and digital media review editor researches potential documentary (not feature) films and websites for assessment, engages potential reviewers, arranges the reviews, and does initial edits, while serving as the main point of contact between reviewers and...

Un pomeriggio nel cuore di Manhattan con l’Organizzazione Nazionale delle Donne Italoamericane (NOIAW) per celebrare il loro 38esimo anniversario. Come ogni anno la festa si è tenuta al St. Regis Hotel, dove erano presenti più di 200 ospiti.  L’annuale incontro della NOIAW è molto importante per i contatti sociali o di affari con italoamericani di...

Friday, April 27, 2018, 9:30am-5:45pm - Saturday, April 28, 2018, 9:30am-5:20pm - John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - Queens College, CUNY - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036. Click here for the conference program in PDF form. The 1935 song "Faccetta Nera," a paean to the Fascist imperialist enterprise in Africa, addresse...

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...