The Charles and Joan Alberto Italian Studies Institute is co-sponsoring a two-day symposium: "New Italy and the Jews: From Massimo D'Azeglio to Primo Levi", from February 28th to March 1st in partnership with the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University. This symposium is taking place in conjunction with the publication...

The Embassy of Italy brings more Italian language to Washington DC public schools. A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOA) between Italy and the District of Columbia was finalized today during a ceremony hosted by the Embassy with the leadership of the DC Public Schools (DCPS) administration, including Maggie White, Deputy Chief of Inner Core, and...

The Little Italy Lodge OSIA #2286 Foundation, Inc. will be awarding educational scholarships totaling $12,000 (two for $4,000; two for $2,000) for the 2019-2020 academic year. Awards assist individuals of Italian descent in furthering their education. Eligible Little Italy Lodge members, their spouses, and specific family members may apply. Applica...

Jacopo Gliozzi is an exemplar of the term “scholar-athlete.” Actually, “scientist-athlete” would be more accurate. Gliozzi became interested in William & Mary because of its men’s gymnastic team. He ended up mastering not only the pommel horse, but also a rigorous math-physics double major with a perfect 4.0 GPA — capped by induction into Phi Beta...

The Italian Diaspora Studies Writing Seminar -Heritage and Memory 2019 is full. We heartily thank the many people who have expressed interest in the program, and the ones who are signed in our waiting list. Those who are left outside this year will be given priority in the edition of 2020. Welcome on board to our 20 wonderful participants from Aust...

CALL FOR PAPERS: The American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI) will hold its annual conference at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, from May 30-June 2, 2019. The conference theme is open, but AATI encourages presenters to consider topics regarding current situations and events in Italy today, as well as those traditional subjects concern...

Seven Catholic schools in New York will close after the school year ends, due in part to declining enrollment, the Archdiocese of New York said. St. Rose of Lima Elementary School and St. Brigid School in Manhattan; Our Lady Help of Christians Elementary School on Staten Island; St. Nicholas of Tolentine Elementary School and St. Joseph Elementary...

The award was presented by C.A.S.IT President Giaconda Motta, Italian Consul Education Officer Professor Adamo Castelnuovo, and Eliot School Principal Traci Walker Griffith. Dr. Giuseppe Giangregorio and his brother, Fernando Giangregorio, own the Green Cross Pharmacy on Hanover Street in the North End. Principal Griffith said the Eliot School is t...

Cinquecento gli studenti americani che si sono radunati questo pomeriggio nel Salone dei Cinquecento di Palazzo Vecchio per partecipare al "Welcome Day", l'evento annuale organizzato dalle Università americane a Firenze. Un'occasione per dare simbolicamente il benvenuto a tutti i giovani provenienti da oltre oceano che decidono di trascorrere un pe...

In 2001, the University of Washington Rome Center established a year-long student internship position designed to give UW students a unique opportunity to gain practical experience working in an office environment in an international setting. It was named the Trina Deines Rome Center Internship in 2009 in honor of our UWRC Director Emeritus. The po...