The position is in the department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at San Francisco State University. SF State is a member of the California State University system and serves a diverse student body of 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote appreciation of scholarship, freedom and, human diversity through ex...

Big Latino acts such as Daddy Yankee and Don Omar should watch their backs, because David Ferrari is touring South Florida promoting his latest music video “In Miami.” Though he’s not a well-known artists in the Americas, Ferrari is a big deal in Europe, becoming the first-ever artist to record reggaeton in Italian language.   He was bo...

Martedì 23 aprile 201318.00 in EDT   Literature, Music, Theatre, Architecture, Sculpture, Cinema, Painting...What is the impact and significance of the Italian Language in the arts? A panel discussion featuring: Carmine Aufiero - Conductor Claudia Consolati - Cinema and Italian Studies, UPenn Fabio Finotti - Center for Ita...

This symposium is a continuation—a sort of inter-mission—of the last three symposia ILICA has sponsored on the topic. After two events last fall and a third this past spring in Rome, ILICA concludes this discussion in November.   This event, in the meantime, offers the four Italian Americans an opportunity to gather their thoughts, so to spe...

Non deve stupire che un'Italia sempre sull'orlo della crisi politica sia invece in (relative) buone condizioni quando si guarda al suo export. Chi tra gli imprenditori nazionali si muove con chiarezza, coraggio e impegno sul mercato globale sa farsi valere, e i risultati si vedono. Anche, e forse soprattutto, in America, dove l'Italia è sempre più...

di Maurita Cardone   Sono lontani i tempi in cui gli immigrati italiani che arrivavano in America dovevano cercare di integrarsi anche a spese della propria identità culturale. Oggi i nuovi immigrati sono giovani, con un grado di istruzione generalmente alto, e non hanno intenzione di vergognarsi delle proprie origini né di recidere il legam...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : Giulia Casati for the Italian School NJ      Translation by:   Talking about Italian expressions, one that has always interested me while growing up is "to have a tail made out of hay." How many times did my mom ask me if I had a "coda di paglia"!? But what the heck did it mean? Growing up, at first...

by Sandra Tornberg   On April 2, the Wayne State University Department of Classical and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures held an Awards Day to recognize students who excel in their study of Italian.   Professor Raffaele DeBenedictis and Professor Don Spinelli, Department Chair, welcomed the students and their proud parents,...

Il Centro di lingua e cultura italiana Babilonia è lieto di annunciare la sesta edizione dell'Annual Teacher Study Grant, una Borsa di Studio creata per dar un riconoscimento tangibile a un docente di italiano e italianistica negli USA per il l'impegno e l'eccellenza nell'insegnamento di lingua e cultura italiana negli Stati Uniti. Quest'anno asse...

Unless you're a native speaker, it's easy to get confused by some Italian expressions. Here are a few useful and interesting expressions that I've encountered in Italy. There are Italian expressions with very familiar English equivalents...   "Chi dorme non piglia pesci" Direct translation: Who sleeps doesn't catch fish – What...