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"International Migrants Day" at the United Nations, December 18, 2013: Calandra's Dean Anthony Julian Tamburri and CUNY Graduate Center's Distinguished Professor Richard Alba participate in the panel, co-sponsored by the Calandra Institute.

Artist Thomas Hirschhorn talks to Dean Anthony J. Tamburri about the generosity of the Calandra Institute in loaning library materials for the Gramsci Monument.

Professor Fred Gardaphe on Arise America talks about the origins, significance, and an alternative future for the celebration of Columbus Day.

Award-winning actor Annabella Sciorra thanks the Calandra Institute on the occasion of her being honored by the State of New York for her achievements in arts and culture at the 2013 Italian-American Heritage Day celebration.




Calandra Institute staffers pose with giant cannoli at the 2014 San Gennaro Feast in Little Italy


      
 

Auguri! Queens College celebrated 40 years of Italian American Studies with a reception March 26, 2014. Queens College Interim President Evangelos Gizis, Professor Fred Gardaphe, Director of the Italian American Studies Program, Professor Anthony Julian Tamburri, Dean of the Calandra Institute and Professor of Italian, Professor Hermann Haller of the Italian Department, and Professor Peter Vellon of the History Department all spoke, and guests watched a short video presentation about past and present developments in Italian American Studies at Queens College.


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The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute leads a workshop on Italian-American Studies in Bellagio, Italy, at the Rockefeller Center.

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Thomas MacPherson's Portraits of a Sicilian Family opening, March 20, 2014, at the Calandra Institute. The exhibition will run in the Institute's Galleria March 20 through June 3, 2014. For more information, click here.