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At Montclair State University on Friday, October 26th, the eleventh Teaching Italian Symposium/Workshops, “Art at the Core of the Language Curriculum,” was dedicated to the enhancement of the teaching of the Italian language in North America. The day was beautiful, and from the windows of the conference center, which is situated on the seventh floo...

Si terranno oggi, presso l'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, degli incontri per rafforzare le iniziative atte a promuovere l’Italia in un territorio quale quello statunitense di primario interesse, numeri alla mano, anche per il sistema Study Abroad Italiano.  A darne notizia è Eduitalia, riportando i dati sulla lingua italiana negli Stati Uniti do...

The Charles and Joan Alberto Italian Studies Institute, a part of the College of Arts & Sciences, will be presenting "The Sicilian Music and Poetry of Nino Provenzano" on Thursday, November 8 at 6 p.m. in the Theatre-in-the-Round in the Bishop Dougherty University Center. The Institute was established in 2003 to coordinate the University's many act...

L’ambasciata italiana ha presentato oggi a Washington The Human Technopole, il nuovo istituto di ricerca italiano sulle Scienze della Vita. Il progetto - lanciato nel 2015 alla chiusura di Expo Milano nell’ambito di MIND - Milan Innovation District - ha come missione quella di sviluppare un approccio personalizzato a medicina e nutrizione, per cont...

Monday October 29, 2018, “The Art of Objects: The Birth of Italian Industrial Culture, 1878-1928”. Luca Cottini, PhD, Villanova University - 800 E. Lancaster Avenue - Villanova, PA 19085. 4:30 p.m., Speaker’s Corner, Falvey Memorial Library. Distinct from the Italian Fashion lecture series, Dr. Cottini discusses his recently published book, which e...

A foreign guest made a special visit to the University of Virginia Wednesday. Armando Varricchio, Italy’s ambassador to the United States, spoke to students about challenges and opportunities in Europe and here at home. The UVA Center for Politics hosts ambassadors from all over the world in an effort to bridge the gap between U.S. college students...

Sunday October 28 2:00 pm - Rutgers University's College Avenue Student Center, 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ. Admission: $15; open to the public. Contact: Robert DiBiase 848-445-4163 commission@njitalianheritage.org. How successful is your life changing Italian scholarship, or course, if hardly anyone knows it exists? New Jersey has many g...

Silvio Laccetti, a retired professor of social sciences from Stevens Institute of Technology, spoke at the Hunterdon County Italian Legacy Society, where he discussed Christopher Columbus to disprove a number of controversies about the explorer, which are often found in today's school curriculum. In the various topics of discussion and writing abou...

Much like the Italian Renaissance itself, Lafayette’s Italian Studies program is experiencing a rebirth. The interdisciplinary program, which has existed at the college for more than six years, is being expanded by Professor Anthony Cummings, professor of music and the coordinator for Italian Studies. The Italian Studies minor, which currently cons...

A Lecture by Loredana Polezzi (Cardiff University, UK). Monday October 15, 2018 6:30-8:30pm. Lecture Hall 101, Feliciano School of Business. Montclair State UNiversity. 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ, USA PLEASE RSVP HERE by Oct. 12, 2018. Introductory remarks: Teresa Fiore (Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies, MSU). Greetings: Ka...

The New Jersey Italian Heritage Commission (NJIHC) is launching a new networking event for Italian organization leaders, titled “Strengthening Italian Studies Summit: GetOnTheMap!” Scheduled for October 28th from 2pm to 5pm in the Rutgers College Avenue Student Center, the Summit promises to be an educational and entertaining afternoon, wherein gue...

When: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 From 6:00 pm To 7:30 pm - Where: Lohrfink Auditorium, Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business, 2nd Floor, 3700 O Street NW, Washington, DC, 20002 In anticipation of the 2019 celebration of the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death, the Georgetown University Italian Research Institute, in collab...