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Italian Studies students Sarina Welsh and Elle Berti have been awarded with Chapman Italian Studies Council Travel Class Grants in support of their participation in the upcoming summer immersion course in Taormina, Sicily. This award is named after the philanthropic group that has supported the development and outreach activity of CU’s Italian Stud...

Promuovere lo studio della lingua italiana e incoraggiare gli studenti americani a sostenere l’esame Ap di italiano. Questo l’obiettivo del Comites di San Francisco che, attraverso la Commissione lingua e cultura, ha organizzato una simulazione online del test per gli studenti residenti nella circoscrizione consolare (Northern California, Utah, Ida...

Monday, April 16, 2018 at 6:30 pm. Organized by IIC Los Angeles in collaboration with UC Irvine and ISSNAF. Free entrance. Location: IIC Los Angeles - 1023 Hilgard Avenue - Los Angeles, CA 90024 - USA. Emiliana Borrelli, Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at UC Irvine School of Medicine, will discuss her work and research activity, whic...

Every year the County of Santa Clara CA USA/Province of Florence, Italy Sister County Commission offers scholarships to university students from Santa Clara County who are participating for an academic year in a University approved International Program in Florence, Italy. Applications are available at: www.sccgov.org/florencescholarships Completed...

The Bowers Museum and the Chapman Italian Studies Program have established a new internship in Museum Education and Administration for students of Italian at Chapman. This year, interns review and research exhibition content and assist in developing educational materials and programs for general public and schools to engage in the Knights in Shinin...

Join us for the third presentation of Chapman University’s s Italian Perspective series, this year focusing on the intersection between cinema and culture. It will take place at the Musco Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. A celebration of Italian cinema and culture, exploring the beauty and complexity of Italy...

Anche quest’anno la classe d’Italiano del quarto anno di San Francis High School di Sacramento ha fatto la visita al Consolato Generale d’Italia a San Francisco. Ad accogliere il gruppo erano presenti il console generale Lorenzo Ortona, il vice console Luigi Biondi e la responsabile delle scuole, Anna Zeppieri. Dopo una riunione informale, le stude...

The Italian Studies program at Chapman University has received a $55,000 gift from the De Santis family. The gift establishes the “Frank and Eileen De Santis Family Endowed Scholarship in Italian Studies.” This gift supports students pursuing a minor in Italian Studies at Chapman University. An initial $2,500 is being awarded in academic year 2017-...

Italian Studies minors Massimo Lesti and Morgan Barraza have been selected by the Dante Alighieri Society to participate in the VoluntarItaly Program during summer 2018. For a period of six weeks, they will be hosted by an Italian family and assist with educational and recreational activities in summer camps at oratories throughout Lombardy in Nort...

Although not as well-known as other prominent families such as the Medici, Visconti, or Borgia, the Malatesta of Rimini, especially during the leadership of Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta (1417-1468), occupy a central position in the history of the Italian Renaissance. Gifted with great military skill and a profound sensibility for the arts, the “wo...

L'insegnamento della lingua italiana iniziò nel 1950 quando Inez Lucchetti, Faliero Lucaccini e Maria Marchesi istituirono le prime classi d'italiano per bambini figli di emigrati che vivevano nella Città di Stockton e dintorni, dove gli italiani avevano fatto fortuna coltivando la fertile terra della vallata di San Joaquin. Nel 1974 queste classi...

La Bay Area di San Francisco è come noto il centro mondiale dell’innovazione tecnologica. Esso attualmente ospita un grande numero di scienziati e ricercatori italiani che lavorano nelle prestigiose università e nei centri di ricerca della zona, un gruppo di straordinario valore sia per gli Stati Uniti che per il Sistema Italia. In questi giorni è...