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by Bobbie Peer   Columbia Middle School students participated in a Pinocchio Workshop earlier this month given by Italian Director Vittorio Capotorto of Teatromania in New York City. Capotorto, who is the Creator of the Italian Theater Practicum at Columbia University, led the workshop along with his wife Maureen.   Students in Theres...

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Memphis is seeking applications for a non-tenure track Instructor position in Classics/Italian starting August 2014. Requirements: M.A. degree in Classics or Italian; native or near-native proficiency in Italian and English; successful teaching experience in lower and upper-di...

Before coming to Alabaster about five months ago, Alice Zanotti had never experienced softball, attended a Thanksgiving feast or fought Black Friday shopping crowds.   Today, she has a much better grasp of American culture, as Alabaster's Morris family has hosted the 17-year-old high school student through an exchange student program.  ...

"Bisogna consolidare la partnership scientifica tra Italia e Usa per aumentare la competitività della filiera dell'Innovazione in quanto aumentano le possibilità per il mondo della ricerca 'made in Italy' e per quello delle imprese di interfacciarsi con le realtà statunitensi e si rafforzano le opportunità di promuovere all'estero i nostri talenti...

Who: Renitaly-office-1ée D'Elia-Zunino is a distinguished lecturer in Italian studies and faculty advisor of UT's Italian Club. She said she loves sharing not only the Italian language but Italian culture with her students. "Everything my students learn has a purpose." D'Elia-Zunino and her students also participate in an annual Italian immersion...

The Department of Romance Languages at the University of Georgia invites interested students to apply to our M.A. and Ph.D. degree programs in Romance Languages with a specialization in Italian and Italian Studies. We especially welcome students interested in combining work in Italian with work in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese or Classics. Students...

The Department of Modern Languages and Classics and the Program in Italian at The University of Alabama seek applicants for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Italian: 1) Assistant Professor in Italian— Open area of specialization The Department of Modern Languages and Classics and the Program in Italian at The University of Alabam...

by Mollie Simon  Since its founding in 1222, the University of Padua, or the Università degli Studi di Padova in Italian, has been home to countless experimenters, including Copernicus and Galileo. Soon, University of Georgia students will be able to conduct research at this same institution. By the end of 2015, UGA and University o...

St. Francis Xavier School, the first Catholic school in Southwest Florida, will hold its End of the Year Celebration on Friday, May 1, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the school. Tickets and a range of sponsorships and donation opportunities are available for the event. Admission is $50 each or $90 for two guests.   Attendees will enjoy music by L...

On April 13, the Modern Languages and Literatures Graduation Reception celebrated graduating language majors and minors and recognized outstanding students, while also holding a friendly competition between the different language departments. The creation of the competition was for students to showcase their love for language in an artistic form....

By Savannah Chastain   It's the busy lunch hour in Destin, but Noelle Osellame, Wendy Rulnick, and Tricia Rennicke are taking it slow, enjoying the daily special and lively conversation at Mimmo's Ristorante Italiano.   The three women meet once a week to "parlare in Italiano," or speak Italian, believing in the old Latin proverb, "Us...

Le scuole della Florida possono ottenere l'assegnazione di corsi di lingua gratuiti grazie a un concorso promosso dal Consorzio ICoN e dalla Odli (Organization for the Development of Italian Language). Le due istituzioni hanno pubblicato un bando per la creazione di video in italiano da parte di studenti americani. Nell'anno delle Olimpiadi il tema...