This week there were over 20 Italian Exchange students who came from Forli' Italy, in the Emilia Romagna Region near Bologna to Gloucester. This cultural exchange was an incredible way to form some long lasting friendships. Carousel Tours helped coordinate the trip with the help of Susan Boswell and the Italian teachers, Rayanne Menery, Estrella R...

by Mauro Battocchi   La Scuola Internazionale di San Francisco, the Bay's premier pre-K though 8th grade international Italian school, is set to hold their annual fundraiser gala called "La Dolce Vita" on March 14th at the Regency Center on 1270 Sutton Street in San Francisco.   Last year, over 400 people attended to show their suppor...

By Jaime Williams   The Bronx is losing a long-time educator. Roseann Carotenuto, most recently a regional superintendent for the Archdiocese of New York, has retired after a 42-year career in Bronx Catholic schools. Carotenuto's love for education goes back to when she was a kid, she said, when she would rather read or play 'schoo...

by Mauro Battocchi   "Italian Matters Because..." engaged an appreciate audience earlier this month when professors, lecturers and technologists came together and encouraged attendees to deepen their appreciation of la dolce lingua as means to change life and career. Held at at the Museo Italo-Americano, the afternoon included language mini-...

The University of California, Los Angeles, invites applications for an Assistant Professorship in Italian literature and culture, beginning July 1, 2014. Broad scholarly specialization will range from Dante and the European Humanist tradition to the 17th century. The successful candidate will be a committed and published scholar, with PhD in hand,...

Columbia's Italian Academy invites applications for projects in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. These may be related to all aspects of cultural memory; to research at the intersection of history, ethnography, and anthropology; to the relationship between contemporary and historical cultures; and to the histories of art, music, litera...

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:30am - 3:30pmLocation: The Office of the Consul General, Public Ledger Building, Suite 1026 150 south independence Mall West Philadelphia,PA 19106The Italian Consulate General in Philadelphia, in collaboration with the NJ Italian and Italian American Heritage Commissing (NJIIAHC) cordially invites you to atten...

ISSNAF - Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation and La Fondazione NY are pleased to announce the 2015 ISSNAF – La Fondazione NY Award for the Humanities. The award acknowledges the research of young Italian scholars in North America whose commitment to their discipline of study is innovative and honors their country of origin....

by Lisa Femia   The National Italian American Foundation is excited to announce the creation of NIAF on Campus, a new NIAF Italian American Leadership Council (IALC) Program. If you know an outstanding Italian or Italian studies professor and Italian American college or graduate student, please encourage them to apply!   The program i...

This three-week summer program, to be held for the second year in a row at the University of Calabria (Arcavacata di Rende) takes place June 13 through July 1 and is designed to introduce participants (doctoral students and professors) to cultural studies of the Italian Diaspora from a variety of academic perspectives.   This is the second y...