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  • IACE and hosted a touching awards ceremony at the Italian Consulate in New York that rewarded students of Italian on their journalistic projects of the Italian piazza. At the ceremony, the notable guest panel encouraged the promising future of the study of Italian language within a journalistic environment for Italian language students
  • The Inaugural American Exhibit for Florentine Artist Paolo Staccioli. The show will run at the Italian Cultural Institute of New York (IIC) until June 30. Organized in collaboration with the American gallery Kiesendahl + Calhoun Fine Arts Ltd. and the Florentine gallery Paradigma, Staccioli’s bronzes will also be on display in the wonderful sculpture garden LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton
  • Art & Culture
    Andrea Di Camillo(June 05, 2008)
    An exciting documentary (yes--they do exist!) called "Le Conversazioni" ("Conversations") shot in Capri was presented at the Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò (NYU). The main topic for discussion amongst famous American authors and film producers dealt with their perception of the problem that literature currently faces in the advent of moving images, or cinema
  • A conversation with Anthony Julian Tamburri at the end of the conference on “Italians in the Americas”. The Dean makes a point on the degrees of perception and diffusion of Italian American culture both in the United States and in Italy. There is much to do and topics such as politics and psychology must be examined in depth and studied. Today the Calandra Institute, under the aegis of CUNY, has got what it takes to become an out-and-out Italian think-tank in America.
  • April 24-26, 2008. Dozens of scholars and experts will meet at the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute (Queens College, CUNY) to explore the diasporic experiences of Italians in the New World. The "Italians in the Americas" conference is dedicated to the myriad experiences of Italians in the Americas. It is a unique opportunity for scholarly communities in North and South America to come together and explore the past one hundred twenty-five years of diasporic activity in the western hemisphere.