NEWS FROM : Education  

Complimenti, Joshua Crespo and Leena Ziane! The two Medford High School AP Italian students were awarded $1,000 each in scholarship money at the Federazione Associazioni Abruzzesi – USA gala last week.   The event, held at Filippo's Restaurant in Boston's North End, was one of several Italian-American Heritage Month celebrations highlig...

The recent podcast of school news of the Italian Consulate in Boston has reached the 5th episode by now. Its name is Tuttinclasse! (It means "Go to class!") It is produced by the Educational Office of the Consulate General of Italy in Boston and it can be listened on your own cell phone or computer. In just a few minutes, you'll hear last school a...

Boston College Department of Romance Languages and Literatures invites applications for the M.A. programs in Italian Studies. The department is committed to the professional formation of students, who graduate with broad experience in the analysis of literary texts, media and the arts, and strong pedagogical training and practice. We expect an inco...

By David Willis   Stefano Calvagno knew that somewhere, in some form, someone was playing a sport known as football. "I was aware that there was a sport called football somewhere in the world," he said in his native Italian accent. "But that was all that I knew. I had never seen a game. It's like cricket.   I know that someone pl...

Fiorenzo Omenetto works with silk all day (and apparently a lot of nights, too), but he does not make clothes, not even invisible ones, contrary to rumors triggered by a journalistic exaggeration published a couple of years ago and quickly spread around the world.   Yet, thanks to a fascination with this natural material — discovered at the...

The Boston College Department of Romance Languages and Literatures invites qualified students to apply to the Master of Arts program in Italian Studies. The department is committed to the professional formation of students, who graduate with broad experience in textual and cultural analysis including a strong component of visual literacy and film,...

Boston celebrated the 2,000th anniversary of Publio Ovidio Nasone's birth in style. On March 17, a group of students from the Abruzzese town of Sulmona (Ovidio's birthplace) held a special presentation at Filippo Ristorante in the North End, where over 100 representatives of the community gathered to hear more about the Certamen Ovidianum Sulmonens...

The Department of Italian Studies at Wellesley College, the Educational Office of the Italian Consulate in Boston, and MITA (Massachusetts Italian Teachers Association) are pleased to invite you to attend the: State of the Discipline: Italian Studies in the Early 21st Century. The first symposium, organized by Wellesley College in 2009, began...

The Pittsfield Chapter of UNICO recently held its scholarship awards ceremony at the Italian American Club in Pittsfield, in conjunction with the Paul J. Capitanio Jr. Memorial Football Scholarship award ceremony.   Since 1987, the Pittsfield UNICO chapter has given out more than $238,000 in scholarships throughout Berkshire County. The cere...

Plainville Community Schools has named Plainville High School teacher Maria Fazio Colangelo as the 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year. As Teacher of the Year, Colangelo will also participate as a candidate for Connecticut's 2017 Teacher of the Year program. Each district Teacher of the Year will be individually recognized at an awards ceremony lat...

Beginning July 1, 2015. Assistant professor (tenure-track) in Italian. Primary focus: medieval/early modern Italian studies (literature, culture and the visual arts). Historical, interdisciplinary and intercultural breadth essential.   The successful candidate will have a proven record of scholarship in medieval and/or early modern Italian S...

PROVIDENCEProvidence è la capitale del Rhode Island, lo stato più piccolo degli Stati Uniti, grande più o meno quanto la Val d'Aosta. La sua particolarità però è un'altra e ci riguarda da vicino: qui c'è la più alta percentuale di americani di origine italiana.   DOVE SI TROVA E CHI CI VIVEAffacciata sull'Oceano Atlantico, Providence dista 1...