Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University

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Playlist of interviews made in Stony Brook University

4.5 min
Joseph taught Italian almost all his life and is trying to retire from the Stony Brook University since 1985. He speaks about his career and the inspiration from his professors and students.
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2.7 min
During his years at Manhattan College Joseph was the president of the Circolo Italiano and organized tea dances for students who were interested in Italian culture and literature. It was a great occasion to soc...
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2.3 min
As a professor Joseph followed the tremendous evolution in education over the years. In particular, he speaks about the teaching of Italian in New York.
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2.7 min
Even though he is a child of Italian immigrants and had studied and teachd Italian for many years, he visited Italy for the first time when he was forty. It was a beautiful experience and he came back many time...
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3.5 min
Joseph recalls the wartime years. He was thirteen when president Roosevelt declared war to Japan. In the US his family felt the consequences of war but they were also aware that it was not nearly as bad as in E...
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1.5 min
Joseph reminds that the idea of an Italian as a "mafioso" and a "connected person" is still wide spread in the US.
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2.6 min
When Joseph was a child there was no TV or videogames. Childred played outside whole day long. The played all kinds of sports and games that don't exist any more. They often listened to the radio which encourag...
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0.8 min
Joseph describes his first car, a '48 Pontiac.
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2.5 min
Joseph spent his childhood surrounded by family. His cousins and grandparents lived closed by in Brooklyn and he saw them almost every day.
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3.9 min
Josephine speaks about her childhood in Westbury. Her first day in school she made a life long friend... She remembers the pencil boxes, the lunch boxes and the sandwich exchange.
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2.0 min
Josephine spent her childhood summers playing in the fields and in the streets. She liked to go to stationery stores that had all kinds of sweets.
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1.6 min
Josephine's father was a tailor and his shop was always full of people who were there to socialize and chat.
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