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The Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program is accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year. Opportunities are available for artists, college and university faculty, professionals, and independent scholars to teach and conduct research at educational institutions and research institutions in Italy. Fulbright Scholars represent the diversity of the U...

The Italian American Review (IAR) is accepting submissions of articles for its Winter 2020 issue (10.1). Authors wishing to have an article manuscript considered for publication should email the following three items in Microsoft Word format as attachments to both the editor, Marcella Bencivenni (mbencivenni@hostos.cuny.edu) and the managing editor...

You’ll find evidence of the shared history of the United States and Tuscany in every corner of Florence, even in your neighborhood gelato shop. Wine too is a thread that has connected our two countries since even before the establishment of the Consulate in Florence in 1819.Naturally, it all goes back to Thomas Jefferson and Filippo Mazzei. Mazzei...

For the 2nd straight year the Italian American Baseball Foundation was honored to send a representative to the Federazione Italiana Baseball & Softball (FIBS) Convention 2019 in Riccione, Italy. Following Bobby Valentines successful 2018 visit, the IABF sponsored MLB & FOX Sports host JP Morosi to represent the IABF in Riccione on January 19-21, 20...

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would impose tariffs on billions in imports, suddenly escalating a transatlantic skirmish over subsidies to Airbus that is more than a decade old. “The EU has taken advantage of the US on trade for many years. It will soon stop!" he tweeted. His Twitter outburst rattled a fragile truce between the EU and th...

It is a known fact that late James Gandolfini's son is playing his father's role as young Tony Soprano in the forthcoming 'Sopranos' prequel movie titled 'Newark.' Now we get to see a glimpse of Michael Gandolfini in the film after some on-set shots of him in character were released. The images were released by the Dailymail on Wednesday. Michael's...

Italian gastronomic magazine La Cucina Italiana continues to expand globally. In September, the Condé Nast Italia publication will be available digitally in the U.S., and become available in the U.K. in November, starting with a site and a social media presence, followed by dedicated events, the Cooking School, and lastly with the magazine. The goa...

Pasolini, the English-language biopic about the iconic Italian film director Pier Paolo Pasolini, played by Willem Dafoe, has landed at Kino Lorber five years after a festival circuit run. Kino Lorber, which has taken all North American rights, plans a long-awaited commercial theatrical release May 10, ahead of a VOD and home video release in the f...

The moment I first became a believer in the power of Daniel Tiger happened when my daughter was 3. She was on a playdate at the park when I announced it was time to get ready to go home. Instead of melting into my lap and whimpering as she’d done in the past (goodbyes are so sad!), she paused, took a deep breath and belted out one of Daniel’s catch...

L’olio d’oliva ambasciatore dell’agroalimentare negli Stati Uniti. È la riflessione di ASSITOL, l’Associazione italiana dell’industria olearia, sugli ultimi dati delle esportazioni, elaborati dall’ICE di New York, che nel 2018 colloca ai primissimi posti nell’interscambio Italia-Usa proprio l’olio d’oliva. In particolare, nell’export di agroaliment...

Have you ever heard the saying “all roads lead to Rome”? This phrase refers to the road system of the Roman Empire in which Rome was positioned in the center with every road departing from it. In all, the Romans built 50,000 miles of hard-surfaced highway that spanned three continents. The first of the great Roman roads, the Via Appia (Appian Way),...

The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia clearly demonstrated how far Italian Americans have risen in the U.S. since our ancestors arrived more than a century ago. Aside from the presidency, there is no more important or prestigious position in our country than being a Supreme Court Justice. And we had not just one, but two, including Justice...