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We are excited to announce the publication of Italian American Review Volume 6, Number 1! Volume 6, Number 1 is a special issue on organized crime that grew out of the Calandra Institute's seventh annual conference, titled "MAFIAs: Realities and Representations of Organized Crime" (April 25-26, 2014).   While the scope of the conference...

Quando: Sabato 14 Maggio 2016 A partire dalle 10.00 a.m.Dove: Consolato Generale d'Italia, 690 Park Avenue - New York Il Consolato Generale d'Italia a New York, in collaborazione con Bocconi Alumni Association NY, Italy-America Chamber of Commerce e Italian Trade Agency, presenta la prima edizione della Job Fair, ulteriore tappa del cicl...

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - Hours: 6:00 p.m. Site: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago - 500 N Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Organized by: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago Vernaccia di Oristano, considered the noble wine of Sardinia, is similar to sherry. Its origins surface thousands of years ago: according to archaeologists,...

Announced last month from illy's global headquarters in Trieste, illy Foundry is a nimble, Italy-based unit of developers and interaction designers being drawn from all over the world. The unifying purpose of this group is to deeply understand people's habits and wishes related to the coffee experience, and then build new digital products and servi...

General Description of Position: The Department of Modern Languages at Kansas State University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian, term position, for the 2016-2017 academic year, with an option to be renewed. Generalist with ability to teach introductory and intermediate language courses as well as literary and...

ByJoseph Nocco According to a Tuesday report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports' The Vertical, Italian swingman Alessandro Gentile appears poised to ink a NBA deal this summer. The Houston Rockets currently own the draft rights to the Italian superstar after he was originally selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second-round of the...

By Hua Hsu At some point I realized that I had accidentally watched every episode of "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives." The series, which airs, with an oddly comforting relentlessness, on the Food Network, bills itself as a road trip highlighting America's unheralded small-town haunts.   Its primary appeal, though, is its host, the chef and res...

Here we have the trailer for the documentary Reimagining Sicily. Director, Mark Spano, has said that he made the film because he found a gap in cultural and historical representations of the island. Sicily, as one of the most invaded corners of the planet, has a plethora of influences and much to offer in this regard.   A crossroads at the h...

By Adrienne Roberts Primanti Brothers Restaurant and Bar, a Pittsburgh-based chain known for its sandwiches with coleslaw and French fries on them, will open two restaurants in metro Detroit: one in Taylor on Wednesday and the other in Novi by early September — the restaurant's first locations in Michigan. The Primanti Bros. restaurant in Tay...

By Lauren Ball Pittsburgh's 55th mayor, Richard S. Caliguiri, dedicated his life to serving Pittsburgh, helping it survive de-industrialization in the 1980s and setting it on the path for future prosperity.   Born of Italian descent in Greenfield on Oct. 20, 1931, Mr. Caliguiri began his service to Pittsburgh as the director of the city's p...

By Catherine Smart Francesca Montillo thinks Italian cooking is for everyone. The Calabrian native, who has lived in the Boston area for 28 years, launched her business, Lazy Italian Culinary Adventures, last year to help the most novice cooks enjoy a taste of her homeland.   She started teaching classes at adult education centers in Brookl...

By Beth Accomando   Fabio Frizzi may not be a household name in the U.S., but he has created some of the most memorable scores for Italian horror and Western films. He will be performing in San Diego Thursday night at Brick By Brick.   Frizzi has been composing scores for Italian genre cinema for decades. Most famously, he provided at...