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  • Events: Reports
    (April 17, 2016)
    A great new season of hope with Pope Francis. Book launch at Columbia University - Italian Academy on April 21 at 7 pm. The apostolic nuncio to UN, Archbishop Bernardito Cleopas Auza, the Italian minister of Environment, Hon. Gian Luca Galletti, and the director of the Earth Institute, Prof. Jeffrey D. Sachs , will discuss about it with a special focus on Francis's effort for the climate change deal. The co-author of "the American Pope", Dr. Paolo Messa (Director of the Center for American Studies in Rome), will be present.
  • Interview with Chief executive officer di Cinecittà Studios spa, Giuseppe Basso. The Mecca of international film in the 50’s, once again attracts foreign productions, particularly American. And now Cinecittà is ready. A lot of producers want to support projects filmed directly in English. This will bring a big change
  • The John D. Calandra Institute's Annual Conference promises to be a memorable one in 2012. "Reimagining White Ethnicity: Expressivity, Identity, Race" brings together scholars studying different ethnic groups in contemporary America to redefine the idea of Ethnicity. i-Italy interviewed Dr Joseph Sciorra to know more about the Conference.
  • Amerigo Vespucci's voyage to America has been commemorated at St. John's University in a special event organized, among the others, by the Delegates of the Fiorentini nel Mondo, the Italian Cultural Institute of New York, the John D. Calandra Italian/American Institute and the Italian Consulate of Italy in New York
  • Many otherwise astute Italian-born commentators on American life often mistake the grand indicators of diversity in American population statistics as indicators of extensive social mixing. Although America is far more diverse than Italy, and in some places like New York City, a great deal of more or less pleasant social mixing is apparent, the facts on the ground are that in most of the USA the situation is not very different from that which can be found back home in Italy.
  • Now that Barack Hussein Obama has become the 44th President of the United States of America and, incidentally, the newest tenant at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, it seems that everybody wants to give him a piece of their mind. The assumption is that not only does he have one, but it is also an open one. Here is a little piece of mine.
  • "La Spartenza", spettacolo teatrale con la regia di Enzo Toto, è stato presentato a New York. I giovani attori del Teatro del Baglio di Vìllafrati, hanno raccontato i diari di Tommaso Bordonaro contadino di Bolognetta, emigrato in NewJersey con la sua famiglia