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Professor Alessandro Carrera, a native of Lodi (Lombardy, Italy), has had at least three separate, but, at the same time, intertwined careers. His early attempts at songwriting have run in parallel to his awarded writing efforts in prose and poetry. Philosophy has always reigned supreme, with German thought holding a special place in his heart.   T...

Si chiama così: «La Scuola». In italiano. Difficile non notarla a San Francisco, a poche centinaia di metri dalla sede principale di Twitter. Nata solo pochi anni fa come piccola scuola per gli espatriati italiani che non vogliono fare perdere ai propri figli il bagaglio culturale d’origine, La Scuola, anche grazie all’applicazione del metodo di Re...

L'Italo-Americano ha incontrato due delle fondatrici di uno dei più bei progetti di matrice italiana, che siano stati ideati e realizzati a San Francisco: Valentina Imbeni e Viola Buitoni, le quali hanno seguito passo dopo passo la creazione di La Piccola Scuola Italiana (LPSI). Entrambe, oltre ad aver fatto parte del gruppo direttivo fin dagli in...

The Italian Society at Berkeley is a vibrant cultural and academic organization, recently formed in 2015 with the joining of the Italian International Students Association and the Berkeley Italian Network.   The group is an informal network of students and scholars that promote Italian culture in the UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley Nationa...

The UC Berkeley Department of Italian Studies is pleased to announce Summer 2013 Italian Studies Course OfferingsOPEN TO ALL — NOT JUST BERKELEY STUDENTS!MAY 28-JULY 3:Italian Studies 160: Studies in the History, Society, and Politics of the Italian Peninsula Scoundrels, Saints, and Poets: Italian Character(s) in European CultureMeets M,T,W,Th 2-...

La Scuola is a preK-4 school growing to be a K-8. Our mission: to nurture children's innate ability to learn by challenging them academically, creatively and innovatively, while immersing them in the Italian language and making them keenly aware of the world around them and their place in it.   La Scuola is currently seeking an experien...

by Mary Platt   Chapman University's Italian Studies Council will present a morning-long symposium, "Culture and Business: An Italian Perspective," featuring presentations by some of the most innovative minds working at the nexus of Italian and American business.   The symposium will take place on the Chapman campus in Orange in Beckm...

Applications for the 2014-2015 school year are being accepted now for the Franklin Elementary Italian Dual Immersion Program! To enter Kindergarten, your child must be five years old by September 1, 2014.   Foreign Language Academies of Glendale (FLAG) Italian dual immersion is a 90/10 program that provide students an opportunity to lea...

Since the days of Nobel Laureate Emilio Segrè, Italian researchers have played a prominent role in academic endeavors at UC Berkeley, in California, and in the United States. With this event (planned as the first in a series of discussions), we would like to share successful stories of Berkeley Italian researchers, stories that show how Italian cul...

Calling all teachers who are fluent Italian would like to be part of an exciting new school that wants teachers to have a voice in and be part of the implementation of its educational program!   ISLA is a K-8 dual-immersion charter school that is being proposed in Glendale, California with an anticipated September 2016 start date. Although a...

Whether you are planning an overseas adventure to the old Kingdom of Trinacria, or simply love all things Sicilian, there is one person who can provide you with all the Sicilian lore you need to know: Professor Douglas Kenning.   Douglas Kenning spends half of each year in Sicily, where he runs a tourism company, and the second half in the S...

Italy has long been defined by its contradictions. From the irreligious popes of the Middle Ages to the modern nation's patchwork union, Italy has been seen as a nation of paradoxes and polarities. To better understand these contrasts, Carte Italiane, the Graduate Student Journal, Department of Italian at UCLA, is pleased to announce its 2013-14 ca...