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  • Five women, two countries, one heart. This was the topic of discussion at New York University’s Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò, where Johanna Clapps Herman moved the audience talking about her new book “When I am Italian” and telling the tale of her journey, as a young 20-year-old girl, in search of her roots. American but also Italian, belonging to neither place or to both.
  • Cinque donne, due paesi, un solo cuore. Ecco quello di cui si è parlato alla Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò di New York. Con il suo nuovo libro,“When I am Italian”, Joanna Clapps Herman ha emozionato tutto il pubblico in sala con la sua storia di giovane ragazza che si ritrovò, all’età di 20 anni, a cercare le sue origini, le sue radici. Americana ma anche italiana, appartenente a nessun posto o ad entrambi.
  • The Italian Americans is a four-hour PBS series which is scheduled to premiere nationally at 9 p.m. on Feb. 17 and 24. Narrated by Stanley Tucci, the celebrated actor of Calabrian descent, “The Italian Americans” is made of four masterfully constructed one-hour episodes written and produced by John Maggio. The film was presented in a special event organized by NYU's Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo' in collaboration with public broadcasters WETA and WNET and introduced by a passionate speech given by NYC's mayor Bill de Blasio.