ITALICS: April 29, 2015 Tennessee Williams' Italians, Cashew Mozzarella



Professor Emeritus Jack Barbera of the University of Mississippi delves into three of Tennessee Williams’ works - “The Rose Tattoo,” “Baby Doll,” and “Orpheus Descending” - and discusses the late playwright’s compassion for and representation of Italians, women, and Blacks. At the New York Vegetarian Festival, Chef Jay Astafa shows us how to make homemade mozzarella – with cashew milk!

Anthony J. Tamburri, Dean of the Calandra Institute, presents "Italics", the only TV magazine entirely devoted to Italian-American affairs.
Distinguished Professor Fred Gardaphe of the Calandra Institute speaks about the "controversy" that surrounded the MTV show "Jersey Shore" and the nature of the Italian-American phenomenon of the "Guido sub-culture".