Publications and Research

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Fall 9-7-1995


In this personalized account, Gardaphe presents audiences with his own-first person story of the meaning of ethnic identity in America. Gardaphe relates his story of how his own adventures, on the streets of Chicago and in the libraries and school, shaped his views on becoming an intellectual and fashioned his career as a writer and professor of Italian American culture.


This was one of my first publications to synthesize my skills and writing styles as a journalist and academic.



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