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ITALIANS IN THE AMERICAS CONFERENCE-GRATIS! NYC - 3/26/2008 3:03:27 PM   
Molly

 

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Conference: Italians in the Americas
Italians in the Americas
24-26 April 2008

sponsored by

John D. Calandra Italian American Institute Queens College The City University of New York
25 West 43rd Street
Manhattan

€€€

Program

Thursday, April 24, 2008

6:00-9:00 PM, 17th Floor

Welcome
James Muyskens
President, Queens College

Anthony Julian Tamburri
Dean, Calandra Institute

Keynote Lecture
³Beyond the Immigrant Paradigm: Identities and the Future of Italian American Studies²

Fred L. Gardaphè
Distinguished Professor of Italian American Studies

Reception

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Friday, April 25, 2008, 18th Floor

8:30-9:45
Contested Identities in Italian America
Chair: Maria Grace LaRusso, Calandra Institute Joseph LoGiudice, New York University € ³The Construction of a Dual
Identity: A Social Work Perspective of Rejection and Acceptance of the Gay & Italian-American Selves² Michael Carosone, New York, NY € ³Disgracing the Family?: A History/Non-History of Queer Italian Americans² Angela D. Danzi and Marilyn Blumenthal, Farmingdale State College € ³Family
Disconnection: The Causes and Consequences of Estrangement and its Relationship to Ethnicity²

10-11:15
Working Aesthetics
Chair: Joseph Sciorra, Calandra Institute Javier Grossutti, The Italian Academy of Columbia University € ³Beyond the
ŒPick and Shovel¹ Laborers: Italian Mosaic and Terrazzo Workers in New York City² Christine Francis Zinni, SUNY Brockport € ³Writings in Stone and Textile² Anna Maria Carlevaris, Concordia University € ³Italian Artists in the North
America: Proposal for a History without Borders²

11:30-12:45
³Italians² in the ³Americas²
Chair: Robert Viscusi, Brooklyn College/CUNY Vincenzo Pascale, CUNY € ³Writing of Visions: Dreams of Visions² David Aliano, College of Mount Saint Vincent € ³Responses to Fascism from the Italian Community in Argentina (1922-1945)² Stefano Luconi, University of Rome ³Tor Vergata² € ³The Political Mobilization of Italian Immigrants to Argentina and the United States: A Comparison² Vincenzo Milione, Calandra Italian American Institute & Maddalena Tirabassi, Centro Altreitalie, Fondazione Giovanni Agnellli € ³Inventory of the Italian Diaspora in the Americas²

12:45-2:15
LUNCH BREAK

2:15-3:30
Reflections in Psychology
Chair: Donna Chirico, York College/CUNY
Organizer: Elizabeth G. Messina, Lenox Hill Hospital Donna H. DiCello, University of Hartford € ³Contra genio: The Experience of the Italian American Female Psychologist² Elizabeth G. Messina, Lenox Hill Hospital, Dept. of Psychology € ³Stereotyping of Italian Americans, 1-Reflections on the History of Racism in Psychology toward Italian Americans² Antonio Terracciano, National Institute on Aging € ³Stereotyping of Italian Americans, 2-Historical Perspectives on the Stereotypes of Northern and Southern Italians²

3:45-5:00
Re-imagining/Re-presenting
Chair: Joseph Sciorra, Calandra Institute Marion S. Jacobson, Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences € ³Italian Dance Hall Culture: Italian Americans, Accordions, and a Pluralistic Vision of Ethnicity in Manhattan, 1938-1961² Simona Frasca, Università di Roma ³La Sapienza² & Università di Napoli ³Frederico II² € ³Representations of the Italian American Community through its Music² Jacqueline Maggio-May, Florida Atlantic University € ³¹Americans All!¹:
³Re-Imaging Ethnicity, Italians in America, 1939-1945²

5:15-6:30
Is There an Italian/American Body Politic?
Chair: Anthony Julian Tamburri, Calandra Institute
Organizer: Ottorino Cappelli, Università degli Studi di Napoli ³L¹Orientale² Rodrigo Paino, Università degli Studi di Napoli ³L¹Orientale² € ³The Italian Vote Abroad: Electing from Afar² Ottorino Cappelli, Università degli Studi di Napoli ³L¹Orientale² € ³The Black Hole: Italian/American Studies and Political Science² Jerome Krase, Brooklyn College, Emeritus € ³Italian-American Politics: A Worm¹s Eye View²
Respondent: Doug Muzzio, Baruch College

€€€

Saturday, April 26, 2008, 18th Floor

8:30-9:45
Personal Readings of Key Cultural Texts
Chair: Anthony Julian Tamburri, Calandra Institute Rosanna Micelotta-Battigelli, Sudbury, Canada € ³It all Started With My Mother Tongue: The Impact of Language on my Identity as a Teacher and Writer² Frances Gendimenco Kaufmann, Academic Library & Research Solutions € ³Unlocking My Italian-American History: Reading Pietro Di Donato and Richard Gambino² John Calabro, Quattro Books € ³The Children of Immigrants; Who Speaks for Them?²

10-11:15
First Encounters, First Conflicts
Chair: Donna Chirico, York College/CUNY
Teresa Fava Thomas, Fitchburg State College € ³Arresting the Padrone Problem in America 1881-1901: Italian Diplomats, Immigration Restrictionists and the Italian Bureau of Ellis Island² Peter Oliva, Calgary, Canada € ³Constructing Emilio Picariello: Small-town Conception and Big City Media in Canada¹s Notorious 1922 Murder Trial² Geoffrey G. Drutchas, Taylor, Michigan € ³Italians in the Americas: An Artist¹s Story, Tommaso Juglaris²

11:30-12:45
Mapping and Visualizing Italians
Chair: Joseph Sciorra, Calandra Institute Esther Romeyn, University of Florida € ³I Misteri di New York: Urban Mysteries and Miseries of Italian Immigrants² Joan Saverino, The Historical Society of Pennsylvania € ³Paradoxical Pasts:
Diverse Interpretations of a Local Landscape² Francesca L¹Orfano, Carleton University € ³Identitià, Three Films: Straniera Come Donna (2002), Enigmatico (1995), and In bocca al lupo (1995)² Jacqueline Reich, Stony Brook University € ³Maciste in America:
Transcultural Inscriptions of Muscular Masculinity²

12:45-2:15
LUNCH BREAK

2:15-3:30
Women as Authors, Women as Subjects
Chair: Fred Gardaphè, Queens College/Calandra Institute Licia Canton, Accenti Magazine € ³Literary Women: From Italian Daughters to Canadian Authors² Venera Fazio, Association of Italian Canadian Writers € ³Reclaiming Our
Magdalenes: The Case Histories, Angelina Napolitano and Filomena Losandro² Nancy Caronia, SUNY Brockport € ³Omertà: Writing in Code; Reading Between the Lines²

3:45-5:00
Italian Americans after World War II
Chair: Joseph Sciorra, Calandra Institute Maria C. Lizzi, University of Albany € ³The Failure of The Fortunate Pilgrim² Danielle Battisti, University of Buffalo € ³The Edward Corsi Affair and Postwar Italian Immigration² James Pasto, Boston University € ³Immigrants are not
ŒUs¹: Conflicts between
First- and Second-generation Italian Americans and New Italian Immigrants in Boston¹s North End during the 1960s and 1970s²

5:15-6:30
Imagining Italians
Chair: Steven J. Belluscio, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY Jana Vizmuller-Zocco, York University € ³Italianità on Facebook: Towards a Cognitive Ethnicity² Patrizia La Trecchia, University of South Florida € ³Being and Becoming:
Notes on Subjects and Narratives in Transition² Daniela Gioseffi, ItalianAmericanPoets.com € ³Why the Stereotyping of Italian Americans Works, Is Exploited and Persists²

€€€

Conference Committee
Steven J. Belluscio
Donna Chirico
Maria Grace LaRusso
Vincenzo Milione
Carmine Pizzirusso
Joseph Sciorra
Anthony Julian Tamburri
Peter Vellon
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All activities of the conference are free and open to the public!
RSVP at 212.642.2094
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RE: ITALIANS IN THE AMERICAS CONFERENCE-GRATIS! NYC - 3/8/2011 1:20:39 AM   
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Yes more and more Italians should go to America for conference for strengthening the relationships between two countries


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