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The Modern Language Department at Central Connecticut State Universitywill offer a graduate course in Italian taught completely onlinein the Spring Semester of 2015, January 12—May 9: ITAL 560-C01 - ADVANCED WRITTEN ITALIANWritten communication in Italian, linguistic analysis, and study of stylistic varietiesCNR 40767Pre-requisites: Graduate...

On Saturday, Nov. 15, at 1PM, Lawrence DiStasi will present an illustrated talk at the San Mateo History Museum, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City, CA. DiStasi will speak about his book Una Storia Segreta--the internments, evacuations, exclusions and restrictions on Italian Americans During World War II.   He will specifically address the category...

A new edition of the "Palazzo sul Potomac" is now available. This English version, curated by Ambassador Gaetano Cortese, features the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC and chronicles diplomatic relations between Italy and the US.   Sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation and dedicated to "2013 - Year of Italian Culture in the...

The Italian Cultural Institute of New York presents: "A Personal Exploration of Pietrasanta as an International Arts Center". A talk with Ron Mehlman, Artist and Sculptor, and moderating Anna Mecugni, Lecturer at University of Pennsylvania, Bryn Mawr College. Monday, December 15 - 6PM, Italian Cultural Institute - 686 Park Avenu...

Irene Dalis, the beloved Grande Dame of the South Bay arts scene who reached the lofty heights of international stardom as a mezzo-soprano opera star before returning home to found Opera San Jose, has died. She was 89.   Dalis was a towering figure in the local artistic community and remained the driving force behind Opera San Jose until ret...

Palmen Fiat, a Kenosha, Wisconsin based dealer with a large selection of the Italian automaker's signature hatchbacks, is holding an end of year sale that might just make shoppers think twice about that large sedan they were sold on before.     The deals at Palmen on models ranging from the efficient 2015 Fiat 500 Pop and Fiat 500 Spor...

È uscito il nuovo numero, quello di febbraio, di IT@LICO, periodico dell'associazione "Italiano per piacere" diretto a St. Louis da Franco Giannotti.   Il giornale, che nel 2015 celebra il nono anniversario, apre con il resoconto dell'ultima riunione di IPP, quella di dicembre, che, ricorda Giannotti, "è notoriamente la più divertente dell'a...

by Jane Huson   In a world where color photographs are ubiquitous, we tend to be unaware of its humble beginnings. Born in Scandiano, Italy in 1943, Luigi Ghirri became a champion of contemporary photography. He pioneered color photography, often taking snapshots of landscape and architecture.   Having studied graphic design and land...

L'Italia ha un nuovo presidente, Sergio Mattarella, il 12° Presidente della Repubblica Italiana, e il primo siciliano al Quirinale; un evento storico importante di cui parlare nelle classi d'italiano.   L'elezione del nuovo presidente rappresenta un'occasione importante per parlare della storia e della politica italiana nelle classi di lingu...

Aprilia HSBK Racing recently announced the Aprilia USA sponsored effort for the 2015 MotoAmerica season. They are a two rider program with the RSV4 running in the SuperStock 1000 class. Both riders have already undergone rigorous physical tests and training regimens; team testing begins shortly.   Dustin Dominguez will be back with Aprilia H...

by New York Italians   Dear friends, New York Italians is proud to announce the creation of the New York Italians Business Networking Group. We are always thinking of events that will benefit our members. The purpose of this group is to provide an opportunity for our members who are entrepreneurs, business owners, professionals, sales peopl...

  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : Giovanni Verde      Translation by:   The first Italian woman to have founded and edited a newspaper was born in Patras on March 7, 1856 to the Neapolitan lawyer Francesco Serao, who in 1848 left his city because sought as anti-Bourbon, and Pauline Borely, a Greek dec...