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Immigration History Research Center Presents

Italian American Studies Symposium

10/26/18, 2:00 PM

About this event

The symposium at the University of Minnesota will feature new research by scholars and researchers affiliated with the Immigration History Research Center and Archives. We will also take the opportunity to celebrate a new publication co-authored by former IHRC Director Rudolph J. Vecoli: Oh Capitano! Celso Cesare Moreno - Adventurer, Cheater, and Scoundrel on Four Continents.

Friday, October 26th
1:00 pm-1:15 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks

1:15 pm-2:45 pm The Minnesota School of Italian American History: Origins and Future Directions
  • Elizabeth Zanoni, Old Dominion University
  • Maddalena Marinari, Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Andrew Hoyt, Independent Scholar
  • Moderator: Donna Gabaccia, University of Toronto
3:00 pm- 4:30 pm Latest Research Trend in IHRCA Collections
  • Danielle Battisti, University of Nebraska
  • Matthew Reza, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Amy King, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
  • Moderator: Daniel Necas, IHRC Archives

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Oh Capitano! Celebration and Reception
  • 5:00 Reception
  • 5:30 Welcome and Remarks by Lisa Vecoli
  • 5:45 Remarks by Francesco Durante, co-author of Oh Capitano! La vita favolosa di Celso Cesare Moreno in quattro continenti, 1831-1901
  • 6:00 Keynote: Confronting Celso Cesare Moreno? by Donna Gabaccia, Editor and Elizabeth Venditto, Translator, Oh Capitano! 
For the complete program and to register please click here.
Event Location
  • Elmer L. Andersen Library, room 120
  • 222 21st Avenue South
  • Minneapolis MN
  • USA