With words like api (happy), sangawich (sandwich), agida (stomach acid) and tencsalotto (thanks a lot), every Italian immigrant succeeded in communicating bilingually thanks to italiese. First coined by Gianrenzo Clivio in 1975, italiese (italiano + inglese) was used to describe the mixture of Italian and English spoken by immigrants in North Ameri...

DetailsWHERE: The Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue ROOM: 1218: Segal Theatre WHEN: February 27, 2015: 2:30 PM-5:00 PM CONTACT INFO: http://www.womensstudies/ ADMISSION: Free   DescriptionA celebration of the special issue of The Journal of Modern Italian Studies on Italian Fashion. There will be a Roundtabl...

The Rev. John Lo Schiavo, former president of the University of San Francisco who presided over the university's resurgence and a shutdown of its basketball program, died Friday. He was 90. Lo Schiavo died in the infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, said University of San Francisco spokeswoman Anne-Marie Devine Tasto.  ...

Are you an intermediate speaker of Italian who loves opera? Have you always wanted to have a better understanding of the words? Now is your opportunity to discover more of Verdi's "Rigoletto"!   Join ICC's native Italian instructor, Mirella Heimpel, as she uncovers the famous opera. You will listen to the music, pause to learn new language p...

La Regione Puglia, attraverso il Servizio Internazionalizzazione, ha aderito al programma Origini Italia, il corso di formazione in sviluppo imprenditoriale destinato ai discendenti degli emigrati italiani nel mondo. Origini Italia, giunto alla 15^ edizione, è promosso e organizzato dal MIB School of Management di Trieste, in collaborazione con A...

by Ryan Bonner   Suffolk County Community College student Dennisse Madrigal, of Babylon, has been named a recipient of the prestigious 2015 Programma Ponte Scholarship sponsored by the AIAE (Association of Italian American Educators) and will travel to Rome, Italy this June.   The Programma Ponte is a four-week program of study in Rom...

The long-running dispute between faculty members at the Florence campus of New York University and the program's administrators took a new turn this month when the American Association of University Professors wrote a letter to Ellyn Toscano, the program's executive director, questioning the university's "commitment to academic freedom and shared f...

by Sally Ho   Spanish still may be the runaway favorite for students learning a foreign language in Illinois, but one northwest suburban teacher has nearly quadrupled enrollment for a less ubiquitous language –Italian.   Lisa Sasso, an Italian teacher at South Middle School at 400 S. Highland Ave., started the foreign language program...

by Tom Secco We need to contribute,we need to contribute now. We need to contribute not only so our stories will not be forgotten, not only so we have some semblance of control about our stories but even so our stories already told in film and in books will not be misunderstood or forgotten.   We need to contribute to make sure that pe...

Are you an Italian American college student interested in interning in Milan, Italy, during the summer of 2015? Build your resume and experience the Motherland with this once-in–a-lifetime opportunity!   NIAF has teamed up with Career Paths in Milan and is offering an all-inclusive Italian job experience featuring an internship, accommodatio...