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Published by Cornell University Press in 2019 and awarded the 2019 American Association for Italian Studies Book Prize (20th and21st Centuries), Stephanie Malia Hom’s Empire’s Mobius Strip: Historical Echoes in Italy’s Crisis of Migration and Detention examines the relationship between migration, mobility, and modern Italy. Having previously author...

L’interazione tra Dna e ambiente potrebbe essere stata determinante per la diffusione del coronavirus in Italia e non solo. E’ la tesi di Antonio Giordano, scienziato italiano trapiantato negli Stati Uniti, tra gli autori di un articolo pubblicato su “Frontiers Immunology”. Sarebbe questa una delle ragioni che hanno contribuito ad una diffusione ‘c...

I wrote a draft of my father's obituary on the evening of March 30th. He had been on a ventilator for 11 days. The attending physician at the intensive care unit had called that morning and asked whether they should include a Do Not Resuscitate order in my dad's chart. They had asked before. I had been indecisive. A successful resuscitation would e...

Renowned Italian-American director, screenwriter, and producer Martin Scorsese is one of the biggest names in filmmaking history. From classics like Goodfellas (1990) to his most recent The Irishman (2019), Scorsese has the ability to keep an audience captivated. So we are more than thrilled to hear that he will be releasing a new short film he cre...

The spectacular tradition of rose petals fluttering down through the oculus of the Pantheon is scheduled on Sunday 31 May from 10.00 following Mass for the Feast of Pentecost. However, due to the covid-19 crisis, this year the annual tradition will take place behind closed doors for the first time, broadcast live from the Pantheon's official websit...

As the warmest season of the year approaches, one steers away from the stews and casseroles of winter, gravitating to fresher flavors. And there’s a new cookbook that might have the answer for the perfect summer meal: Bitter Honey by Letitia Clark. Clark’s cookbook is the result of the British chef’s two years of living on the Italian island of Sar...

Friday 29 May 2020 12 noon (EST) - 6pm (CET). https://facebook.com/italyinus/org (click to connect). The Embassy of Italy in Washington in collaboration with NSF (National Scientific Foundation) promotes the event "Bridging Italy and the USA in the fight against COVID-19". The scientific conversation will see the opening speeches of S.E. Armando Va...

Ha rassegnato le dimissioni dalla carica di vicepresidente del Palermo l’imprenditore italo-americano Tony Di Piazza. Al termine di un lungo consiglio di amministrazione iniziato alle 16 e concluso a sera, a dare la notizia è stato lo stesso club di viale del Fante. A ospitare i lavori del cda gli uffici dello stadio “Barbera” dove erano presenti i...

Friday, June 5, 2020. 5.30 pm - 6.30 pm. 45 minutes lecture, 15 minutes Q & A. The webinar is $10 for all Filitalia members and non members. RSVP is required, so please reserve your ticket online. The webinar will take place online through Cisco Webex Meetings. Organized by Filitalia International. The Italian Consiglio Superiore di Sanità (Public...

E’ corsa alla pasta Made in Italy che utilizza solo grano nazionale con il mercato dei cibi patriottici in grande espansione che ha raggiunto il valore record di 7,1 miliardi e interessa ormai il 25% di tutti gli alimenti sugli scaffali dei supermercati con bandiere, simboli, scritte e denominazioni che richiamano il Belpaese. E’ quanto emerge da u...

Below is a transcript of Formiche reporter Francesco Bechis’ conversation with Guerini about the COVID-19 pandemic, Italy’s relationship with the United States, and the transatlantic alliance.In the phase of the health emergency, the international community has helped Italy. Europe, the United States, and other countries, including China and Russia...

Loving. Generous. Devoted. Adored. These are only a few of the many ways Maria Miscioscia is remembered by her family. “Mommy loved everyone unconditionally and only wanted peace and happiness for everyone around her,” said her son Nick Miscioscia. A resident of Port Washington for almost 60 years, Miscioscia died on Easter Sunday, April 12, of COV...