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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