E-Resources Librarian Position at Queens College Library/CUNY. E-Resources Librarian effectively coordinates and leads e-resources activities which include management, budgeting, policy development, statistical and qualitative reporting and improvement in a high-tech multi-disciplinary library.
Migration Studies, published by Oxford University Press, invites proposals for a Special Issue on themes of enduring significance in the study of human migration. In 2015, the journal aims to publish a guest-edited, thematically coherent collection of approximately six articles of 7-9000 words in length, based on original, unpublished research on a [...]
For its 47th annual conference, this year October 17-19 in Toronto, Italians Without Borders: Transnational Italian (American) Experience, the Italian American Studies Association welcomes proposals for individual presentations and full panels (three to four presenters per panel, not including the chair and respondent). Especially encouraged are scholarly [...]
To be held in New York on Friday April 25 and Saturday April 26, the conference theme of “MAFIAs”—the first on the subject by this academic research institute—intends to cover a broad variety of manifestations of organized crime throughout the world and over time. This scholarly event seeks a comparative approach to the subject, [...]
Queens College (CUNY) celebrates forty years of its Italian American Studies program on Wednesday, March 26, 12:15 p.m. in the President's Conference Room 2 at the Rosenthal Library, Queens College. In 1974, Professor Richard Gambino, author of Blood of My Blood: The Dilemma of the Italian-Americans, offered the first known [...]
"Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development is one of the most exciting collections of essays I have read in a long time. It does so much more than explore the fascinating history of Rodia's unique creation; this volume truly captures the rich, variegated, diverse, and transcontinental human drama surrounding the Towers. [...]
City streets today tend to be rather quiet. To be sure, city neighborhoods once resounded to the shouts and cries of double Dutch, ringolevio, and stickball, but children today are more often found a play date or soccer practice, and even more likely, rich or poor, urban or suburban, inside— looking at a screen. Supervised [...]
It's time again to check the National Italian American Foundation's guide to scores of feste of all kinds all across the country--from Birmingham, Alabama to Wheeling, West Virginia. Go to http://www.niaf.org/research/festivals.asp for a state-by-state guide, with links to sponsoring organizations in each community.
The new March 2014 newsletter of the Italian American Writers Association is now avaialble at www.iawa.net. It's filled with news of writers and readers and redings, awards, new publications, resources, and opportunities.Kicking off March is IAWA's acclaimed Reading and Open Mic evening: Saturday, March 8, 2014, 5:45 PM – 7:45 [...]
The American Catholic Historical Association is now accepting individual papers and full panel proposals for inclusion in its 2015 annual meeting to be held in New York City Friday, January 2, through Monday, January 5, 2015. Topics covering any period of Catholic history are welcome. For each paper proposal, a prospectus of 250-300 words, a working [...]