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Cari Amici, on behalf of the Italian Studies Council at Chapman University, I am pleased to present to you our fourth edition of the Italian Perspective series focusing on Science.  The event will be held on March 30, 2019 in the Musco Center for the Arts.  Tickets are on sale now at: http://muscocenter.org/event/science-and-culture-an-italian-pers...

Please join us for the Opening of the Clorinda Donato Center for Global Romance Languages and Translation Studies on October 18, 2018. The Donato Center was established on January 21, 2017, thanks to a $1.1 million donation by longtime supporter of Italian Studies, Mario Giannini. Named for the director of the George L. Graziadio Center for Italian...

La Commissione Lingua e Cultura del Com.It.Es. presenta “Insegnare Italiano”: una serie di proposte formative on-line e gratuite pensate ad hoc per i docenti di Italiano della circoscrizione consolare di San Francisco, con l’obiettivo di fornire metodologie e strumenti didattici che possano facilitare e fornire spunti per l’insegnamento della lingu...

The third annual convention of ILT ( Italian Languag Teachers' Workshop), organized by the Italian Department of University of Southern California (USC) will be focused on strategies to galvanise interest in Italian Language and Culture study in the US and increasing enrollment in language courses. A team of six experts in the field, from various N...

Wednesday September 26, from 19:00 to 21:30 PDT. Lucia's, 2016 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704. Get tickets here. BAC Talks are ten-minute presentations on a variety of topics that we believe you will find captivating regardless of your field of interest. Following the talks, you will have the opportunity to chat with the speakers and the partic...

L’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles ospiterà oggi pomeriggio, 13 settembre, dalle 18.30 una tavola rotonda sul tema "Meet Italy. Gli scienziati aerospaziali italiani del NASA/JPL" con alcuni scienziati italiani che lavorano presso il Jet Propulsion Laboratory della NASA. L’incontro sarà introdotto e moderato da Cinzia Zuffada, associate c...

The NBICF Scholarships are offered to students of SRJC Italian Language Studies. NBICF will award three $500 scholarships to students of Italian 1, 2, or 3 for the Fall Semester 2018.  Visit the Scholarship page for additional information and an application by clicking here.  The deadline for applications is Friday, October 26. Consideration will b...

At the age of 96, the geneticist Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza died, famous for having laid the foundations of population genetics and for having demonstrated the scientific groundlessness of the concept of the human race. Born in Genoa on January 25, 1922, he died in Belluno, where he lived. His scientific career had begun in Great Britain, and since...

A private elementary school in Van Nuys, CA seeks Italian teacher with experience teaching elementary school aged children in a school setting for their after school program. After school Italian language classes meet every Tuesday from 2:55 pm to 3:50 pm. Qualified candidate must be a native or near-native Italian speaker, will already have permis...

In honor of Italian Language Week, Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Italian Consulate General in Los Angeles, has launched the second annual Italian Language Kids Video Contest! The Week of the Italian Language in the World is an event promoted yearly by the cultural and diplomatic network in the third week of October. It focuses on a t...

There will be an important development in the Italian educational system in the world for the 2018/2019 school year: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) have recognised  “La Scuola International School” in San Francisco the status of equivalence  at preschool an...

Proportion, harmony, mythological subject-matter – all well-known and indisputable effects of classical recovery on Renaissance artistic expression. But James  G. Turner (James D. Hart Chair in English at UC Berkeley) in Eros Visible: Art, Sexuality, and Antiquity in Renaissance Italy underscores an easily neglected side of art and court culture d...