Tuesday April 12, 2016 - 6.30-8.30pm
Lecture Hall, Room 101 in the Feliciano School of Business
RSVP required here by Fri. April 8, 2016
Join media representatives and scholars Bénédicte Deschamps, Maurita Cardone, Lucia Grillo and Alberto Vourvoulias-Bush for a round table discussion that focuses on the historical and contemporary role of the Italian media in the U.S., in Italian language or otherwise, in reporting about Italian news, culture, economy, etc.
The presentations will provide an overview of the history of Italian newspapers between the late 1800s and the early 1900s, and a perspective on how the press has changed over the decades in response to issues of international affairs and technology. The round table will explore the ways in which the Italian communities abroad have helped shape an image of Italy, its society and politics, in the U.S. through the use of media, while reflecting the stories of Italians in America back "home."
Presented with the co-sponsorship of the Global Education Center, the Department of History and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and in collaboration with the Center for Cooperative Media and the Amici Italian Club at Montclair State University.
This event is free and open to the public.