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”
Professor Maria Grazia De Angelis-Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (925) 631-4044
Sponsored by the Intercultural Center, the Dante Club, and the Modern Languages Department