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Latest edition: Tennessee Williams' Italians, Cashew Mozzarella

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 29, 2015.

First aired: April 29, 2015.

Professor Emeritus Jack Barbera of the University of Mississippi delves into three of Tennessee Williams’ works - “The Rose Tattoo,” “Baby Doll,” and “Orpheus Descending” - and discusses the late playwright’s compassion for and representation of Italians, women, and Blacks. At the New York Vegetarian Festival, Chef Jay Astafa shows us how to make homemade mozzarella – with cashew milk!

Guest List

Jay Astafa Chef

Jack Barbera, PhD Professor, The University of Mississippi

Lucia Grillo Producer & Correspondent, "ITALICS" Calandra Institute, Queens College, CUNY

Dr. Joseph Sciorra, Ph.D. Director of Academic and Cultural Programs/Folklorist, Calandra Institute, Queens College, CUNY

Cav. Anthony J. Tamburri Dean & Executive Director, The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute