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New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 2: Art and Culture since 1945

Laura E. Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra


This second volume of New Italian Migrations to the United States continues the critical conversation with its predecessor by exploring Italian immigration to the United States from 1945 to the present, focusing on cultural expressivity, artistic productions, community engagement, and media representations. The book challenges our understanding of art and culture created by and about Italian Americans in the late twentieth and twenty-first centuries by considering ongoing Italian migratory flows. Each new group of Italian migrants and their descendants creates fresh models of Italian American ... More

Keywords: art, brain drain, consumerism, creativity, immigration, Italian Americans, vernacular culture

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780252041396
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252041396.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Laura E. Ruberto, editor
Berkeley City College

Joseph Sciorra, editor
Queens College, CUNY

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