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Some of the greatest stories are the ones where the protagonist comes full-circle, returning to the place that kick-started their adventure with honed skills and a greater appreciation for their humble beginning. Cristina Cosentino’s journey began as an apprentice at Shelter Island’s Sylvester Manor Educational Farm, where she now serves as its fir...

Alla toccante cerimonia che si tiene il 27 gennaio ogni anno al Consolato d'Italia a New York organizzata col Centro Primo Levi, insieme al Console Generale Francesco Genuardi, l'ambasciatrice italiana all'ONU Mariangela Zappia, il Presidente della Regione Sicilia Nello Musumeci, la senatrice eletta all'estero Francesca Alderisi e tante altre autor...

Wednesday January 8, 5:30 pm. John D. Calandra Italian American Institute of Queens College/CUNY. 25 West 43rd Street, 17th Floor, Manhattan, NY. Admission: free. Contact: Dante in Italiano 212 966-3245 danteinitalianonyc@yahoo.com The Dante in Italiano group has been reading for two years and in January, 2020, will finally be in the second half of...

Dinaw Mengestu, the well-known Ethiopian-American novelist and writer, would regularly walk past the Bernie Wohl Center of the Goddard Riverside Community Center at 647 Columbus Avenue. In 2015, Goddard Riverside was one of the recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Community Big Read awards and selected Mengesteu’s novel, "Beautif...

A little more than a year ago the Department of Education of New York started diversifying the multilingual offering in NYC Public Schools. Thanks for InItaliano's activism, Italian language was added to the DL choices of Manhattan public schools. This expansion continues and this year a second Italian teacher has been added to the pool of teachers...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019. 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST. Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021. Join us for an informative event about the state of the art of Italian Dual Language programs in NYC's Public Schools with teachers, principals, bilingualism experts, representatives of the DOE and published author Fabrice Jaumont f...

L’università italiana alla conquista dell’America: a New York nasce l’Italian Academic Center. Nel cuore del campus della Cornell Tech, la “Silicon Valley verticale” sulla Roosevelt Island, nasce un nuovo spazio che ospiterà progetti di innovazione e iniziative di formazione e ricerca promossi da Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna, Sapien...

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...

As she sits across the table from a portrait of Lorenzo Da Ponte, the first professor of Italian at Columbia University, Barbara Faedda prepares to change the direction of the Italian department with her new seminar, Introduction to Fashion Studies. Faedda is the executive director of the Italian Academy and an adjunct assistant professor in Columb...

To: Anne Lopes, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. Re: The Reduction of Italian courses at Brooklyn College. As Director of Italian American Studies at Queens College I am writing to register my dismay over the recent action taken to severely reduce the Italian course offerings at Brooklyn College.   In my more than forty years...

On Wednesday. the Brooklyn Law School Italian-American Student Association held its annual alumni dinner at the school where it honored alumnus Frank Carone, the president of the Brooklyn Bar Association. A crowd of about 50 students and alumni and their families, colleagues and friends joined together at the event to share a dinner and to present...

Fox Lane High School Italian teacher Raffaella Pirone recently became the first teacher from New York to receive the national Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). "This annual prestigious recognition of outstanding and creative teaching is funded by Coccia Foundation and the Inserra families under th...