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October 9, 2010

Some Night Thoughts on the Termination of Italian Language Programs

Anthony Julian Tamburri

It surely seems that the termination and/or reduction of Italian studies programs is becoming a habitual thing. Even if not, what can we do about it?

September 27, 2010

Duty calls!

Anthony Julian Tamburri

We simply can no longer sit back and react with a “tsk tsk,” a “Mamma Mia,” or a shake of the head and then go about our own business, when some of our co-ethnics...

June 24, 2010

Italian Studies and Its Various and Sundry Challenges...

Anthony Julian Tamburri
A Sure Bet: From Italy to England, to the rest of the Western World!

Over the past forty years, from high-school teaching to the university, and into the community, working within Italian Studies has had it challenges, to be sure. In spite of the...

June 3, 2010

Two "paesani" to duke it out...

Anthony Julian Tamburri
Italian America's Dynamic Duo

We have two Italian Americans up for the governorship! What's a "paesano" to do? Let us please have your thoughts!

May 16, 2010

Arizona Ethnic Studies Bill And Then Some...

Anthony Julian Tamburri
Cittadini di Trattinopoli...

I wrote about one thing on the Calandra Institute list-serve (the Arizona Ethnic Studies Bill), and, among the many responses, people spoke to another issue, as you can see below....

March 30, 2010

Piero Bassetti's "Lezioni italiche"

Anthony Julian Tamburri

As we look at Italy's contemporary immigration policies and the resultant challenges, we sometimes muse that, had Italy studied more profoundly its own historical emigration,...

January 21, 2010

Guido: an Italian American Youth Style

Anthony Julian Tamburri

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, January 21. My opening comments for "Guidos, an Italian American Youth Style"