On Saturday, September 23, 2017 President Franco Pavoncello welcomed 160 guests, including Trustees, parents, alumni, and students to the Hotel Hassler to celebrate JCU’s 45th Anniversary at the President’s Gala, “Building for the Future.” The Gala was an opportunity for the JCU community to celebrate recent achievements and developments, especiall...

Italian Immersion Day (Student Culture Day) 2017 was a huge success! Kids enjoyed themselves immensely! Thanks to all who sponsored this event and volunteered to make this day possible! WisItalia's very own Lucia Soldati is our newest addition to this fabulous event! Grazie Mille! Our visiting school was Academy of Accelerated Learning from Milwauk...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 6:30-8:30pm. Lecture Hall 101, Feliciano School of Business - Montclair State University - 1 Normal Ave, Montclair, New Jersey. The third part of the "Critical Made in Italy" series, designed by the Inserra Chair in 2016, this episode looks at what can be considered the quintessential Made in Italy product: the Italian la...

When Mimma-Marie Cammarata was growing up, her parents gave her the nickname maestra. She thought it was their loving way of calling her bossy in their native Sicilian dialect. She now believes that her parents had a premonition that she would eventually live up to the name and find her niche in a profession that she now adores: teaching. For 12 ye...

October Lecture Series on the Topic: Story Telling and Food History in Italy Through Recipes Books, and Periodicals (1945-1980). With Italian Historian from Rome Francesco D'Ausilio, whose area of research is Italian food history and culture. The Center for Italian Studies in Stony Brook University's Frank Melville Memorial Library, Room E4340 - 10...

When: Saturday, October 21, 2017 From 8:00 am To 7:00 pm -  Where: Department of Italian, Georgetown University, 37th & O Streets NW, Washington, DC 20057 Join us on October 21, at Georgetown University, for the third iteration of the Italian Language and Culture Conference which this year focuses the discussion on pedagogical innovations to increa...

Please join us for Every Child, a workshop on Early Childhood Education organized by the Italian Language and Culture Committee of Com.it.es of San Francisco, in collaboration with theItalian Society at Berkeley and Early Days Autism Center in Sacramento. Where: Ann Head Alumnae Hall, 2537 Haste St, Berkeley, CA 94720. When: Saturday October 7th, 8...

When people think of Columbus Day, the general consensus among most teenagers is that it’s a day that seems to blissfully free students from school. The actual holiday doesn’t have a lot of tradition: Americans don’t have parties to celebrate it, and there aren’t certain customs that define the day. It’s just meant to revive the memory of the era o...

In occasione del Columbus Day 2017, l’associazione MamApulia, in collaborazione con l AIAE - The Association of Italian American Educators, lancerà un gioco multimediale che vede come protagonista Cristoforo Colombo, il più famoso navigatore della storia. Il percorso ludico-educativo è rivolto a bambini che studiano l'italiano come seconda lingua n...

Chiunque mi conosca ve lo può confermare (credo) senza alcuna difficoltà: non sono mai stato un grande appassionato di sport. E non lo so nemmeno adesso, che la giovinezza ormai l'ho abbandonata... forse da poco, è vero, ma comunque l'ho fatto. Nonostante tutto, però, lo sport e i suoi personaggi e le sue dinamiche e il suo influenzare e farsi infl...