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The Italian Cultural Institute and the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco are proud to announce the 2017 edition of the “Settimana della Lingua italiana nel Mondo” (Week of Italian Language in the World), which takes place October 16-21 in coordination with the Italian Embassy in Washington. Each year, in the third week of October, the Ita...

Last Saturday the Italian Studies program held the Italian Studies Annual Retreat and Reunion on the Chapman campus. The event, scheduled as part of the University’s broader Homecoming Week celebrations, brought together faculty, alumni, current students and their families. The program included presentations by Italian Studies faculty on their back...

Please join us for Every Child, a workshop on Early Childhood Education organized by the Italian Language and Culture Committee of Com.it.es of San Francisco, in collaboration with theItalian Society at Berkeley and Early Days Autism Center in Sacramento. Where: Ann Head Alumnae Hall, 2537 Haste St, Berkeley, CA 94720. When: Saturday October 7th, 8...

Dressed in togas made of dormitory sheets and sporting paper laurels on their heads, two high school students participating in this year’s Stanford Summer Humanities Institute (SHI) walked to the front of a lecture room, waving hands in a regal manner. “Today, we welcome Julius Caesar and Augustus,” said another student at the front of the room, in...

Congratulations to Simone Mori MD, working at Conti Lab at Scripps in San Diego and ISSNAF affiliate who won with his Immuno-Oncology team the Merck Biopharma Innovation Cup proposing a new molecule that direct the immune system against cancer! Bio: A native of Italy, Simone Mori graduated in medicine at the Polytechnic University of Marche, in Anc...

A rare, orchestral score of Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Aida has become a valuable source of instruction and inspiration for Stanford scholars. The handwritten manuscript, used in Aida’s Paris premiere in 1876, appears to be the earliest surviving copy of the famous opera’s full score – and the only surviving score from a performance co...

For many organizations the ability to help out a recent high school graduate with some scholarship money is a mission. The Enrico Caruso Lodge #1463 Order of Sons of Italy in America will attempt to do just that with the proceeds from their annual dinner. The dinner will be held on Saturday, July 8, beginning at 6 p.m. The cost of the event is $40...

As it turns out, kids from Cupertino and Copertino, Italy, really aren’t so different. The first student delegation from Copertino, Italy—Cupertino’s first sister city—visited the West Valley May 24-June 1. The Cupertino-Copertino relationship began in 1963 when then Cupertino mayor John Benetti visited the Italian town. The four eighth-grade stude...

Il neoArchimede Valerio Pagliarino, 17 anni, dell’ I.I.S. Nicola Pellati di Castelnuovo Calcea (Asti) - già vincitore dell’edizione 2016 del concorso europeo “I giovani e le scienze” – è tra i 3 migliori premiati a ISEF 2017 (International Science and Engineering Fair, svolto dal 13 al 19 maggio) di Los Angeles per il suo progetto di ricerca LaserW...

Melissa Marino and Marco Saglimbeni are the first students completing a B.A. in Italian Studies in the history of Chapman University. They inaugurate a new and growing path of study at the university. Their professors thank them for their sincere devotion to the study of Italian language and culture and for their hard work during the past four year...

There is a very good reason why, on May 11, the Leonardo da Vinci Society, in collaboration with the San Francisco Italian Cultural Institute, presented “Guglielmo Marconi-A Conference.” It was the second in a cycle of conferences celebrating Italian scientists who have made unique and stellar contributions to the world at large and have left their...

When: Wed, May 31, 2017 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italy-America Chamber of Commerce WEST, 925 N La Brea Avenue, 4th floor, Los Angeles, California 90038 The Consul General of Italy, Mr. Antonio Verde, is happy to extend the invitation to “Study in Italy”, a presentation about the Italian Higher Education system and opportunities for American...