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The Henry Downs Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution awarded David Granger, a sophomore at Midway High School, with the winning submission on an essay about Christopher Columbus. Since 1996, the Henry Downs Chapter of the NSDAR has joined with the National Italian American Foundation to sponsor an annual natio...

V. Sue Cleveland High School - Rio Rancho, NM. This position is for the 2018-2019 school year. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; Current New Mexico Department of Education license appropriate to the teaching assignment with applicable endorsements or ability to obtain proper licensure with...

Sue Cleveland High School, at Rio Rancho, New Mexico, needs to fill a full-time teaching position in Italian for the 2018-19 school year. Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; - Current New Mexico Department of Education license appropriate to the teaching assignment with applicable endorsem...

Student Organization Outreach and Involvement Experience (SOOIE) announces Registered Student Organization Member, Advisor, and Event of the Month for February. The winners are as follows: The Member of the Month for February is Brooke Borgognoni from II Circolo Italiano. Borgognoni, a senior, has been an active member in the Italian club since her...

University of Dallas alumni develop a lifelong love of Italy after their time spent there during the Rome semester. Some alumni are drawn further into Italian culture through experiences completely external to their Rome semesters. One such alumnus is Dave Atkinson, BS ’99, spring Rome ’97, who lives in Dallas and works at Children’s Health. For a...

The university has many partnerships with international universities. One of the partnerships is with Università degli Studi di Verona, and it has been in effect for around 10 years.  Languages and Communication Department Head Dr. Lucia Harrison created the partnership in conjunction with Professor Francesco Fiumara. Harrison who is an alumna of t...

In honor of Italian Heritage Month, UTSA’s Architecture and Modern Languages Departments have teamed up to host an Italian Film Festival throughout October. The department will be screening a modern Italian film every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in the first floor gallery within the Monterey building on UTSA’s downtown campus this month. Four films in t...

Back in the mid-90s, if you wanted to develop an ear for the Italian language, practice your own conversation skills, or simply network with like-minded lovers of Italian culture, you showed up at the Double Rainbow coffee shop on Central Avenue in Albuquerque on Saturday mornings, ordered a cappuccinoand headed for the section with the most animat...

Many student organizations at Texas Tech provide an out-of-class opportunity to learn about foreign language and culture in a personable environment. Two such organizations are the Tech Italian Club and the Arabic Language Student Organization. Francesca Mirti, the Italian Club’s on-campus advisor and a foreign language instructor, said she started...

La XII Conferenza dei ricercatori italiani nel mondo si è conclusa con grande successo il 25 Marzo 2017. L’evento è stato organizzato dal COMITES-Houston (rappresentante del distretto consolare dell’Arkansas, della Louisiana, del Texas, e dell’Oklahoma) in collaborazione con il Consolato Generale d’Italia a Houston e del CTIM. Anche quest’anno la c...

The Twelfth Conference of Italian Researchers in the World will be held on March 25, 2017, in the Auditorium of the Italian Consulate in Houston, Texas.  Organized in partnership between COMITES ~ Houston, which represents the Consular District including Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, and the Office of the Consul General of Houston, this...

Luisa Nardini, associate professor of musicology at the Butler School, is a prolific scholar that specializes in Gregorian chant, medieval music theory, music and visual art, manuscript studies, and oral and written transmission of liturgical chant. Her most recent achievement is a prestigious American Council of Learned Societies fellowship—to tak...