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The recognition of excellence in education was the first order of business at a recent Milford School Committee meeting. The Senator Louis P. Bertonazzi Foundation presented the annual "Outstanding Teacher Award" for 2015. Teachers nominated from each school were each presented a plaque and the winning nominee received an inscribed book plaque...

Da piccola Katia Bertoldi si divertiva ad aiutare il padre litografo: insieme componevano le figure da stampare sulla carta, a Trento. Oggi ha 36 anni, insegna Ingegneria meccanica applicata in una delle più importanti università degli Stati Uniti, Harvard, e gioca con figure tridimensionali molto più complesse.   Ne ha appena creata una fin...

The Italian American Celebration Honoring Christopher Columbus Committee (I.A.C.) has announced the recipients of their scholarships for 2014. The recipients were selected by a Scholarship Committee headed by Professor Dario Del Puppo of Trinity College, Hartford.   Five recipients each received a $1,000 award and two recipients received a $...

This event is part of "La Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo." Celebrate Italian language with swissnex & the Consulate General of Italy: http://www.swissnexboston.org/activities/events-inhouse/settimana-della-lingua-italiana-nel-mondo. The annual Salvemini Colloquium is dedicated to the most recent studies on fascism (fascism as a...

The Department of Classics, Humanities, and Italian Studies of the University of New Hampshire invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor to start in August 2017. Specialization is open to any field of pre-18th-century Italian Studies with expertise in at least two of the following areas: Digital Humanities, Material...

Moglie e buoi dei paesi tuoi, si dice. Eppure, un progetto di social reading organizzato dagli studenti di Harvard University sembra provare il contrario: con #Proverbi (dall'11 al 13 novembre sulla piattaforma online Betwyll), gli studenti americani della professoressa Elvira Di Fabio hanno commentato alcuni proverbi dialettali italiani per studia...

by Stefano Salimbeni   The Centro Attività Scolastiche Italiane (C.A.S.IT.) launched its first Innovative Italian Summer Camp program on Monday, July 8. "I still can't believe we managed to make this happen," said Maria Gioconda Motta, founder of C.A.S.IT. and one of several volunteers working at the camp. The program includes both ind...

Il direttore Domenico Savio Teker Ha il piacere di annunciare: Classi di Italiano Organizzate dal PIB.  Vostro figlio/a ha gia' una buona padronanza della lingua italiana e volete che non la perda? Ecco L'iniziativa che fa per voi: Il Sabato Mattina Con Le Attivita' Del PIB.   Alle famiglie interessate:Salve, c...

The Harvard Italian Law Association is glad to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the Italian Constitutional Court with a conference. Tuesday March 29th - 12:00-1:00 PM. Harvard Law School, Hauser Hall,102 Malkin -1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge On March 29, 2016, please join Justice Cartabia and other Itali...

Our Scholarship Program is now a fifty-three year tradition in the Italian community, carrying on the program ORIGINALLY established by the United Italian Societies and Clubs of Greater Springfield. These scholarships represent the value and importance we place on the education of our young people and our commitment to help make it possible. These...

Italian dialects, or regional vernaculars, have played a significant role in the development of the Italian literary tradition since its origins. In the words of Gianfranco Contini, "Italian literature is the only major national literature whose dialect production viscerally and inseparably forms a corpus with the rest of its patrimony."  

Italian language classes under the instruction of Alex Nardacci will continue from January to March at the Italian-American Club, 203 Newell St. A set of nine 1½ hour lessons will be offered Mondays through Thursdays.   The classes and their start dates are as follows: Beginners Part 1 at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12; Beginners Part 2 at 5 p.m...