Monday, November 15, 2010

Italian American Devotion to the Black Madonna

The Saint Peter's College O’Toole Library shares plans for a special event on Wednesday, November 17. The exhibit and lecture, “Evviva La Madonna Nera!: The Italian American Devotion to the Black Madonna,” explores the devotion to the Black Madonna (Madonna Nera) in Italy and among Sicilian Immigrants in the early twentieth century. Dr. Joseph Sciorra from the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/The City University of New York, will present his research. The lecture begins at 12:00 p.m.

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