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April 23-25, 2015 – University of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky CALL FOR PAPERS - ITALIAN STUDIES Deadline for Abstract Submission: November 10, 2014   The KFLC is proud to open sessions devoted to the presentation of scholarly research in the area of ITALIAN STUDIES. Abstracts are invited in all areas and aspects of this field, incl...

by Bob LeFavi   Every year, I escort a few dozen Armstrong and Georgia Southern students to Italy to study the healthful aspects of the Italian diet. My colleagues and I always chuckle when, after only the first day of being in Italy, our students turn to us and ask, "Why is everyone so thin here?"   Like many Americans, our students...

Life University in Marietta is planning to develop a campus in Rome, Italy. The Marietta Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1zzqbBQ) that Life's board of trustees last week voted to move forward with the plan.   Officials say the Rome campus would offer a Doctor of Chiropractic degree -- the same degree offered at the Georgia campus. &nb...

Olympia High School, one of the top performing public high schools in Florida located in beautiful Orlando, is seeking a qualified dynamic candidate to fill a full time Italian instructor position. The 13 year old, well established, Italian program at Olympia boasts 200-250 students yearly and consistently performs exceptionally well...

Luca Vullo, an internationally recognized Italian linguist, is bringing his popular nonverbal communication workshop to Mississippi State. Free and open to all, his Jan. 21 presentation is part of the 2015-16 Distinguished Lecture Series of the classical and modern languages and literatures department. The university's communication department...

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and the Italian Program (http://www.cas.sc.edu/dllc/) at the University of South Carolina invites applications for a Full-Time, Adjunct Instructor of Italian position beginning August 17, 2015. Required qualifications are an M.A., in Italian, Romance Languages, or Modern Foreign Languages,...

In these latest books, Dr. L'Abate further advances his theory of using distance, remote writing on the Internet for preventive, promotional, para-therapeutic, therapeutic, and rehabilitative purposes.   Dr. L'Abate believes that this approach can match most psychiatric disorders derived from common psychological tests and link interventions...

The Italian-American Cultural & Heritage Society of Washington County will award 11 scholarships to area students at a dinner May 17 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Southpointe. The scholarships, worth $3,000 each, are awarded through application of criteria that includes a one-page essay expressing their insights as a member of an Italian-America...

Molly Ward likes to build things.She took a pizza box, duct tape and a stick and made a brake for a wagon.The 11-year-old from Bowling Green who is home-schooled said the brake didn't work at first. "The stick kept falling off," she said.After several attempts, Molly was able to make her brake work. She knows inventing things is a system of trial a...

The department of modern languages and classics at The University of Alabama has grown over the years. Its growth includes the Italian program, which was established 25 
years ago.   Barbara Godorecci and her husband Maurizio were hired in the 1990s to create and implement the Italian progrm. The program went from a few courses to now offeri...

The Department of Romance Languages at the University of Georgia (www.rom.uga.edu) seeks to hire non-tenure track instructors of French, Italian, and Spanish beginning August 2015. Typical teaching load is four courses per semester at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Position renewable indefinitely based upon annual...

The Italian Society of Savannah has launched the Frank Finocchiaro Memorial Scholarship Essay Contest for juniors in Benedictine Military School and St. Vincent's Academy.   A $1,000 scholarship, applicable toward senior year tuition, will be awarded to the author of the best essay from each school.     Read more   Source...