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Small Towns, Big Cities: The Urban Experience of Italian Americans.

Dennis Barone, Stefano Luconi eds., 2010.

41st AIHA Conference, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut. November 6-8, 2008. Download the Conference program here.

Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION
Dennis Barone and Stefano Luconi: “Introduction” (3)

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
William Boelhower: “Figuring out Little Italy: Down Mott Street and into the City” (15)

ETHNIC IDENTITY IN NEW YORK CITY
Jerome Krase: “The Jordan Family as a Worm’s Eye View of Machine Politics” (35)
Simone Cinotto: “A Place Called Home: Italian Americans and Public Housing in New York, 1937–1941” (52)
Rose De Angelis: “Remembrances of a Neighborhood Long Past: Italian East Harlem” (74)
Marie-Christine Michaud: “The Columbus Day Parade in New York City: A New Form of Marketing or an Ethnic Festival?” (86)
Maria C. Lizzi: “‘Why Should I Close My Mouth?’: Contested Space and Italian-American Identity in the Murder of Manuel Mayi” (105)

ITALIAN AMERICANS IN OTHER MILIEUX
Christine Gambino, Itala Pelizzoli, and Vincenzo Milione: “Identifying Italian Foreign-born and Multiple Generation Italian Ancestries within the US Census Data” (117)
Bénédicte Deschamps: “Italian Americans and the Chinese Exclusion Act” (132)
JoAnne Ruvoli: “An Agricultural Colony in Alabama: Hull-House and the Chicago Italians” (146)
James Pasto: “Streets of Fear: Drugs and Violence in Boston’s North End” (165)
Stephen A. Fielding: “‘We are Promoting an Up-to-date Image of Italy’: The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Italian Ethnicity in Vancouver, Canada, 1973–1998” (186)

CULTURAL AND LITERARY EXPERIENCES: A RETURN TO NEW YORK

Anthony D. Cavaluzzi: “Travels in New York: Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Guerra Civile” (211)

Evelyn Ferraro: “Southern Encounters in the City: Reconfiguring the South from the Liminal Space” (219)

Carla A. Simonini: “Julia Savarese’s novel The Weak and the Strong (1952) as a Case Study” (228)

CONTRIBUTORS (241)

INDEX (245)