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A full-time Italian professor at Youngstown State University will be departing for a new opportunity at Loyola University Chicago in the fall. Carla Simonini accepted a position at LUC, where she has been named the inaugural Paul and Ann Rubino Professor in Italian American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences. According to LUC’s University...

This past Friday, the faculty and students of Notre Dame’s Department of Romance Languages and Literature came together in DeBartolo Performing Art Center’s Leighton Concert Hall to perform a wide variety of fantastic Italian music for a sold-out crowd. As part of Romance Languages International Week 2018, Professor Lesley Marcantonio’s “Intermedia...

Italian Teacher for a Maternity Leave. Marist High School, Chicago, has a maternity-leave teaching position to begin August 17, 2018, and run through the end of the first marking period (October 23, 2018) to teach Italian levels 1 and 2. Qualifications: Near native fluency required, BA required/MA preferred, previous teaching experience preferred....

The success of a partnership between Prospect High School and an olive oil company in Italy is causing officials at Township High School District 214 to consider offering more international internship programs to students. District 214 Superintendent David Schuler recently said additional international internships, which are currently just offered...

Leading Italian American studies scholar Carla Simonini, PhD, has been named the inaugural Paul and Ann Rubino Professor in Italian American Studies (IAS) in Loyola University Chicago’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), effective August 15, 2018. The endowed professorship was established to build a premier IAS program among only a handful of prog...

Milwaukee Public Schools. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Victory K8 & Milwaukee Italian Immersion School http://mps.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/en/home.htm http://www5.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/school/victory/ Requisiti richiesti: Abilitazione all'insegnamento in Italia o negli Stati Uniti; Minimo tre anni di comprovata esperienza nell'insegnamento su posto comune nella...

Call for Papers - “The Conflicts of Immigration Past and Present: The Position[ing] of Italians and the Diaspora”. October 18-20, 2018. Submission Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018. Upload/submit proposals to Submittable: https://italianamericanstudies.submittable.com/submit - For inquiries, please contact the conference committee at: IASAConference...

The Italian American Festival Foundation will award $8,000 in scholarships to Stark County high school graduates of Italian American heritage. The Italian American Festival Foundation Inc. of Stark County will award $8,000 in college scholarships for the 2018 school year. This is the 32nd consecutive year the foundation will award scholarships. To...

As a superbly trained and deeply committed teacher of the Italian language, Kelly Matthews won the Midwest Award for Leadership in the Teaching of Italian Language and Culture, sponsored by the Italian Consulate. The primary element of her winning application had to do with the way that her Italian classes are involved in the community, evidenced b...

Italian sprinter Semuedè (“Sem”) Andreis has verbally committed to The Ohio State University’s class of 2022. “I decide to commit to Ohio state University because I think it will be a good opportunity for my future and to stay closer to my american family and friends.”  [sic] Andreis came to the United States in 2016 as an exchange student in New P...

We have an announcement to make! We Have Moved! The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan, Detroit Metropolitan Area, is pleased to announce that MOVED to a NEW location. Starting from Monday, October 16, 2017 cultural and Italian language classes will be held at: 4050 West Maple Road, Ste # 250, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301.

The Week of the Italian Language in the World is an event promoted every year through the consular and diplomatic network of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This year’s edition (16-22 October) focuses on the theme “L’italiano al cinema, l’italiano nel cinema”. The Consulate of Italy in Detroit, in collaboration with the Detroit Film Theatr...