Italian American Review

Marcella Bencivenni, Editor
The Italian American Review (IAR), a bi-annual, peer-reviewed journal of the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, publishes scholarly articles about the history and culture of Italian Americans, as well as other aspects of the Italian diaspora. The journal embraces a wide range of professional concerns and theoretical orientations in the social sciences and in cultural studies. The journal entertains articles about such topics as migration, politics, labor, race and ethnicity, urban studies, gender studies, literary criticism, as well as various forms of cultural production (religious feasts, cinema, music, etc.), especially those addressing societal aspects. The IAR publishes book reviews, film and digital media reviews, and an occasional section of “Notes and Documents.” The IAR does not publish creative work such as poetry, fiction, or memoir.

The IAR is published and distributed by the University of Illinois Press. The journal’s full content, including back issues, will be available online through JSTOR and EBSCO’s “America: History and Life” databases. The IAR is listed in the MLA Directory of Periodicals and in the Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of the University and Research Systems (ANVUR) Directory of Scientific Publications with “class A” status for area studies 11/A5 (Cultural, Ethnic and Anthropological Studies) and 14/C2 (Sociology).

Social Science Journal
ISSN: 0535-9120

 

 

 

 

Editorial Office
Editor: Marcella Bencivenni: Professor, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Hostos Community College
Associate Editor: Anthony Julian Tamburri, Dean, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
Associate Editor: Fred Gardaphé, Distinguished Professor of English & Italian American Studies, Queens College
Editorial Director: Joseph Sciorra, Director for Academic and Cultural Programs, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
Managing Editor: Rosangela Briscese, Assistant Director for Academic and Cultural Programs, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
Assistant Editor: Siân Gibby, Communications Writer-Editor, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
Design and Production Manager: Lisa Cicchetti, Communications and Publications Manager, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
Book Review Editor: Robert Oppedisano, Independent Scholar
Exhibition Review Editor: Melissa Marinaro, Director, Italian American Program, Senator John Heinz History Center
Film and Digital Media Review Editor: Rebecca Bauman, Fashion Institute of Technology
Subscription Manager: Marianna Prestigiacomo, Office Assistant, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
Copy Editor: Ernestine Franco, Pern Editorial Services

Editorial Board
Giorgio Bertellini, University of Michigan
Nancy C. Carnevale, Montclair State University
Donna Chirico, York College, CUNY
Simone Cinotto, University of Gastronomic Sciences, Pollenzo Campus
Donna Gabaccia, University of Toronto Scarborough
John Gennari, University of Vermont
Jennifer Guglielmo, Smith College
Nicholas Harney, University of Windsor
Stefano Luconi, Università degli Studi di Firenze
Leonard Norman Primiano, Cabrini University
Laura E. Ruberto, Berkeley City College