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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...

di Rosalba Reggio e Luca Orlando   In principio era una semplice latteria, oggi – cinque generazioni e più di 110 anni dopo – è un grande negozio specializzato che vende e "racconta" il cibo made in Italy. A testimoniare la storia di questa famiglia italiana Luigi (Lou) Di Palo, pronipote del fondatore del negozio.   Si presenta parla...

di Alberto Magnani   Dal bancone sotto casa a un "supermercato della qualità". Con quasi 100 milioni di clienti, apertura 24 ore su 24 e un bacino grande quanto gli Stati Uniti. Si presenta così Taste It, l'iniziativa ideata dalla società di consulenza ExportUsa per la promozione nel mercato americano dei prodotti di qualità della filiera ag...

Loved the world over, Sophia Loren, Italy's national cinema icon and eternal diva, turns 80 on September 20th and is marking the milestone with a book of memoirs revealing details of her rags-to-riches life.   The 300-page book "Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – My Life," Loren went into many juicy details and what she called her "trunk of mem...

Last weekend, at the boisterous intersection of Hollywood and Highland, thousands gathered for three days of live music, food, wine, rides, and games at the 13th annual Feast of San Gennaro.   The savory smells of Italian sausage and warm cheese melting on thin pizza permeated the air as guests indulged in baked clams on the half shell and s...

When hundreds of thousands of Italians arrived in New York City on boats 100 years ago, they brought with them dreams of a better life for their children.Over the following generations, those families achieved great success. But they made sure to remember one piece of advice: Never forget where you come from. "I'm proud to be an American, I'm very...

Vincenza & Margherita Italian American Bistro is a new restaurant that opened a little more than a week ago across from the Graylyn Shopping Center. The casual eatery, also known as V&M Bistro, has had a growing crowd at its 1717 Marsh Road location in the Marsh Triangle. The site had formerly been home to liquor and comic book st...

  WTI Magazine #47    2014 November, 12Author : UNIONCAMERE      Translation by:   Historical backgroundRomagna has a type of bread called "piada" that is soft, thin, warm and fragrant, and is always cooked on a terracotta dish called a teglia. Clay dishes have been manufactured in Montetiffi for centuries, using a technique that dates back to t...

Having premiered in 1813, Rossini's opera buffa, The Italian Girl in Algiers, is a true comic gem with delightful characters, sparkling music and coloratura fireworks. It follows the courageous Isabella, a young Italian woman who travels to Algiers to find her missing lover, Lindoro. Upon her journey, Isabella captivates Mustafá, the Bey of Algiers...

The La Famiglia Scholarship committee is pleased to announce the financial aid competition for fall 2015. The total amount of scholarships offered will be $12,000, awarded in these increments: $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000 (two). To be eligible to apply, the applicant must be a Lodge member, spouse of a member, or child/grandchild of a member.  ...

Una terrazza da cui abbracciare con lo sguardo tutto il paesaggio circostante, nella sua bellezza, varietà e complessità: è questa l'idea suggerita dal titolo del libro commissionato dalla Quadriennale di Roma a quattro giovani curatori d'arte, per fare il punto sullo stato dell'arte in Italia dal 2000 al 2014. Terrazza. Artisti, storie, luoghi in...

The submarine sandwich – popularized by small sandwich shops from coast to coast usually bearing the name of a national chain – has to be the most frequently store-bought sandwich in the country.   Though it might be difficult to make the connection from lesser mass-marketed versions, its roots are Italian-American. The sub in its various si...