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Wagner College will hold its annual commencement exercise on Friday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m. The program will take place under a big-top tent erected on the Sutter Oval in front of the college’s iconic Main Hall on Howard Avenue, Grymes Hill. The commencement speaker will be President Richard Guarasci, who is retiring in June after 22 years with the co...

As a research assistant for Fordham’s oral history initiatives, the Bronx Italian American History Initiative (BIAHI) and The Bronx African American History Project (BAAHP), Alison Rini, FCRH ’21, said she saw shared themes between the two projects. Soon after that, Rini said her research mentor Kathleen LaPenta, along with Co-Director of BIAHI, Ja...

Un grande lavoro di squadra. È così che il Console Generale Francesco Genuardi ha definito l’introduzione del Dual Language Program inglese/italiano nella Publich School 242 di Harlem, il primo a Manhattan, dopo quello già attivo a Brooklyn. Un lavoro di squadra che ha visto coinvolti istituzioni italiane e americane, associazioni, rappresentanti d...

Tuesday, May 7, 12:30–2:00 pm. Room VC 3-160, Baruch College, CUNY. Award-winning cultural critic John Gennari will explore the sonic dimensions of Italian American life, discourse, and music in the 2019 Friedman Symposium at Baruch College on Tuesday, May 7 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. in room 3-160 of the Vertical Campus, 24th Street and Lexington Ave...

The yearly summer study abroad program in Italy is looking for students to join the trip. The summer study is a five-week course where students travel around Italy and earn up to seven credits taking classes. The program begins on May 24, when students land in Rome. From there, they stay in Perugia, a city in central Italy filled with youth and stu...

We are very pleased to announce that the Samuel H. Kress Foundation has awarded a multi-year grant of $100,000 to the Syracuse Florence Graduate Program in Italian Renaissance Art. Together with another grant the Kress Foundation awarded the program in December, this money will provide five years of crucial financial support for our Kress-Florence...

Senator Joseph Griffo is once again encouraging area high school seniors and current college students in his district to apply for the 2019 New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Academic and Athletic Scholarships. Griffo says this year, the Conference is awarding two academic and two athletic scholarships, each in the amount of...

CALL FOR PAPERS: The American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI) will hold its annual conference at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, from May 30-June 2, 2019. The conference theme is open, but AATI encourages presenters to consider topics regarding current situations and events in Italy today, as well as those traditional subjects concern...

The National Organization of Italian American Women is accepting applications for its annual Scholarship Program, which provides financial awards annually to highly qualified Italian American women enrolled in college and graduate school. Preferential consideration is given to applicants who have demonstrated excellence in fields of study of Italia...

Il 9 marzo 2019, in collaborazione con IACE e La Scuola d'Italia - NEW YORK, Studio Arcobaleno organizza la Conferenza annuale di primavera. Didattica della Lingua Italiana: ITALIANOCANTANDO, ITALIANOGIOCANDO, ITALIANONARRANDO. Una giornata di festa italiana all'interno di un percorso metodologico-didattico per l'insegnamento della Lingua Italiana...

Divisa tra due città, unita da due lingue: la vita di Raffaella Galliani, insegnante di italiano dal 2012 a New York e fondatrice di Speakitaly, è sempre stata così. Un po’ milanese, «perché Milano è una città che mi dà sicurezza e stimoli». Un po’ newyorkese, «un amore che coltivo dalla prima volta nel 1999». E che l’ha portata ad aprire una scuol...

Questo libro di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino mi sarebbe stato di grande aiuto e utilità venticinque anni fa quando ho avuto l’opportunità di far decollare un programma d’italiano in una scuola media della mia città nel Wisconsin e ho dovuto affrontare il processo di certificazione in tempi velocissimi e saltare a piè pari nella politica e cultura sco...