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by Roberto Gallo   Italian has become one of the world's fastest growing languages, as well as its related fields of inquiry into cinema, popular culture and media studies, according to the Department of European Studies, Italian Studies, at San Diego State University. Its relevancy in arts and humanities, including literature, theatre, hist...

The San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) will begin its next session of Italian language classes beginning on Tuesday, March 24th. The SFIAC will offer three classes, which will be hosted for ten weeks on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. On Tuesday evenings, instructor Lisa Engelken will teach Beginning Italian Part I. This course...

Time: March 2, 2013 from 6pm to 11pmLocation: Julia Morgan BallroomStreet: 465 California StreetCity/Town: San FranciscoWebsite or Map: http://www.lascuolasf.org/giving-and-volunteering/spring-galaOrganized By: La Scuola Internazionale di San Francisco Event DescriptionEach year La Scuola Internazionale di San Francisco (a.k.a. "La Scuola", the ex...

At first glance, the team of apron-clad students engrossed in discussing the nuances of imported Italian olive oil at Prospect High School resembled a local version of the Food Network's popular "Chopped Teen Tournament."   But for Prospect Italian teacher Lyn Scolaro's AP (advanced placement) Italian students, everyone's a winner, with the...

«Dunque nulla di nuovo da questa altezza / Dove ancora un poco senza guardare si parla / E nei capelli il vento cala la sera. / Dunque nessun cammino per discendere / Se non questo del nord dove il sole non tocca / E sono d'acqua i rami degli alberi. / Dunque fra poco senza parole la bocca. / E questa sera saremo in fondo alla valle / Dove le feste...

Please spread the word about an opening for an Assistant Professor of Italian and Spanish at Palomar Community College in San Marcos, California. The Assistant Professor, Italian/Spanish is primarily responsible for teaching a variety of courses in the disciplines of both Italian and Spanish. This is a full-time, 10 months per year...

By Nickolas Marinelli For English, press one. Para Español, oprima numero dos. Is there anything more frustrating than hearing these words coming from your telephone? After all, this is America. And in America, we speak English. It infuriates me to have a recorded voice tell me that I have to press one to speak my own language—or for Spanish press...

The photo above was taken at a triumphant moment as the Italian community celebrated the welcomed news that the University of Berkeley was opening a brand new center for the study of Ancient Italy.   Now open and called the Del Chiaro Center for Ancient Italian Studies at the University of Berkeley, this new academic center is promoting and...

In realtà bisognerebbe chiedersi come fa l'Italia a fare a meno di 16mila giovani ricercatori che hanno scelto gli Usa per specializzarsi e contribuire al progresso delle scienze. In pratica si rimane affascinati dai "cervelli in fuga" che stanno costruendo, attraverso carriere brillanti, il futuro scientifico mondiale.   Il Mese della Scien...

The Italian American Academy offers two program tracks: one specifically designed for Italian speakers, and one designed for beginners with no previous exposure to the language. Classes are taught in a fun and nurturing environment where kids will be encouraged to open their minds to a new language and a new perspective on the world. Using an imm...

Having lived and worked in Europe, Nina Nielsen of Del Mar knows the importance of studying languages and learning about different cultures. That's why she began teaching her children multiple languages when they were still learning English. "The best time to learn a language is at the age when they're still forming skills in their native language...

by Krista Dossetti   On Thursday, February 13, 2014, members of the Italian community gathered at the San Francisco Italian Athletic Club (SFIAC) in North Beach to support his Excellency Claudio Bisogniero in kicking off the Adopt An Italian-Language Student campaign.   Bisogniero, who was originally scheduled to speak at the event, w...