The evergreen Italian diaspora according to Prof. Pasquale Verdicchio

Pasquale Verdicchio currently holds the position of Professor of Italian and Comparative Literature and Director of the Italian Studies Program, at UC San Diego "  

Perhaps because Pasquale Verdicchio can boast a grayish beard worthy of a Greek philosopher - the likes of Plato or Aristotle - or maybe thanks to years and years of teaching in Southern California, or even - if we yield to trite stereotypes - because he is native of Naples, Italy, and thereby notoriously chatty, his dialectic is out of the ordinary. ...

To continue reading this story you will need to be a digital subscriber to italoamericano.org

L'Italo-Americano subscribers have FREE access to all premium digital content

Get Your Ultimate Access to all things Italian.

Recommended

Urbino’s Renaissance legacy

Birthplace of artist Raphael, home to one of the most beautiful high Renaissance palaces in the country, UNESCO World Heritage site: you’d think the...

A Generation Removed

Author’s note: This is the first installment of a serialized story that recounts my return to Italy and my grandfather’s journey to the U.S. My...

Italy: Beauty Beyond Postcards

Italy is a country rich in culture and history that should be unveiled to the entire international public: too often tourists only end up visiting...

Looking into Italy’s soul: the many reasons the world loves Italian food

2018 will be a special year for Italy. 2018 will be the year of Italian food, as announced by Dario Franceschini, minister of Culture and Tourism,...

Be my Cicerone, guide me through Arpino

In so many ways, the Romans are ingrained in our ways of thinking. Many of our fundamental thoughts about life have been shaped and tested by the...

Weekly in Italian

Recent Issues