Arbëreshë Oral Storytelling with George Richard Manus

George Manus, 85, and his brother Ronald, 87, (family’s original name was Minici) are the last living relatives in the family that have memories of the Arbëreshë language and stories, songs, and old passed-down refrains or sayings from their grandparents who were born in Vaccarizzo Albanese, also known as Vakarici, in Calabria, and immigrated to America.

Sir Noel Malcolm General Wesley Clark

Sir Noel Malcolm and General Wesley Clark

A Special Lecture with Sir Noel Malcolm and welcoming remarks by General Wesley Clark, followed by a discussion lead by Professor Nicholas C. Pano and Dr. Elez Biberaj, joined by Mr. Richard Lukaj and director Dino Korca hosting.


Crossing: Book talk with Pajtim Statovci

Join us for a book talk with the Kosovo-born Finnish novelist Pajtim Statovci, hailed by the New York Times as “his literary gifts are prodigious”, discuss his new novel Crossing, that speaks to identity, exile, war, and love, and much much more.