Date & Time 
Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Event Location 
Hagerty Lounge
Event Description 


From Connie Frances to Snooki on Jersey Shore and from The Sopranos to The Godfather, Italian Americans have endured unchanging cultural stereotypes in popular media. SMC professors and guest speakers will sit on a panel to discuss their research and personal experiences regarding Italian American stereotypes.


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 (SMC): “Mafia Stereotypes and the Sopranos”

Maria Grazia De Angelis (SMC): moderator

--appetizers will be available--

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

Event Contact 

Maria Grazia De Angelis
Modern Languages
X 4044

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