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by Silvia Simonetti   After a long delay, the much-awaited Master of Arts degree in Italian Studies has been approved by the Academic Senate of the California State University, Long Beach. Strongly supported by the George L. Graziadio Center for Italian Studies, represented by Chair Clorinda Donato, the new Program will be effective sta...

By Mauro Battocchi   Perhaps your schedule is hectic and you're having a hard enough time preparing your taxes let alone learning the Italian language. And maybe the prospect of sinking $300 into Rosetta Stone doesn't sound like the best use of your hard earned cash.   But hey, don't give up! You can still learn Italian here and there...

Verterà su diverse tematiche legate all'apprendimento ed all'insegnamento dell'italiano come lingua straniera, con un attenzione particolare sul ruolo delle nuove tecnologie (blog, wikis, forum ecc.) il corso che avrà luogo da mercoledì 15 a venerdì 17 gennaio all'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles.   Il seminaro, che si svolgerà tu...

Daniele Struppa, attuale Chancellor della Chapman University presso la quale è stato chiamato nel 2006, è stato nominato dal Board of Trustees dell'Università "Presidente designato" e successore dell'attuale Presidente Jim Doti, Ph.D, quando questi andrà in pensione. A darne notizia è il Consolato generale d'Italia a Los Angeles.   Laureatos...

by Theresa Sabatino   As I have gotten older, I have felt the need to re-connect with so many aspects of my life. In 2009, I made a decision, and that was to come home.   In my heart, home has always been San Jose. After both of my parents passed away, I felt a pull toward this place of my birth. I also knew that I didn't want to just...

Dall'8 maggio al 7 giugno l'Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles ospiterà "150 anni di genio italiano", mostra itinerante curata dalla Fondazione Rosselli che propone le maggiori scoperte scientifiche dall'anno dell'unificazione d'Italia ai nostri giorni evidenziandone l'apporto sulla qualità della nostra vita quotidiana.Mese italiano della...

An interdisciplinary team of Ph.D. students from the University of California, San Diego, recently spent time at archaeological sites in the southern Italian region of Calabria, and they came away with a newfound respect for the daily routine of uncovering the past – and a better understanding of how to safeguard archaeological sites and artifacts...

by Sal Pizarro   The San Jose-based Italian American Heritage Foundation is giving out a record $22,000 spread among 18 scholarships for its Italian American Young Scholars program and is celebrating the awards with a barbecue Sunday at its headquarters at 425 N. Fourth St.   Tickets for the barbecue are $22 for adults and $7 for kids...

by Francesca Gaspari   ItaLingua is seeking a qualified volunteer to help our organization promote our Italian classes for adults and children in Berkeley. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual interested in enhancing ItaLingua's visibility and expanding program enrollment. The volunteer will assist in carrying out marketing strategi...

di Silvia Simonetti   Ogni lingua presenta le proprie caratteristiche peculiari, e tutte le lingue hanno proprie combinazioni di parole, dette anche "collocazioni", che i parlanti nativi spesso usano in maniera automatica e senza rendersene conto. Un esempio di tale fenomeno è rappresentato dalla comune espressione "lanciare un appello"...

By Mauro Battocchi   Dr. Victor Vari, the longest serving professor at the University of Santa Clara, was recently honored with the dedication of the Victor B. & Julia Botto Vari Hall. Professor Vari has been teaching Italian language for 68 years, and this year will be the 61st at Santa Clara for the vivacious nonagenarian.   San...

The Italian Cultural Society is looking for teachers! Native/native-equivalent Italian speakers, who possess a university education and experience teaching children or adults, please contact us. (All candidates must currently be authorized to work in the US).We encourage all persons interested in teaching Italian to send their resumes and contact i...