Critical Studies in Italian America

Edited by Nancy C. Carnevale, Montclair State University, and Laura E. Ruberto, Berkeley City College

 

This series publishes works on the history and culture of Italian Americans by emerging as well as established scholars in fields such as anthropology, cultural studies, folklore, history, and media studies. While focusing on the United States, it will also include comparative studies with other areas of the Italian diaspora. The books in this series will engage with broader questions of identity pertinent to the fields of ethnic studies,gender studies, and migration studies, among others.

 

Series Advisory Board:
Simone Cinotto, Professor of History, Universita' degli Studi di Torino
Thomas J. Ferraro, Professor of English, Duke University
Donna Gabaccia, Rudolph J. Vecoli Chair in Immigration History, University of Minnesota and Director of the Immigration History Research Center
Edvige Giunta, Professor of English, New Jersey City University
Joseph Sciorra, Associate Director for Academic and Cultural Programs, John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College (CUNY)
Pasquale Verdicchio, Associate Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature, University of California at San Diego


  1. Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts

    Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts (Hardcover)

    Art, Migrations, Development Edited by Luisa Del Giudice
    Price: $165.00
    The extraordinary Watts Towers were created over the course of three decades by a determined, single-minded artist, Sabato Rodia, a highly remarkable Italian immigrant laborer who wanted to do “something big.” Now a National Historic Landmark and internationally renowned destination,...

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  2. Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts

    Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts (Paperback)

    Art, Migrations, Development Edited by Luisa Del Giudice
    Price: $45.00
    The extraordinary Watts Towers were created over the course of three decades by a determined, single-minded artist, Sabato Rodia, a highly remarkable Italian immigrant laborer who wanted to do “something big.” Now a National Historic Landmark and internationally renowned destination,...

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  3. Making Italian America

    Making Italian America (Paperback)

    Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities Edited by Simone Cinotto
    Price: $35.00
    How do immigrants and their children forge their identities in a new land—and how does the ethnic culture they create thrive in the larger society? Making Italian America brings together new scholarship on the cultural...

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  4. Making Italian America

    Making Italian America (Hardcover)

    Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities Edited by Simone Cinotto
    Price: $100.00
    How do immigrants and their children forge their identities in a new land—and how does the ethnic culture they create thrive in the larger society? Making Italian America brings together new scholarship on the cultural...

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  5. Italian Folk

    Italian Folk (Paperback)

    Vernacular Culture in Italian-American Lives Edited by Joseph Sciorra
    Price: $35.00
    Sunday dinners, basement kitchens, and backyard gardens are everyday cultural entities long associated with Italian Americans, yet the general perception of them remains superficial and stereotypical at best. For many people, these scenarios trigger ingrained assumptions about individuals’...

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