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The Department of Romance Studies seeks Lecturer in Italian (benefits-eligible, 2/3 fulltime equivalent) to teach four language courses per year beginning 2013–2014;additional administrative duties required. This position requires proven, effective teaching skills, at least an MA, and native or near-native competency in Italian. This position, w...

PHOENIX — David Wright hit a two-out grand slam in the fifth inning and the United States beat Italy 6-2 Saturday night in the World Baseball Classic. The U.S. (1-1) meets Canada (1-1) in the final game of Pool D play on Sunday with the winner advancing to the second round. Ryan Vogelsong settled down after a shaky start to get the victory. The S...

Sunday April 28, 2013 1:00pm-3:30pm   High Note Café1549 S. 13th St.Philadelphia, PA 19147   DOWNLOAD the flyer for this event.   Live performances featuring Pasquale on the accordion, video of Mario Lanza, and a 50/50 raffle.   3 course lunch with a cash bar, $50.00 per person   Seating is limited. Please RSVP by...

Se per molti la conoscenza del Texas è rimasta alle puntate del telefilm Dallas (quello originale degli anni '80, non il sequel di quest'anno), vale certo la pena farci aiutare da chi lo conosce bene per scardinare questo luogo comune e raccontare un po' questo stato che rappresenta l'avanguardia per molte positive issues che fanno dell'America il...

Si attraversa un periodo di grandi cambiamenti nelle scuole pubbliche di New York, per via dei nuovi requisiti –noti anche come Common Core Standards- che riguardano la valutazione degli insegnanti e l'apprendimento e progresso raggiunto dagli studenti, misurato con l'esame di fine anno. Queste nuove regole hanno creato molte polemiche tra insegnan...

Giusto settant'anni dopo l'avvio dell'Operazione Husky che portò le truppe alleate a conquistare la Sicilia, la Galleria Credito Siciliano, ad Acireale, propone una grande mostra in cui lo Sbarco rivive nelle immagini del celebre fotografo statunitense Phil Stern. Ad annunciarlo Ezio Costanzo, curatore della mostra, che sottolinea come la mostra of...

by David H. Thorne   Thank you, Richard. I am very pleased to be here today at what is widely considered the world's premier art fair.   For years, the Venice Biennale has attracted the most exciting artists of their time. For all participating countries, the Biennale is an opportunity to showcase the creativity and innovation of thei...

by Andrew Bagley   Often in life, great things are created by chance. Not the chance found in lady luck, but the chance created by perfect timing and someone; one's decision to open a door and allow another to act out their passion and desire by creating greatness with unexpected and overwhelming results.   Such is the latter with Gra...

by Maria Teresa Cometto   NYC startups' model versus the Italian and Israeli systems: that was the most interesting topic discussed last Thursday, June 17 at the Italian cultural institute in New York. To be noticed: Italians are copying the Israeli dual structure of startups, which keep R&D in their country and open offices in the US fo...

by M.E. Jones   DEVENS -- Rhode Island native and Williams College alumnus Anne Marie Reardon has been researching Italian POWS in Massachusetts, and Devens, during World War II. The topic, presented at a meeting of the Devens Museum Board of Trustees, ties into her studies as a graduate student at Brandies University, where she is pursuing...

Maria Scuteri prepared 72 pounds of pasta Saturday for the 34th Italian-American festival, despite an afternoon rainstorm. "I was surprised by how busy it got," Scuteri said, eyes wide, as she helped prepare sauce for another busy day.   Scuteri, of Watkins Glen, was working with her family at Scuteri's Cannoli Connection with around 20 oth...

Paul Ursino, 65, is retiring after almost four decades running Salem Food Store on Moody Street. With its deli counter, freezers, and well-stocked Italian pantry items, Salem Food Store specialized in imported cheeses, cured meats, specialty pastas, coffee, Italian bread, and handmade ricotta and sausages, produced locally.   The store had s...