Professor Alessandro Carrera, a native of Lodi (Lombardy, Italy), has had at least three separate, but, at the same time, intertwined careers. His early attempts at songwriting have run in parallel to his awarded writing efforts in prose and poetry. Philosophy has always reigned supreme, with German thought holding a special place in his heart.   T...

Call for Papers — Faith, (Ir)reverence, and the Italian Diaspora Fifty Years of Italian American Studies. Marriott Wardman Park 2660 Woodley Road NW Washington, DC 2008. November 2-4, 2017. Submission Deadline: June 15, 2017. Upload/submit proposals to Submittable: https://italianamericanstudies.submittable.com/submit. For inquiries, please contact...

Riparte anche quest'anno il progetto VoluntarItaly promosso dalla Dante Alighieri of Michigan, che permettera' per la seconda volta a studenti americani di recarsi in Italia per insegnare l'inglese e imparare l'italiano in dei campi di volontariato. Il bando prevede che gli Oratori delle Diocesi Lombarde (www.odielle.it), in collaborazione con la D...

Massimo Bonavita Memorial Scholarship 2017. In honor of our co-founder, Massimo Bonavita, and in keeping with our mission to promote Italian language and culture, the Italian Cultural Center will offer a scholarship designed for students majoring/minoring in Italian. Specifically created for Minnesota residents/students in partnership with the Univ...

The Visual & Performing Arts Division of Gulf Coast State College is excited to present “Italian American Reconciliation,” a comic folktale by John Patrick Shanley, winner of the 1988 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for his film Moonstruck. The play is described as a fanciful, lighthearted and zestfully comic exploration of male/female r...

La vita bella or the beautiful life. That’s what members of the Il Circolo Italiano of the Main Line helps members live. Il Circolo Italiano, or the Italian Circle, is a club that promotes the Italian language with lessons, an opportunity to practice speaking it, along with cultural programs, fellowship and, of course, food. Theresa Scaramuzza, the...

The Society of Italian-Americans is accepting applications for a $1,000 scholarship given to a high school senior enrolling in a college or university in the fall following high school graduation.  Any high school senior with at least one Italian ancestor is eligible to apply.  A winner will be selected based on GPA and two required essays.  Applic...

Vorrei portare alla luce alcuni dati e le poche riflessioni che ne derivano, sull’avvenire dell’insegnamento della lingua italian nelle Università Americane. Il calo nelle iscrizioni negli ultimi anni è un dato inoppugnabile, e a poco giova ricordare la crisi delle cosiddette humanities al grido di “mal comune mezzo gaudio“. E’ un calo che ho risco...

The city’s school district may soon name the School 16 media center after the founder of the “Italian Voice” newspaper following repeated lobbying by the founder’s daughter. Cesairna Augusto Earl, the daughter, made the case to name the school or media center after her mother, Mary Augusto, yet again on Wednesday night. School board president Chris...

We are delighted to announce our first series of cooking classes at our location on Greenwood in collaboration with Caffe’ Musica. Classes will be taught by our great chef Leeann Tesorieri. Classes  will be held on Wednesdays from 6:00 pm on March 8, March 22, April 5, and April 19. Join us for a series of hands-on classes featuring traditional pas...