“Perché gli americani vogliono imparare l’italiano?” (“Why do Americans want to learn Italian?”) This was the question my friends asked when I told them that I was going to go from working on my Master’s in Italy to teaching Italian conversation at Bowdoin. My reply was aloof, well-hidden behind an exploratory and reassuring tone: “Hopefully I will...

Si è tenuta presso l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco la seconda riunione degli insegnanti d'italiano della Bay Area. All’incontro, che si è svolto sotto il patrocinio del console generale d'Italia, Lorenzo Ortona, hanno partecipato circa 60 insegnanti provenienti dalla zona.  Anna Zeppieri, responsabile dell'Ufficio Scolastico presso...

One year, non-tenure track position beginning August 2018. Duties are to teach elementary and intermediate Italian language and culture courses. ABD or PhD preferred, but MA will be considered. Excellence in teaching and native/near-native Italian are essential. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience and strong interest in dev...

A professor at Saint Louis University is using video games to teach language skills to students. Simone Bregni, Ph.D., started playing games in 1975 when he was 12, according to a press release. During the mid-’80s, he realized playing text adventures helped him learn English. That revelation inspired his research and teaching methods, along with w...

The Italian Cultural Society is powered by its volunteers in its various activities, especially from its membership. We rely on volunteers for our Social meetings, for Special Events, and for our Language Program for children. If you have a special skill in hospitality, in fundraising, in organizing a great party, in hosting a musical event, in hel...

Italian Studies students Sarina Welsh and Elle Berti have been awarded with Chapman Italian Studies Council Travel Class Grants in support of their participation in the upcoming summer immersion course in Taormina, Sicily. This award is named after the philanthropic group that has supported the development and outreach activity of CU’s Italian Stud...

Faculty Type: Non Tenure Track Fulltime; Office/Department: Modern Languages & Literatures; Faculty Job Type: Full-time; Estimated End Date: 06/08/2019. The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at Loyola University Maryland is seeking a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Italian to teach in the department (4/4 load) and pr...

When Brendan McConville, an associate professor of music at UT, went to Italy on a Fulbright in 2016, he spent six months soaking up and recording the sounds of the country. During the program, he also translated those sounds into several original compositions based on the poetry of Gabriele D’Annunzio, the prized poet of the province of Abruzzo. T...

In 1987, Franco Giannotti, Angelo Sita, Giovanni Ferrara, and Msgr. Salvatore Polizzi founded St Louis – Bologna Sister Cities Committee with the cooperation and support of Bologna Mayor Renzo Imbeni and St Louis Mayor Vincent C. Schoemehl. The sister cities committee flourished for over a decade with reciprocal youth summer exchange programs, lang...

Scene dal teatro italiano classico nell'originale lingua italiana! Studenti della Washington University sotto la direzione della professoressa Rebecca Messbarger interpreteranno selezioni di Machiavelli, Goldoni, Pirandello e Fo, martedì 24 aprile dalle 10:15 alle 11:30 a.m. al McMillan Cafè della Washington University. Ovviamente l’ingresso è grat...