Boffins eat your hearts out: the world record holder for the number of university degrees is a cheery but truculent 70-year old Italian. Luciano Baietti lives in the town of Velletri in the Alban Hills near Rome and spends his days pottering around his small house and garden. But at every morning at 3am he pulls out his textbooks and starts studyin...

The Origini Italia programme for Export Management & Entrepreneurial Development, is organized by MIB Trieste School of Management, In cooperation with ICE - Italian Trade Agency, with the local administration of Friuli Venezia Giulia Region and with other Italian regional organizations. The Program is now in its 17th year, and is aimed at the desc...

The Director of the Coccia Institute is delighted to announce the 2017 Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). Recognizing the importance of acknowledging and motivating excellence in the teaching of Italian, the Coccia family and Lawrence Inserra, Jr., have established this significant award. Our donor...

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...