Upcoming Anniversaries: Possible Ideas for Symposium and/or Conference

2020 Anniversaries

John Ciardi

  • Homeward to America (1940)

  • As If: Selected Poems (1955)

  • Paradiso (translation) (1970)

  • The Birds of Pompeii (1985)

 

Mario Puzo

  • Dark Arena (1955)

  • The Fortunate Pilgrim (1965)

 

Tina De Rosa

  • Paper Fish (1980)

 

Helen Barolini

  • The Dream Book (1985)

 

Joseph Tusiani

  • Ethnicity: Selected Poems (2000)

 

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

  • Pictures of the Gone World (1955)

 

Gregory Corso

  • The Happy Birthday of Death (1960)

 

Mary Jo Salter

  • Henry Purcell in Japan (1985)

 

Ned Balbo

  • Lives of the Sleepers (2005)

 

Peter Covino

  • Cut Off the Ears of Winter (2005)

 

Nicole Santalucia

  • Because I Did Not Die (2015)

 

Martin Scorsese

  • Goodfellas (1990)

 

Francis Ford Coppola 

  • The Godfather Part III (1990)

 

Bob Giraldi

  • Dinner Rush (2000)

 

Mary Jo Bona

  • By the Breath of Their Mouths: Narratives of Resistance in Italian America (2010)

 

William Boelhower 

  • The Future of American Modernism: Ethnic Writing between the Wars (1990)

 

Lee Lourdeaux 

  • Italian and Irish Filmmakers in America: Ford, Capra, Coppola, and Scorsese (1990)

 

Kennth MacKinno 

  • Misogyny in the Movies: The DePalma Question (1990)

 

Francesco Mulas 

  • Studies on Italian-American Literature (1995)

 

Louise Napolitano 

  • An American Story: Pietro di Donato's Christ in Concrete (1995)

 

Leland Poague 

  • Another Frank Capra (1995)

 

Paola A Sensi-Isolani and Anthony Tamburri 

  • Italian Americans Celebrate Life: The Arts and Popular Culture (1990)

2021 Anniversaries

2021 Anniversaries 

 

Anthony Julian Tamburri

  • To Hyphenate or Not to Hyphenate: The Italian/American Writer: An Other American (1991)

 

Fred Gardaphe

  • Italian Signs/American Streets: The Evolution of Italian American Narrative (1996)

 

Robert Casillo

  • Gangster Priest: The Italian American Cinema of Martin Scorsese (2006)

 

Stanley Tucci & Campbell Scott 

  • Big Night (1996)

 

John G. Alvidsen 

  • Rocky (1976)

2022 Anniversaries

2022 Anniversaries

 

Francis Ford Coppola

  • The Godfather (1972)

 

Brian De Palma

  • The Untouchables (1987)

 

Norman Jewison

  • Moonstruck (1987)

 

John Badham

  • Saturday Night Fever (1977)

2023 Anniversaries

2023 Anniversaries

 

Rose Basile Green

  • The Italian-American Novel: A Document of the Interaction of Two Cultures (1973)