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Good news for the alumni of Milan-based Bocconi University, one of Italy's most important universities in the fields of economics, management and social sciences. The San Francisco Chapter is starting anew under the leadership of Pietro Bonanno (in the pic above).   Pietro reflects the essence of the new Italian American community of Norther...

by Marco Bardazzi / La Stampa   The life stories of great people who have changed America can often be traced back to a common starting point: a boat from Europe sailing into the New York harbor with a salute toward the Statue of Liberty and an obligatory passage with the immigration officials at Ellis Island. But for an elegant Italian sig...

LINGUA E CULTURA ITALIANA – LIVELLO IThis class is designed for children who are fluent or semi-fluent in Italian and are in the kindergarten to 1st grade age braket.Children will have an opportunity to improve their conversation skills, learn how to read and write in Italian.Particular attention is given to orthography and morphology of the langua...

Dear Friends, Family, Students, Supporters: Please click here to visit the page of our new fundraising rally "Keep Italingua Alive!" As you already know, Italingua is not just a place where people learn to speak Italian -- they come to us to feel Italian, to be supported by a warm extended Italian family; and while learning how to conjugate verbs...

The San Francisco Bay Area is the location of the Berkeley campus of the University of California. As such, residents, students and visitors have access to educational and cultural programs and events offered by this world-renowned institution. Among the University's opportunities is the Italian Society at Berkeley.   Recently, L'Italo-Ameri...

Oaks Christian Online (OCO) School is launching several high-level online language course alternatives, including online American Sign Language and Italian. To begin the process of writing online Italian courses, Oaks Christian virtual high school has hired Antoinette Cavaliere of New York as a course writer and subject matter expert.   Anto...

Una rivoluzione dell’editoria paragonabile a quella dell’e-book? Non bisogna guardare in avanti per immaginare scenari futuristici, ma ripercorrere la storia a ritroso. E precisamente al XV secolo, puntando la lente d’ingrandimento su una Venezia spesso sconosciuta anche negli ambienti accademici più raffinati.   Era il 1494 quando l’umanist...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law signed a collaborative agreement with the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy and the University's Marco Biagi Foundation. This partnership paves the way for the development of common research projects, faculty and student exchange programs, and joint conferences and seminars. "This partnership is evidenc...

So, what did you think of it? The PBS Documentary on Italian Americans, I mean. I’m the one they interviewed who looked just like Rudolph Valentino. I didn’t look like Rudolph Valentino to you? Who did I look like?   On second thought, don’t answer that question. I’ll settle for a cross between Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer and Kermit the f...

The Department of French and Italian announces the Italian Language Teachers' Workshop at the University of Southern California: "Culture in a Communicative Classroom" in Los Angeles, CA. Saturday, October 15, 2016   This one-day workshop at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles is an occasion for Italian l...

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Department of ItalianL'ITALIA E I DOCUMENTARI/ ITALY AND DOCUMENTARIESGraduate Student Conference - January 15-16, 2016Keynote Speakers: Alina Marazzi (Film Director), Paola Bonifazio (University of Texas, Austin) Since the early 20th century, documentary films, ranging from Arturo Ambros...

di Mauro Battocchi   La Scuola Internazionale di San Francisco, the Bay's premier pre-K though 8th grade international Italian school, held a smashing fundraiser this past Saturday evening called "La Dolce Vita" at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Over 400 people attended in the big hall to show their support and enthusiasm for La S...