Si è conclusa a fine luglio alla Farnesina la prima fase dei lavori preparatori degli Stati Generali della Lingua Italiana nel Mondo, l'iniziativa del Ministero degli Affari Esteri, in collaborazione con i Ministeri dell'Istruzione e dei Beni culturali, prevista per il prossimo 21 e 22 ottobre a Firenze.   Gli "Stati Generali" sono un'occasi...

by Michael M. Grynbaum   Mayor Bill de Blasio is Italy-bound for the second summer in a row. The mayor, who has traveled extensively across Europe and the United States during his 18 months in office, is set to fly to Rome next week to address an international gathering of mayors and environmental leaders at the Vatican.   The me...

  WTI Magazine #70    2015 October, 16Author : John Cabot University      Translation by:   As you complete your degree in Italian Studies, you'll build knowledge and skills that are both personally and professionally valuable. Students of Italian Studies develop fluency in another language; gain a deeper understanding of Italian culture, histor...

by John Pollini   Some 20 centuries ago, an ancient Roman was entombed in a mausoleum along the road leading to the sea. A countryside burial wasn't unusual, since it was forbidden in Rome to bury bodies inside the city. What was odd is what happened there in the centuries that followed. My USC Dornsife students got a taste of the Italian m...

by John Burger   The great Italian poet Dante Alighieri was born three-quarters of a millennium ago this year. His native city of Florence, which has long gotten over its exile of the author of The Divine Comedy, is planning a huge celebration.   But one American history professor is combining a conference in Rome to honor Dante with...

The U.S.-Italy Fulbright Commission is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Paola Sartorio as the new Executive Director of the U.S. - Italy Fulbright Commission.   With a degree magna cum laude in international relations from the University of Rome and graduate studies at the London School of Economics and the Italian Association for I...

Un nuovo progetto a supporto della cultura enogastronomica e dell'alimentazione sana e autenticamente italiana: è "Authentically EATalian" che verrà presentato martedì prossimo, 4 giugno, alla Città del Gusto di Roma.   L'iniziativa è promossa da Assocamerestero, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce...

Under the surface of Encelado, one of the smallest moons of Saturn, Luciano Iess and his team found evidence of an extended layer of water.   "It is reasonable to think that the hidden ocean is a potential environment for life", explains prof. Iess, who for the past twenty years has been teaching Aerospace Engineering at University La Sapien...

By Taryn Salinas   This 360-degree view allows you to see the splendor of St. Peter's Basilica on your computer, tablet, or mobile device. Use the toolbar to shift your view or zoom in. On a tablet or mobile device, just hold it up or turn it around to pan.   St. Peter's Basilica is one of the most spectacular churches in the world. A...

Francesco Panella e la passione per New York, un'attrazione al limite dell'innamoramento. Con il fratello Simone gestisce l'Antica Pesa, un ristorante di Trastevere di grande tradizione a Roma, antico di oltre 90 anni. La sua curiosità lo ha spinto in America e ad aprire a Manhattan un gemello newyorchese del ristorante di famiglia, oggi meta cool...