Italian American Lecture Series: Panel and The House I Live In screening

A panel discussion on “Racism, Civil Rights and Israel” will be followed by a special screening of "The House I Live In," a 1945 film directed by Mervyn LeRoy.  Join us as we celebrate Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday and his extraordinary life and career with a series of events.


Moderator: Christine Noschese, Associate Professor of Radio, TV, Film, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, Hofstra University

Special Screening: The House I Live In (1945, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, written by Albert Matz; winner, Honorary Academy Award, 1946)

Greg Dunmore, Founding Member, National Association of Black Journalists’ Arts & Entertainment Task Force;Host, Television/Radio/Web Show
“Sinatra: The Man and His Activism”

Shalom L. Goldman, Professor of Religion, Middlebury College
“Sinatra and Israel: From a Liberal Cause to a Conservative Program”

Stanislao Pugliese, Professor of History and Queensboro UNICO Distinguished Professor of Italian American Studies, Hofstra University; Editor, Frank Sinatra: History, Identity and Italian American Culture (Palgrave Macmillan) 
“Frank Sinatra and Italian-American Stereotypes”

Date: Thursday, November 12, 2015
Time: 4 p.m.
Location: Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater, First Floor, Axinn Library, South Campus


This event is free, but advance registration is required. Please RSVP below using the RSVP for this Event link. One reservation per person. When RSVPing please limit the party number to a maximum of 2 people: "Myself, plus 1 guest." Please register for each Sinatra event separately as this is part of a series

Reservations will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis. The participation of active musicians, scholars and performers is subject to the priority of their professional commitments.


For more information, contact the Hofstra Cultural Center at 516-463-5669 or visit

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