Conference & Multimedia Festival Organization

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Street Music and Narrative Traditions, International Conference of the  KfV – Kommission für Volksdichtung, Palermo: Museo Internazionale delle Marionette, May 22 – 26, 2017(see publications).

Watts Towers Common Ground Initiative:  Art, Migrations, Development (October 2010 – March 2011), UCLA and Watts (Conference and Festival: see publications).

Art and Migration: ‘He Built the Towers’: Simon (Sabato) Rodia’s Watts Towers, International Conference, Università di Genova (co-sponsored by: European Union and UCLA International Institute), Italy, April 2-4, 2009.

Speaking Memory: Oral History, Oral Culture and Italians in America: (AIHA in LA – 2005), 38th annual conference of the American Italian Historical Association, Los Angeles, November 3-6, 2005 (see publications). Co-Sponsored by IOHI.

Italian Los Angeles: Celebrating Italian Life, Local History, and the Arts in Southern California, Los Angeles, multimedia festival, October 1- November 15, 2005. IOHI Program.

Italian Jews: Memory, Music and Celebration, Los Angeles (UCLA, Skirball Center, Ist. It. di Cultura), Conference and multimedia festival, October 24-November 5, 2001. IOHI Program.

Performing Ecstasies: Dance, Music, and Ritual in the Mediterranean (International Symposium/Festival), UCLA, Craft & Folk Art Museum, Ist. It. di Cultura, Oct. 2000 (see publications). IOHI Program.

Essential Salento: Festival of Salentine Culture, UCLA Armand Hammer Museum, Italian Cultural Institute, Los Angeles, October 18-23, 1998.

Ballads and Boundaries: Narrative Singing in an Intercultural Context, 23rd international conference of the Kommission für Volksdichtung (Société Internationale d’Ethnologie et de Folklore S.I.E.F.), UCLA, June 21-24, l993.

Italian panels for the Centenary of the American Folklore Society meeting, Philadelphia, and special Italian American symposium at the Fleisher Art Memorial as part of the Philadelphia Folklore Project, October 1989.

Petrarch and Petrarchism in Europe, Department of Italian, UCLA 1983.

Literature in the Nuclear Age, Department of Italian, UCLA, 1982.

American Association of University Professors of Italian conference, UCLA 1981.