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Steven Hughes, Ph.D., professor and chair of history at Loyola University Maryland, is the recipient of a Fulbright Senior Research Grant to study the 19th and 20th century evolution of an Italian law that drastically lessened the punishment for honor killings.   Hughes will conduct his research in Rome during the 2014-15 academic year, with...

Gettysburg College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position in Italian Studies at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor (https://www.gettysburg.edu/academics/italian/) beginning August 2016.   Qualifications: The successful candidate should have a commitment to teaching in the liberal arts tradition and show a p...

Calling all teachers of Italian language and culture! "Teaching Italian Symposium/Workshop: Meeting VIII" is right around the proverbial corner. This year's theme is "Imparando giocando"--Play and Games in the FL Classroom. To register and select your workshops--first come, first served--please go to: http://tiny.cc/TI8-giocare. Or feel free to con...

A partire da domani, venerdì 30 gennaio, il chapter di Mantova di Filitalia International, organizzazione internazionale impegnata nella diffusione della lingua e della cultura italiana nel mondo e nel rafforzamento dei rapporti tra Italia e Stati Uniti, avvia corsi di lingua angloamericana.   Pasquale Nestico, fondatore e presidente emerito...

by Maureen Daye   Linda Schiano, who teaches Italian at the Manalapan Englishtown Middle School, enthusiastically shared her knowledge about how to create and cook pasta with more than 100 eighth-graders on a recent day at the school.   Some 10 years ago when Schiano began teaching at MEMS, she came up with the idea of having an annua...

The Italian Teachers Association of New Jersey (ITANJ) and the Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America at Montclair State University joined forces on March 26th for their seventh annual collaboration, Italian Language and Culture Day.   This full day of performances showcased the hard work and creativity of middle school and h...

The Director of the Coccia Institute for the Italian Experience in America, Dr. Mary Ann Re, is delighted to announce that, recognizing the importance of acknowledging and motivating excellence in the teaching of Italian, the Coccia family and Lawrence Inserra, Jr., have generously increased to $3,000 the monetary prize associated with the Teaching...

FAIRFIELD, N.J., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The UNICO Foundation, which is affiliated with UNICO National, the largest Italian American service organization in America, has announced the establishment of several new annual scholarships specifically for nursing students. At the UNICO National Convention held last month, UNICO Foundation Presiden...

At 77 years old, a retired teacher of Italian from Old Bridge High School (OBHS) was the most senior graduate to receive her Ph.D. degree during the 250th Rutgers University Commencement Ceremony.   During the convocation on May 13 from the Graduate School of New Brunswick, reader Dean Wasserman said of Ida Marinzoli, "This candidate is grad...

The AATI National Organization has created a committee to investigate methods to promote the AP exam, to increase the number of students by 20% over the next 2 years to maintain the exam, and to establish strategies, materials, and assistance to both educators and AP students.   I (Lyn Scolaro), along with Beppe Cavatorta, are honored to ser...

The Lido Civic Club of Washington D.C. is pleased to announce that it will grant an award of $2,225 to the Casa Italiana Language School/Ente Gestore, to help support and promote the continuation of the AP Italian Language & Culture exam.   The grant will be used by the Ente Gestore to award $89, the fee for taking the AP Italian Languag...

by Sarah Nolan   Several Italian Studies students received accolades at the Ho-Ho-Kus Board of Education meeting on May 5, celebrating their hard work, dedication and passion for the language and culture.   Seventh graders Julia Arscott, Alexandra Galgano and Rachel Scrivanich were awarded by the Coccia Foundation – an organization th...