Dr. Chirico to Appear on CUNY TV - Italics July 2013 Edition

On this edition of ITALICS, join our host, Anthony Julian Tamburriin conversation with Fred Gardaphe, Distinguished Professor of English and Italian American Studies at Queens College/CUNY, and Donna Chirico, Professor of Psychology at York College/CUNY, for a roundtable discussion of Italian Americana: Italian American studies in the college curricula, Italian American culture and its dissemination to younger generations and to university students at all levels, and what Italian American organizations and philanthropists can do to ensure a future for Italian American studies.

Also discussed are the importance of knowing the Italian language and familiarity with Italy - in the historic and the contemporary; as well as representations of Italian Americans and Italians in the media, stereotypes, ethnic community v. the broader community, and the focus and role of anti-defamation groups.

Italics: The Italian American Magazine is a monthly presentation which takes a regular look at activities of prominent Italian-Americans in various walks of life, including arts, business, government, and academia.

Italics is now in its third decade serving the Italian-American community. Italics is hosted by Anthony Julian Tamburri, Dean of the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY and Professor of Italian & Italian/American Studies.

ITALICS airs Wednesday, July 31 at 10:00 am, 3:00 pm and 11:00 pm, Saturday, August 3 at 8:00 pm, and Sunday, August 4 at 10:00 am.(30 minutes)

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