Barbara Klein, president of the Italian Film Festival USA and long-time resident of the metro St. Louis area, has been acknowledged by the President of the Republic of Italy with the conferral of the title of Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d'Italia (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy). The award recognizes her thirteen years as president...

As a superbly trained and deeply committed teacher of the Italian language, Kelly Matthews won the Midwest Award for Leadership in the Teaching of Italian Language and Culture, sponsored by the Italian Consulate. The primary element of her winning application had to do with the way that her Italian classes are involved in the community, evidenced b...

For 18-year-old Angelica Dore, 2017-18 is turning out to be a year of first-time experiences: Studying anatomy at the high-school level and playing on a basketball team. Sampling new foods, such as peanut butter paired with jelly. Watching with wonder as grown-ups, not just children, wear costumes for Halloween. “I do recommend it,” the young woman...

A $2 million gift from Arnold Lisio ’56, ’60M (MD) and Anne Lisio endows the Lisio Program in Italian Studies within Arts, Sciences & Engineering (AS&E) at the University of Rochester. This gift ensures that students will always be able to study in Italy and have opportunities to enhance their understanding and appreciation for the language, art, c...

Author Valeria Fanelli launches her first book on bilingualism. “Why don’t Mamma and I speak the same language?” is a publication written both in Italian and English, dedicated to all kids whose parents have moved to the U.S. from Italy and have decided to pass their linguistic heritage to their children. Gianni loves the way he and his mom communi...

Today we are going to talk about adjectives, all those words we use to describe an object or a person. In English it’s relatively a simple matter: the adjective (quality) always goes before the noun (object or person). For instance, the brown table will never be the table brown, or the old man won’t become the man old. Easy peasy.

“Guardali, che belli che sono”, mi dice la mia amica mentre osserva i suoi figli giocare con altri bambini. Un gruppo chiassoso, c’è anche qualche adolescente. “Sono nati a Las Vegas, New York, in Messico, parlano inglese, spagnolo ma soprattutto italiano”. La conversazione avviene in un parco di Las Vegas, se fuori ci sono ancora 30 gradi ed è qua...

In occasione della XVII Settimana della lingua italiana nel mondo, il Comitato della Società Dante Alighieri nel Michigan ha promosso l’incontro dal titolo “Ferrante Fever” dedicato all’approfondimento delle opere di una delle scrittrici italiane più apprezzate e discusse degli ultimi anni, Elena Ferrante. L’evento è stato organizzato in collaboraz...

Italian School NJ is searching for Italian part-time language lead & assistant teachers for our programs: adult and/or children classes and/or tutoring. Flexible hours: pick what works best for your schedule: mornings, afternoons and/or evenings and Saturdays. Weekday programs are held in East Hanover, Saturday programs are held in Chatham, but we...

What a GREAT night!!! Big Thanks to everyone who came to our presentation in Dallas, Texas! We had a fantastic time and we really enjoyed the post-screening discussions. It really was one of the most electrifying screenings we have had so far, thanks to the great energy of all the University of Dallas STUDENTS who came out to see Tiramisu For Two....