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Representing Cowboy Life, Italian/American Style

(02 02 2013) Joseph Sciorra

The exhibition “Italian Buckaroos: Old World & New World”

A Ph.D. in Basket Weaving

(19 10 2011) Joseph Sciorra

Italian-American anti-intellectualism rears its ugly little head again.

Talking Folklore

(05 05 2011) Joseph Sciorra

Over the next several months, I will be presenting the book Italian Folk in venues throughout the New York metropolitan area.

Ricordando Vincenzo Ancona

(23 02 2010) Joseph Sciorra

Poet, visual artist, raconteur, singer, immigrant laborer, friend.

Sending a Telegram to the Pope

(20 08 2008) Joseph Sciorra

Power, Humor, and the Triumph of the Lower Bodily Stratum.

Folk Performances of the Italian-American Prominenti

(14 04 2008) Joseph Sciorra

Galas, banquet receptions, and award ceremonies are some of the most enduring Italian-American folk performances that reveal much about how group identity is created and...

Gramsci’s Presepio

(24 12 2007) Joseph Sciorra

The domestic presepio, an example of living folklore.

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