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An American with an Italian name; hindrance or advantage?

(06 03 2010) Darrell Fusaro

Most Italian-Italians, the ones from Italy, that is, always seem to be curious as to how we Italian-Americans are perceived by others in America. With all the news they’ve...

On Guidos, Gramsci, and Irony Deficiency

(14 01 2010) Laura E. Ruberto

Why Italian Americans need to take action, a Pasquinian response to some recent debates.

Guidos and Negros

(14 01 2010) Jerry Krase

The Italian and Italian American traditions share many common practices, the most important of which for the case at hand is the knack for rhetorical and other displays. It is the...

This is Gonna be Harder Than I Thought

(21 09 2009) Renata Conte

Another attempt at bonding with my fellow Italian-Americans

Whites on a Leash: Italian Americans and White Privilege in the U.S.

(24 06 2008) Fred Gardaphe

If not totally black, Italians have certainly complicated the notion of whiteness in America so that they are neither totally white, and it is this in-between status, that makes...

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