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December 26, 2007

Vic Damone’s Italian Cousin

Joseph Sciorra
Vinicio Capossela

Italian singer-songwriter Vinicio Capossela returns to the States in January 2008.

June 22, 2008

Linking the Diaspora Musically

Joseph Sciorra

Hip hop is contributing to an expanding Italian diasporic consciousness, one that offers possibilities for an anti-racist politic.

August 14, 2008

A digital message in a bottle.

Joseph Sciorra
Roman Bronze Works, Brooklyn, circa 1910

A test of the Internet and's power to connect.

May 24, 2008

Francesco Pepe, My Dutch Paisan

Joseph Sciorra
Francesco Pepe, at the home of Antonio “O’ Lione” Martone, Scafati, 2006.

A digital tale of diasporic linkages between Old and New Amsterdams.

May 25, 2008

Brigand or Emigrant, but Ultimately Film Protagonist

Joseph Sciorra
Michelina De Cesare (1841-1868)

Representations of brigands have shaped and continue to reshape perceptions of Italy and its people throughout the world.

May 23, 2008

Linking the Diaspora Cinematically

Joseph Sciorra

Australia’s Federation of Italian Migrant Workers and their Families holds its “The Weird Mob 2: The Italian Invasion” Film Festival.

March 24, 2008

An Ex-W.O.P. Casts His Vote

Joseph Sciorra
Joseph Sciorra

Born in the USA and now an Italian citizen, I’m asked to vote. So, what do I know?

September 14, 2016

WOV-AM’s La Grande Famiglia

Joseph Sciorra
Ad for WOV-AM from 'Divagando' magazine, July 28, 1954.

Written and audio documents for my research and essay on the radio show "La Grande Famiglia."