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This past summer, six Princeton students from different academic backgrounds embarked on the inaugural year of the language immersion program in Pisa, Italy. For four weeks, students explored various themes, ultimately improving their Italian language proficiency while simultaneously gaining a deeper understanding of the country’s rich and diverse...

The Embassy of Italy in the United States and the Consulate General in Philadelphia signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Education (DoE) of Maryland. The new Memorandum replaces the previous one of 2015, updating and integrating it, to further improve the program of Italian language and culture in the State. The main objectiv...

Date: October 2, 2020 to October 4, 2020. Location: New Jersey, United States. Subject Fields: American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Cultural History / Studies, Music and Music History, Popular Culture Studies. You are cordially invited to submit abstracts and/or panel suggestions for an international scholarly conference devoted to the...

È disponibile ora il bando di concorso per l’assegnazione della borsa di studio dedicata alle persone sorde, valida per l’Anno Accademico 2020/2021, “Fulbright-Roberto Wirth Fund Scholarship at Gallaudet University”, che porterà il vincitore all’Università di Washington D.C., negli Stati Uniti, il primo ateneo al mondo accessibile a studenti sordi...

Rossella Gabriele, a 2019 magna cum laude graduate of Washington and Lee University who received a BS with a double major in physics and global politics, is the university’s 17th Rhodes Scholar. The Rhodes Trust announced Sunday that Gabriele, 22, of St. Louis, Missouri, was one of 32 scholars chosen this year. The scholarship, which averages $70,0...

Dalla sinergia fra FUA – Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence, la High School of Fashion Industries di New York City e con la gradita partecipazione dell’Ufficio Istruzione del Consolato Generale di New York, nella persona della Dott.ssa Annavaleria Guazzieri, nasce il Corso di Aggiornamento di Lingua Italiana e Did...

Pulitzer-prize-winning author Jhumpa Lahiri gave Montclair State University a public lecture titled “Unbuilding Walls, Expanding Cultural Horizons: Jhumpa Lahiri on Translation.” The lecture took place Nov. 18, on the seventh floor of University Hall from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Lahiri is the editor and partial translator of “The Penguin Book of Ita...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington hosted the annual meeting of the Italian Scientist and Scholars in the North America Foundation (ISSNAF). The meeting, held under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic, was opened by the Italian Ambassador Armando Varricchio and by the President of the Foundation Vito Campese, who was awarded the Ord...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce that Medicine, Media, and Patients: A New Professional Language, presented by Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), will convene on Saturday, November 2, from 9 - 11:30 a.m. at the Omni Shoreham Hotel as part of the NIAF 44th Anniversary Gala Weekend. The conference will i...

November 14th 2019, Embassy of Italy, Washington DC. Please RSVP through this link: www.issnaf.org/issnaf-annual-event-2019-registration-form.html THE THEME OF THE ANNUAL EVENT. This year the main theme is linked to the world celebrations related to the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo Da Vinci. Art scholars, scientists and researchers wi...

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Department of Italian and the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown University invite you to a book presentation by Pulitzer Prize winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri.  Jhumpa Lahiri is one of the most important voices of American literature. Her debut book, Interpreter of Maladies, wo...

Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 8:00 AM (EDT). Department of Italian, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. This conference will focus on the challenges to research and teaching that 21st century classrooms and learning environments pose. In particular, we will discuss questions such as: How do young adults learn in the digital era? How do we tailor...