Imparare L'Italiano Giocando is an initiative of the Italian Community of St Louis (Comunita' degli Italiani - St Louis). It's meaning "learning Italian while playing or having fun" is a key message that Giovanna Leopardi gives to parents who would like their children to learn Italian. These classes, for kids ages 2 - 12, are not your regular sit d...

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...

It is with a great pleasure that we are announcing the first edition of the literary competition Premio Tommaso Cerase.  The competition is free and open to students between the age of 8 and 12 years. There are two sections—prose and poetry, and students are welcome to submit works composed in the mode they favor. The material must be in Italian an...

Please join us for the Opening of the Clorinda Donato Center for Global Romance Languages and Translation Studies on October 18, 2018. The Donato Center was established on January 21, 2017, thanks to a $1.1 million donation by longtime supporter of Italian Studies, Mario Giannini. Named for the director of the George L. Graziadio Center for Italian...

Reading and panel discussion on Elsa Morante’s La Storia. In Italian with English translation. Featuring Giorgio Montefoschi, Angela Borghesi. Moderated by Alessandro Cassin. Reading by Olek Mincer. Organized by Centro Primo Levi and the Italian Cultural Institute on the 80th anniversary of the promulgation of the Racial Laws and the 75th anniversa...

La Commissione Lingua e Cultura del Com.It.Es. presenta “Insegnare Italiano”: una serie di proposte formative on-line e gratuite pensate ad hoc per i docenti di Italiano della circoscrizione consolare di San Francisco, con l’obiettivo di fornire metodologie e strumenti didattici che possano facilitare e fornire spunti per l’insegnamento della lingu...

La Comunita' degli Italiani - St Louis, which represents around 1500 Italians in the St Louis metropolitan region has partnered with Saint Louis University's Italian Club and Italian Studies program led by Professor Simone Bregni. Saint Louis University has a very large study abroad program in Italy and Club Italiano Per Piacere as well as the St L...

The third annual convention of ILT ( Italian Languag Teachers' Workshop), organized by the Italian Department of University of Southern California (USC) will be focused on strategies to galvanise interest in Italian Language and Culture study in the US and increasing enrollment in language courses. A team of six experts in the field, from various N...

Jenna Sommer doesn't have an ounce of Italian blood. At face-value, she seems like a typical mid-western girl with blue eyes and dirty blonde hair. Yet on a hot summer's day at the Italian community's celebration of Ferragosto in St Louis, she's speaking Italian. Fluent Italian. And many more college students who have no ancestors from the old coun...

Summer is about to end, so I thought: “What about some sun to celebrate this beautiful and sunny season?” - Also, as a hope to see it for a little while longer! So, that’s it. This month is all about the sole! Italy has always had a very strong and particular relationship with the sun due to its sunny weather that influences its people and atmosphe...