Full disclaimer: Carbonara is a no more deserving subject for this article than amatriciana or cacio e pepe, both of which you should absolutely order in Rome (do Da Francesco for amatriciana, and Flavio Valevodetto for cacio e pepe). But carbonara's popularity Stateside—plus an American-slanted back story—makes it the one dish you never want to mi...

A semester abroad changed the very course of Michelle Bufano’s life. Bufano, executive director of Chihuly Garden and Glass in Seattle, was a science major at Marquette University, on track to become a speech pathologist. When a study abroad opportunity arose during her junior year, she jumped at the chance. Off she went to Rome. Once there, she im...

The fourth edition of the Italian Diaspora Studies Summer Seminar (IDSSS) will take place June 11-29, 2018, at Roma Tre University. This three-week summer program is designed to introduce participants (advanced graduate and/or doctoral students and professors) to cultural studies of the Italian Diaspora from a variety of academic perspectives and t...

During the last two years, also thanks to the many excavations for major urban works, numerous archaeological finds of great importance have re-emerged in Rome. The C line of the Roman subway has arrived near the historic center and even before entering the circle of the Aurelian Walls, the route excavated by the moles has brought to light several...

On Wednesday, September 20, 2017, the Institute for Entrepreneurship of the John Cabot University welcomed Chris Schembra, Founder and Chief Question Asker of the 7:47 Club, a company whose aim is to awaken empathy in people and organizations.

Spettacolo e conferenza 23 ottobre ore 17.30-19.30. Centro Studi Americani, Via Caetani 32, Roma. Ingresso libero Gangster e latin-lover. Da sempre Hollywood dipinge così gli italiani in ossequio alle 4 M di mamma, mandolino, mafia e macaroni. Ma come abbiamo raccontato noi italiani gli yankee? Ufficiali dell’esercito guerrafondai e tutti d’un pezz...

Throughout history, civilizations have come and gone from the Italian peninsula, each one leaving its mark. From the Etruscans’ stonework to Greek architecture, Arabic cuisine to French rule, all made an impact. And none more so than the Ancient Romans. Their inventions and innovations gave shape to early Italian life and changed the course of civi...

The ruins of a landmark industrial building in Rome have become home to an art project that casts an unflattering light on the Italian capital’s patchy record of urban regeneration. Sections of the abandoned shell of the Mira Lanza, a former soap factory, now house a collection of works by Seth, a French street artist who camped illegally on the ru...

È arrivato alla sua XII edizione il Rapporto Italiani nel Mondo della Fondazione Migrantes, che verrà presentato nell’Auditorium “V. Bachelet” del Church Palace - Domus Mariae a Roma il prossimo 17 ottobre.  Dopo i saluti di Don Giovanni De Robertis, Direttore generale Fondazione Migrantes, e l’introduzione di Monsignor Guerino Di Tora, Presidente...

Nino, a shoeshine boy wandering in the streets of Rome, reacted with scorn when Monsignor Carroll-Abbing suggested that he knew of an institution where the youngster could learn a trade. Nino looked him up and down and said, “Who, me? Go into an institution? Marching all day in line? Not me! I can come and go as I please, and look … I’ve got a pock...