Date & Time 
Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Event Location 
Hagerty (DLS Hall), Saint Mary's College of California, Moraga
Event Description 

From Sophia Loren to Snooki on Jersey Shores and from The Godfather to the The Sopranos, Italian Americans have endured cultural and unchanging stereotypes in popular media. A panel discussion with Modern Language Professor Maria Grazia De Angelis-Nelson and will feature guest panelists:

Laura Ruberto (Bekeley City College): “Guidos and Other Italian American Stereotypes”

Roseanne Giannini Quinn (De Anza College): “Famous Italian American Divas"

Antonio "Cost'Ovest" Ventresco: “Italian-American Rapper and Folklorist Aficionado”

 Phylis Martinelli, professor of Sociology, Saint Mary's College: “Mafia Stereotypes and the Sopranos”

Event Contact 

Professor Maria Grazia De Angelis-Nelson at or (925) 631-4044

Sponsored by the Intercultural Center, the Dante Club, and the Modern Languages Department

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Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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