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Grandparents & Grandchildren: A new Italian American Story is Coming!

Letizia Airos, Ottorino Cappelli, Gaetano Calà

I-Italy’s “Grandparents and Grandchildren in Italian America” project documents the Italian presence in the United States by way of a series of conversations between...

Italy's Ambassador to the US Armando Varricchio Meets the Italian Community in New York

Camilla Santinelli

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016: the melancholy of a rainy afternoon was driven away by the cheerful atmosphere that prevailed at 690 Park Avenue, location of the Italian consulate, where...

Honoring Italian American Women @ the 2016 NOIAW Gala

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The National Organization of Italian American Women Honors Alisyn Camerota and Jeanne Mariani Sullivan April 16 at the St. Regis New York

Italy in the White House Symposium Examines Historical Connections Between U.S. and Italian Cultures

Newly appointed Italian Ambassador H.E. Armando Varricchio begins tenure at jointly organized event by the White House Historical Association, the Embassy of Italy, the National...

The Coincidence of Italian Cultural Hegemonic Privilege and the Historical Amnesia of Italian Diaspora Articulations

Anthony Julian Tamburri

Call for Papers: The Italian American Studies Association's 2016 annual conference takes place November 3-5 at California State University Long Beach. What follows are a call for...

And the Da Vinci Award Goes to Dr. Robert C. Gallo

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016, was the occasion for a unique and singular presentation ceremony, as Dr. Robert C. Gallo, Director of the Institute of Human Virology and Professor of...

IAWA Celebrates 25th Anniversary in 2016: Features Maria Giura and Peter Marra, Jan. 9, 2016 @ Cornelia St. Cafe


IAWA welcomes Maria Giura and Peter Marra to the stage on Jan. 9, 2016 as we begin to celebrate our silver anniversary in 2016. Giura continues to work on her memoir, publishing...

Framing “Our” Frank Sinatra

Stanislao G. Pugliese

In many ways exemplary of the first-generation success story, Sinatra is also a paradoxical figure for Italian Americans. He both confirmed and challenged the common stereotypes...

Mother Cabrini, the Saint of Italians in America

Anthony J. Tamburri

She was a woman of great acumen, having succeeded in overcoming great obstacles of the time and demonstrating how all things were possible

IAWA-East Welcomes Memoirist Anthony D’Aries and Poet Julia Lisella on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Sidewalk Cafe


The Italian American Writers Association (iawa) presents New York natives Anthony D’Aries and Julia Lisella on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 5:30 PM at Sidewalk Cafe, 94 Avenue A...

iawa-West welcomes Peter Carravetta and Marisa Frasca on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Sidewalk Cafe NYC


The Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) presents an evening of poetry featuring Peter Carravetta, and Marisa Frasca on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Sidewalk Café, 94...

An Italian-American Thanksgiving

Marina Melchionda

What happens in an Italian-American household on Thanksgiving Day? Take my family's case...

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