Thursday, October 19 - Sunday, October 22, 2017. Italy on Screen Today New York festival. The Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, in collaboration with the Italian Consulate in New York, Rai Cinema, the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo', New York University, and Stony Brook University, under the aegis...

The Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York cordially invites you to attend and participate in our Kick-Off Ceremony Event for Columbus Day 2017, saluting Anton Evangelista (director, Umberto E), on the occasion of the 41st Anniversary of the IHCC-NY, Inc., promptly at 5pm. Reception & Fundraiser at 5:30pm honoring Italian Heritage and C...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 6pm - John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor - New York, N.Y. 10036. On Second Thought: Learned Women Reflect on Profession, Community, and Purpose. By Luisa Del Giudice, Independent Scholar In these dynamic essays (University of Utah Press, 2017) thirteen scholars explore the ways...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 6pm - John D Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY 10036. "The Orphanage: Encounters in Transnational Space". Robert Viscusi, Brooklyn College, CUNY In this talk, Robert Viscusi presents his writings on Italian storytelling. Italian twentieth-century writing began with grandiose visions of...

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 6pm. Pizza Shop: An Italian-American Dream (2017), 57 minutes. Antony Osso, dir. - John D Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 W 43rd St #17, New York, NY 10036Pizza Shop features brothers Carmine (Charlie) and Fiore (Fred) Osso, who emigrated from Belmonte Calabro (Cosenza province) Calabria, in the mid-1960s. For...

April 26-28, 2018 - 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 The 1935 song "Faccetta Nera," a paean to the Fascist imperialist enterprise in Africa, addresses the "little black face" that is the anonymous Abyssinian woman, an...

William Papaleo is a prominent painter whose dramatic depictions are full of controlled and potent emotion. The New York-born artist, a third generation American, captures the texture, colors and toil of Southern Italy, which has absorbed layers of history and sunlight for centuries. Son of noted Italian-American writer Joseph Papaleo, Bill has liv...

italytime Centro Culturale Italiano di New York in collaboration with The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute announces the International Competition for New Italian Theater titled "The Kindly Narrator" Admission to the Competition is open to anyone. Rules for Entering the International Competition for New Italian Theater "The Kindly Narrat...

Two-Day Workshop. Wednesday, June 28-Thursday, June 29. 9:30am-4:30pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute - 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, New York NY 10036 Come to a free, two-day digital storytelling workshop and create a brief video that tells your or your family's immigrant story. On June 28-29, staff from the Immigration History Res...

Che cos’hanno in comune un Papa argentino (Bergoglio), un sindaco americano (Bill De Blasio) e un pilota di Formula 1 australiano (Daniel Ricciardo)? Apparentemente nulla. In realtà fanno parte di una stessa famiglia che, sempre meno silenziosa e sempre più in crescita, sta consolidando il proprio ruolo nel mondo: gli italici. Ed è proprio su quest...