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Date: Oct 03, 2011
Italian-American Experience Lecture Series
"New Books on the Italian American Experience: Song, Prejudice and History"
Tuesday Evenings at 7 p.m.
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY … The Hofstra Cultural Center presents its Fall 2011 Italian-American Experience Lecture Series with the theme "New Books on the Italian American Experience: Song, Prejudice and History."
These lectures will take place on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Guthart Cultural Center Theater, located on the first floor of the Axinn Library, South Campus. Admission to all lectures in the series is free.
Tuesday, October 11
Anti-Italianism: Essays on a Prejudice
A conversation with the book’s editors, William J. Connell, professor of history and Joseph M. and Geraldine C. La Motta Chair in Italian Studies, Seton Hall University, and Fred Gardaphé, distinguished professor in English and Italian American studies, Queens College, CUNY
Tuesday, October 25
Amore! The Story of Italian-American Song
A conversation with author Mark Rotella
Tuesday, November 1
Gli Italiani di New York (The Italians of New York)
A conversation (in English) with author Maurizio Molinari, New York correspondent for La Stampa, and Vincenzo Pascale, professor of Italian, Rutgers University.
The Fall 2011 Italian-American Experience Lecture Series is directed by Hofstra University Professor of History Stanislao Pugliese, Hofstra Cultural Center Fellow and Queensboro UNICO Distinguished Professor of Italian and Italian American Studies.
For more information on these presentations, please call the Hofstra Cultural Center at (516) 463-5669 or visit www.hofstra.edu/culture .