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NOTA BENE: The Calandra Institute will be closed Fridays from the week of June 22, 2015 through the week of August 3, 2015.
Job Opening: ITALICS. Click here to read the vacancy notice for the job of Broadcast Associate at Calandra's online news magazine.
The 2015 Italian Diaspora Studies Summer School with the Calandra Institute and the Università della Calabria. To see more images from this landmark program, click here.
Images from the annual Italian-American Day in Albany, New York, sponsored by the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators.
Left: Associate Director of Administration, Calandra Institute, Rosaria Musco; Italics Producer and Correspondent Lucia Grillo; York College Professor and Interim Dean for Arts & Sciences Donna Chirico.
Right: State Senator David Carlucci; Donna Chirico; Governor Andrew Cuomo.
The Carlo Bellini Dissertation Fellowship
On the occasion of its fortieth anniversary, the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations calls for applications for the Carlo Bellini Dissertation Fellowship. The Fellowship will be offered every second year to a doctoral student (D.M.L.; Ed.D.; Ph.D.) writing a dissertation on a topic pertinent to Italy and its relationship to any aspect of the Italian diaspora in the United States. The winner of the Fellowship will be awarded at least $5,000 for the one-year program.
Students enrolled in a doctoral degree program at a not-for-profit U.S. university recognized by any of the regional accreditation agencies are eligible. Applicable fields of study may include but are not limited to the following: anthropology, art history, cinema, history, linguistics, literature, pedagogy, psychology, sociology, etc.
The winner of the Fellowship will be announced in the spring semester for the subsequent academic year. On completion of the program, the Fellow will deliver a lecture on his or her research before the Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations and invited guests.
Read the press release and download the fellowship application form below.
Study Italian Diaspora Culture In Calabria through a Unique Summer Program