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The University has further extended its engagement with Italy with an interdisciplinary program in Italian Studies. The Italian Studies at Notre Dame program will bring together for the first time nearly 30 faculty members and more than 400 students from art and architecture to classics, language, literature, and history. Italian language, literat...

When Thaddeous Holbrook first saw Belding's new exchange student trying out for football, he wasn't impressed. "He looked skinnier than the rest of us," the Belding senior said of Simone D'Errico, of Turin, Italy, who is spending a year at Belding High School. "I thought maybe he might get hurt."   But when the soft-spoken Italian put p...

The AP® Italian Reading will take place June 12-18, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is the third year after the AP® Italian has been reinstated as a course and, after the excellent results of the two previous years, we are once more all looking forward to this year's Reading with great anticipation.   The Chief Reader, the Q...

by Thomas Franz   When Marina Licari began her educational journey as a kindergarten student 32 years ago, she could hardly speak English. The daughter of Italian immigrants, Licari grew up speaking her parents' native language. Years of bilingual classes and hard work in language arts paid off for Licari, whose journey through Chippewa...

by Sally Ho   Spanish still may be the runaway favorite for students learning a foreign language in Illinois, but one northwest suburban teacher has nearly quadrupled enrollment for a less ubiquitous language –Italian.   Lisa Sasso, an Italian teacher at South Middle School at 400 S. Highland Ave., started the foreign language program...

by Tom Secco We need to contribute,we need to contribute now. We need to contribute not only so our stories will not be forgotten, not only so we have some semblance of control about our stories but even so our stories already told in film and in books will not be misunderstood or forgotten.   We need to contribute to make sure that pe...

Cominceranno lunedì prossimo, 15 aprile, i corsi di italiano offerti da "ItalCultura", la Scuola ufficiale di italiano a Chicago. Per presentare la propria offerta formativa "ItalCultura" ha organizzato per domani la giornata delle porte aperte, dalle 17.30 alle 20 nella sede dell'Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Per l'intero pomeriggio sarà possibil...

Prevista una scadenza per la data del 25 febbraio 2016, la selezione per una borsa di studio Fulbright - Distinguished Chair - nell'ambito degli Italian Studies presso l'University of Chicago, Illinois per l'a.a. 2016/2017. Il vincitore avrà la possibilità di ottenere un incarico di insegnamento nel settore degli studi italiani nell'ambito di Itali...

By Michelle Gallardo   The Chicago area hosted a special guest Wednesday as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi toured parts of the city and the suburbs. His first official visit to Chicago, it was the first stop in a four-day tour of the United States focused on trade issues between the U.S. and Italy. First, he took part in a ribbon c...

​Adjunct Professor for Italian needed at the College of DuPage (COD) for the spring semester, 2017. The College would like to hire a person with an MA in Italian. However, an MA in another language and experience in teaching languages may be adequate. The candidate must be available during the day for second semester. Summer employme...

Tom Dreesen explains the need for including Italian American studies in the university curriculum. Memory of the Italian immigrant experience is fading fast and the only way to capture that slice of Italian and American history is serious study and teaching university level teaching, research and writing about the epic struggles and the remarkable...

Students from grade school to high school who want to get away to Italy this summer need travel no farther than Casa Italia in Stone Park. The Casa's Italian Language & Culture Summer Camp will introduce children ages 4 to 16 to the language and culture of Italy through drama, storytelling, arts and crafts, games, sports, dance, music, cuisine...