On Thursday, May 5, 2011 – Dr. Laura Ruberto will give a lecture titled, “On Oranges and Organ Grinders: California’s Encounter with Italy and the Transnational Imagination of Cul-ture,” as part of the 3rd Annual Musco Italian Studies Lecture.

Dr. Laura Ruberto, Berkeley City College, author of Gramsci, Migration, and the Representation of Women’s Work in Italy and the U.S. (2010), and numerous publications on cinema, immigration, labor, and the culture of food.

The event will take place in Hashinger Science Center, Room 131 at 1 p.m. For more information, please contact Robert Buranello at 714.744.7846 or buranello@chapma.edu