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November 18, 2013

Revisiting Southern Italy through the Lens of a Future Anthropologist

Laura E. Ruberto
Frank Cancian
"Lacedonia: Un paese Italiano, 1957/An Italian Town, 1957," photos by Frank Cancian (Delta 3, 2013)

Introducing "Lacedonia: Un paese Italiano, 1957/An Italian Town, 1957," Frank Cancian’s photographs of Lacedonia (AV), repackaged for a new century.

November 17, 2013

IAWA-EAST Features Bordighera Prize Winners Gerry La Femina and Joanne Monte on Saturday, Dec. 14 at Sidewalk Cafe NYC

The Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) has three rules: Read each other, Write or be Written and Buy our Books.

The Italian American Writers Association ( has given voice to writers through its Reading series every second Saturday of the month since 1991. Approaching its 23rd...

November 17, 2013

Mafia-ology: The Terroni-ization of Southern-Italian Americans … A Gramsci Hegemony/Culture War Analysis

Tom Verso

I use the word mafia-ology to mean the aggregate of Mafia ‘academic’ studies (e.g. Lupo’s “History of Mafia”) and ‘quais-academic’ journalism (e.g. Stille’s...

November 15, 2013

Ti piace Praga?

Peppe Voltarelli
Nunzio Germanetta

dello Spirit e del Duende

November 14, 2013

Getting Back In Front of the Camera! Stay Tuned!

Johnny Meatballs DeCarlo

Projects in Development

November 12, 2013

An Interview with Massimo Cassani

Traci Andrighetti

The Distinguished Author of Noir With a Milanese Twist

November 11, 2013

Linguine Linguistics

Johnny Meatballs DeCarlo

Continuing the "Italglish" Discussion

November 10, 2013

How Italian-American Are You? What's the "Criteria"?

Johnny Meatballs DeCarlo

Formal Italian & "Goomba Italian"

November 8, 2013

“At the End of a Dull Day” by Massimo Carlotto … WOW! Talk about a ‘Page-Turner’ … This ‘Bad-Boy’ is as Good as it Gets!

Tom Verso

A crime story ‘junkie’ from the profound “Crime and Punishment” to so bad I won’t mention for fear of libel. Accordingly, I speak from experience about the relative...

November 6, 2013

Pass the Prosciutto: My Italian Experience

Riccardo Costa

The Parma ham, is the king of cured meats. I consider myself lucky to have been born and raised in Bologna where the local cuisine requires a lot of it: Tortellini, cannelloni,...

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