The conference was a resounding success. Click here for the complete conference program. Check back soon for videos of the conference proceedings.
On Saturday, April 23, Dr. Sciorra made a presentation at the IAMLA in connection with the museum’s show “Woven Lives: Exploring Women’s Needlework from the Italian Diaspora.” The talk incorporated some material from his 2014 book (with co-editor Edvige Giunta, published by University Press of Mississippi) Embroidered Stories: Interpreting Women’s Domestic Needlework from the Italian Diaspora. To watch an earlier presentation (from the Institute’s cable TV show Italics) on this topic by Dr. Sciorra, click here.
Anthony Tamburri, the dean of the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, CUNY, was interviewed recently by Nicola Corradi for the Italian-language newspaper La Voce di New York. Click here to read the article (in Italian).