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This fall, Chapman Italian Studies students combined their linguistic training with a transcultural investigation in a wide range of disciplinary contexts: Italian immigration to North America, Anglo-American expatriate experiences in Italy, the history and future of tourism on the peninsula, and Italian language as the embodiment and expression of...

How much does eating well matter to live a healthy life and enjoy a healthy old age? It is not a simple question to answer because, as pointed out by Valter Longo – professor of bio-gerontology and director of the Institute on Longevity at USC (University of Southern California) – Davis School of Gerontology –  we should specify not only what we ea...

Join journalist and adjunct college professor Rebecca Romani for an informative presentation on the Italian American Internment during World War II. During the war, the U.S. government saw Italian Americans as a threat to homeland security. Executive Order 9066 not only forced Japanese Americans from their homes into concentration camps, it also pu...

In honor of the 21st annual Week of the Italian Language in the World, Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles & San Francisco and the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles & San Francisco, would like to invite K-12 students to participate in a poetry contest that will showcase their creativity and...

La Scuola International School invites preschool to K-1 families to join a Virtual Information Session where you will hear from their Leadership Team and Educators.  In-person tour of the beautiful Reggio Emilia-inspired San Francisco preschool campus are also possible, while the Peninsula campus is being renovated. Thursday September 30 5.30 pm PD...

Fullerton Mayor Bruce Whitaker and Tollo Mayor Angelo  Radica have signed a letter of intent to become Sister Cities in honor of Tommy Lasorda and his parents,  Sabatino and Carmella Lasorda. Lasorda’s father, Sabatino Lasorda, was an Italian immigrant hailing from  Tollo who came to the United States and raised Lasorda along with his four brothers...

Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D., 13th president of Chapman University, has created a $1 million legacy gift for Chapman. He has designated the Italian Studies program of the Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at Chapman University as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy that, upon his passing, will endow the Bernardino Teles...

The Istituto Italiano Scuola is a non-profit school that promotes Italian language and culture in the vital and diverse Northern California community and is the official language school of the Italian Cultural Institute. The Executive Director of the school is responsible for the overall direction and operation of the institution. The Executive Dir...

La Scuola International School is excited to announce the expansion of its unique blend of Reggio Emilia, Language Immersion, and International Baccalaureate program with the opening of La Scuola Peninsula, a Preschool Early Childhood campus in East Palo Alto. La Scuola Peninsula will open with preschool classes in January 2022, and continue to exp...

This position is a part-time position as an Associate Instructor to teach Italian in the World Language Department at West Valley College. West Valley College is a public California Community College offering exceptional preparation for transfer to four-year colleges and universities, dynamic career programs for today’s job market, AA/AS degree pro...

A cycle of 4 lectures by Professor Luigi Ballerini (Emeritus UCLA): First session: June 4, 6 PM EST Dante’s Ulysses and Boccaccio’s Guido Cavalcanti: early examples of a renewed concept of VIRTUE. The value of LITERATURE. Second session: June 11, 6 PM EST Florentine Humanism – A philological approach to Greek and Latin Texts. The Fall of Constantin...

La Scuola International School is a vibrant Pre-K – 8th Grade international community with a focus on inquiry-based learning, creative expression and language immersion.  They are an IB accredited, Italian-immersion school serving Preschool – 8th Grade. La Scuola’s mission is to inspire brave learners to shape the future. La Scuola aims to nurture...