Friday November 22 2019, from 17:30 to 19:00 EST. The Henderson Room (Third floor) @ Michigan League - University of Michigan. Join us for a Presentation and Meet & Greet with Prof. Simone Cinotto - Free and Open to the Public. Register online. Organized in collaboration with the Consulate of Italy in Detroit, the Italian Cultural Institute of Chic...

"Italians have played a major role in shaping the California wine industry, as is clear by the profusion of vowel-ending names among the state's wineries. In fact, many of the Italian American wineries that now dot the map of California's wine regions are third-generation immigrant operations whose heritage goes back to men and women who left Italy...

by Fabio Parasecoli   When friends visit New York City from out of town, especially from Italy, we often end up taking a stroll through Manhattan's Little Italy, which looms large in the imagination of many Italians. Although they have seen it in movies and in TV shows, they tend to have a limited sense of how and why immigrants moved betwee...

Historian Simone Cinotto will discuss and sign copies of his new book, The Italian American Table: Food, Family, and Community in New York City, in two upcoming events--in Philadelphia and New York.   In Philadelphia, Cinotto will speak at Drexel University's Center for Hospitality and Sport Management on Monday, May 12 at 5:00 pm. In his ta...

The invention of Italian food culture in America   Looking at the historic Italian American community of East Harlem in the 1920s and 30s, Simone Cinotto recreates the bustling world of Italian life in New York City and demonstrates how food was at the center of the lives of immigrants and their children. From generational conflicts resolved...

Used, as we are, to study the impact that the American consumer society had on we Italians here in Italy, it is interesting to understand how it influenced our compatriots who had emigrated there in America, and whether and how they have in turn played a role in it. To do so, we are meeting Prof. Simone Cinotto, author of a very interesting book t...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Ciao from Rome! Welcome to the 81st issue of our online magazine. At We the Italians there's a lot going on. We're working on a complete restyling of our website, which will be ready in September and won't disappoint our readers. In the meantime, on behalf of We the...

Looking at the historic Italian-American community of East Harlem in the 1920s and 30s, Simone Cinotto recreates the bustling world of Italian life in New York City and demonstrates how food was at the center of the lives of immigrants and their children. From generational conflicts resolved around the family table to a vibrant food-based economy o...

By Chiara Zaccherotti Quanto ha a che fare il cibo con la creazione dell'identità collettiva di un popolo? Tanto. Con l'aggiunta di un processo migratorio, poi, il fenomeno assume caratteristiche sociali ed economiche per nulla irrilevanti. Un po' come è accaduto agli italiani che a partire dalla fine dell'800 hanno lasciato la patria per attraver...