Forgetting the Past: Ethnic Identity and How Italian and English Fail Us

Laura E. Ruberto (June 17, 2008)
The role of popular memory has a lot to do with how ethnic identities get formed; what would happen if there were words in English or Italian that clarified the history of Italian migration?

How might the U.S. presidential race present a moment to consider the role of race in Italy and the U.S.? Having read Ottorino Cappelli’s and Maria Laurino’s recent posts on the topic, I thought I’d take things into a new direction of sorts.

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