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VELA: The Italian American Immigrant Experience

The Verrazano Honors Program at the College of Staten Island/CUNY
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Oct 31 2:30PM - 4:30PM

VELA: The Italian American Immigrant Experience: Identities and Representations

Tuesday, 31 October, 2017

2:30-4:30pm

1 P Lecture Hall

TOPIC: The Italian American Immigrant Experience: Identities and Representations This student event will feature writer Maria Laurino, who teaches creative writing in the undergraduate program at NYU. She is the author of The Italian Americans: A History, the companion book to a four-part PBS documentary series, as well as the memoirs, Old World Daughter, New World Mother, a meditation on contemporary feminism, and the national bestseller, Were You Always an Italian?, an exploration of ethnic identity. Laurino began her career as a staff writer at the Village Voice. She left the Voice to serve as the chief speechwriter to former New York City Mayor David N. Dinkins. Laurino's work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Nation, Salon.com, and numerous publications.
Dean Gerry Milligan, Prof. Lee Papa, Prof. Maryann Feola, Prof. Giuseppe Sorrentino, and students Antoinette Galbo and Lori Lambertson also will share their personal recollections and research on this provocative topic.
A light fare of Italian refreshments will be served.

You MUST sign the CLUE attendance sheet to get VELA credit

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