Life, we all know it, is truly unpredictable. There’s very little we can anticipate and we rarely think about how, at times, a cheerful, carefree moment with a loved one, a colleague, a family member or even a mere acquaintance, could be the last one we share with them. When we of L’Italo-Americano received this beautiful interview with professor M...

Non bisognerebbe mai scrivere di un personaggio pubblico, quando con lui si ha una frequentazione privata, fatta di condivisione di amici, ideali, iniziative culturali, memorie, affetti famigliari. Ciò che si scrive rischia di essere influenzato dall’esperienza personale, con il risultato che non ci sarà il distacco e l’obiettività che sempre si de...

In the high-profile world of celebrity chefs, few have more name recognition than Lidia Matticchio Bastianich, the woman who almost single-handedly redefined American palates when it comes to what Italian cuisine is, and should be, in this country.The breadth of her knowledge and passion as it relates to Italy’s food traditions through its various...

Con profonda e immensa tristezza diamo notizia della scomparsa del Prof. Mario Mignone, improvvisamente venuto a mancare alla sua famiglia ieri sera, mentre si trovava nella sua casa del Long Island, subito dopo aver ospitato il suo tradizionale ricevimento d’inizio dell’anno accademico con amici e colleghi d’università. Mario Mignone, PhD, era all...

L’America e la Mia Gente, novità letteraria fresca di stampa edita da MnM print edizioni, è la prima traduzione italiana dell’opera di Mario B. Mignone (titolo originale: The Story of My People - From Rural Southern Italy to Mainstream America, Bordighera Press 2015). Un’autobiografia e insieme un racconto dell’esperienza di emigrazione vissuta in...

Sunday April 7, 2:30 pm. Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340. 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY. Contact: Jo Fusco 631-632-7444. josephine.fusco@stonybrook.edu www.stonybrook.edu/italianstudies Sponsored by Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University. Richard Nasti Seres Event: Multi-Media and Dramatic Presentation: Topic: Luigi De...

Italian entrepreneurs who migrated to Stony Brook University's energy incubator to form an innovative-battery startup are planning to take on the Powerwall of Elon Musk's Tesla Inc. Their Stony Brook company, StorEn Technologies, is adapting vanadium-flow batteries -- typically the size of shipping containers and found in utility or industrial sett...

Italy’s premiere film festival, Italy on Screen Today, announces it will make New York and Miami its home this coming December. Bringing the best of Italian contemporary cinema to America, the Festival will feature American premieres, great authors, young up and comers of direction, and the most iconic faces of cinema. Starting on December 8th and...

Saturday, December 8, 2018, 2-8 PM and Sunday, December 9, 2018, 2-8 PM. Stony Brook University, Wang Center Lecture Hall 1, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794. The Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University in collaboration with the Associazione Culturale ArtMedia (Rome, Italy) will present "Italy on Screen Today/ EDIZIONE III " to...

The Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University in collaboration with the Associazione Culturale Art Media (Rome, Italy) will present “Italy on Screen Today/EDIZIONE III” to promote Italian contemporary cinema. The two-day festival will be held on Saturday, December 8, from 2 pm to 8 pm and Sunday, December 9, from 2 pm to 8 pm in the Char...