The World Languages and Cultures Department is seeking applications for a visiting Assistant Professor in Italian/Casa Italiana Director beginning Mid-August 2022, MA required, PhD preferred. The department seeks candidates committed to teaching and inclusive excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and pr...

After partnering with Italy’s University of Pisa to participate in archaeological digs, TROY anthropology/archaeology professor Dr. Stephen Carmody and his students have helped make several key discoveries in Italian history. The partnership came about in 2019 after TROY First Lady Janice Hawkins visited Pietrasanta, a town on the coast of northern...

I am glad that the Criterion Channel features two masterpieces by Ettore Scola, A Special Day and La nuit de Varennes and they also have a couple of films that he wrote.  But it would be great if streaming sites could make more of his films available to audiences in the US,”  Edward Bowen, Assistant Teaching Professor of Italian at the University o...

Many different students – paesani and not – benefit from their minors in Italian at Widener University, associate professor Thomas K. Benedetti has found. Engineering students – the largest contingent – become closer to all those classic architectural styles. Business, tourism and hospitality management majors get better access to Italy, one of the...

UC San Diego (UCSD) opened the brand new Uncle Italian bar and restaurant on campus early October located at the Old Student Center, replacing Soda and Swine. The decision to establish Uncle Italian was made by Consortium Holdings, a hospitality group founded by a UC San Diego alumni, Arsalun Tafazoli. Consortium Holdings has 18 different businesse...

Massimiliano Galeazzi, a distinguished member and Vice President of the Miami Scientific Italian Community, has been appointed new Chair of the Department of Physics at the University of Miami. Prof. Galeazzi received a “Laurea” in Physics in 1995 and a PhD in Physics in 1999 from the University of Genova, Italy. He was a PostDoctoral Associate and...

The UNICO Foundation will grant four scholarships valued at $6,000 to high school seniors who will be attending a full-time, accredited campus-based college/university program in the United States. The scholarships are paid out at $1,500 per school year up to a maximum of four years. A candidate must be a United States citizen of Italian descent. C...

Anna Marcotti, who competes for and trains at Gymnasium Pordenone in Pordenone, a province in northeastern Italy, has announced her commitment to swim at the University of North Carolina Asheville beginning in the fall of 2022. Marcotti is a freestyle and butterfly specialist with converted times that are fast enough to make the ‘A’ final at the 20...

The little Italy Lodge Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors of Baltimore, Maryland has approved the following: The Scholarship Foundation will offer 6 Scholarships totaling $33,000- three named scholarships for $6,000 and 3 additional scholarships for $5,000. The 2022 Scholarship Application will be available online on January 3, 2022 at our w...

The Italian Diaspora Studies Summer Seminar™ is a three-week summer program that takes place at Roma Tre University. It is designed to introduce participants (doctoral students and professors) to cultural studies of the Italian diaspora from a variety of academic perspectives and to foster development of individual projects responding to the materi...