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At the age of 96, the geneticist Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza died, famous for having laid the foundations of population genetics and for having demonstrated the scientific groundlessness of the concept of the human race. Born in Genoa on January 25, 1922, he died in Belluno, where he lived. His scientific career had begun in Great Britain, and since...

A private elementary school in Van Nuys, CA seeks Italian teacher with experience teaching elementary school aged children in a school setting for their after school program. After school Italian language classes meet every Tuesday from 2:55 pm to 3:50 pm. Qualified candidate must be a native or near-native Italian speaker, will already have permis...

In honor of Italian Language Week, Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Italian Consulate General in Los Angeles, has launched the second annual Italian Language Kids Video Contest! The Week of the Italian Language in the World is an event promoted yearly by the cultural and diplomatic network in the third week of October. It focuses on a t...

There will be an important development in the Italian educational system in the world for the 2018/2019 school year: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) have recognised  “La Scuola International School” in San Francisco the status of equivalence  at preschool an...

Proportion, harmony, mythological subject-matter – all well-known and indisputable effects of classical recovery on Renaissance artistic expression. But James  G. Turner (James D. Hart Chair in English at UC Berkeley) in Eros Visible: Art, Sexuality, and Antiquity in Renaissance Italy underscores an easily neglected side of art and court culture d...

Washington County Commissioner Larry Maggi, a Cal U. alumnus, will address graduate and undergraduate students at California University of Pennsylvania’s 186th Commencement, set for May 11 and 12 in the Convocation Center arena. Master’s degree candidates will receive their diplomas and be vested in their academic hoods at 7 p.m. May 11. Undergradu...

Dr. Pacchioni is the recipient of a Faculty Excellence Award in Scholarship, Teaching and Service. The faculty committee that reviewed this year’s nominees recognized Dr. Pacchioni for having “established a truly impressive record as teacher-scholar with a strong spirit of service to Chapman and its students.” In particular, the committee unanimous...

Si è tenuta presso l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco la seconda riunione degli insegnanti d'italiano della Bay Area. All’incontro, che si è svolto sotto il patrocinio del console generale d'Italia, Lorenzo Ortona, hanno partecipato circa 60 insegnanti provenienti dalla zona.  Anna Zeppieri, responsabile dell'Ufficio Scolastico presso...

Italian Studies students Sarina Welsh and Elle Berti have been awarded with Chapman Italian Studies Council Travel Class Grants in support of their participation in the upcoming summer immersion course in Taormina, Sicily. This award is named after the philanthropic group that has supported the development and outreach activity of CU’s Italian Stud...

Promuovere lo studio della lingua italiana e incoraggiare gli studenti americani a sostenere l’esame Ap di italiano. Questo l’obiettivo del Comites di San Francisco che, attraverso la Commissione lingua e cultura, ha organizzato una simulazione online del test per gli studenti residenti nella circoscrizione consolare (Northern California, Utah, Ida...

Monday, April 16, 2018 at 6:30 pm. Organized by IIC Los Angeles in collaboration with UC Irvine and ISSNAF. Free entrance. Location: IIC Los Angeles - 1023 Hilgard Avenue - Los Angeles, CA 90024 - USA. Emiliana Borrelli, Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at UC Irvine School of Medicine, will discuss her work and research activity, whic...

Every year the County of Santa Clara CA USA/Province of Florence, Italy Sister County Commission offers scholarships to university students from Santa Clara County who are participating for an academic year in a University approved International Program in Florence, Italy. Applications are available at: www.sccgov.org/florencescholarships Completed...