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By Amy Laskowski Soon-to-be-graduate Adolfo Gatti is the embodiment of BU's mission as a global university. The dual international relations and economics major grew up in Rome, interned in Geneva, and speaks three languages. This Sunday, Gatti (CAS'13) will deliver the student speech at Boston University's 140th Commencement. He plans to dra...

April 6 - April 20| 5:00pm-7:00pm | Harvard in Boylston Hall 403 | Cambridge8th De Bosis Colloquium in Italian Studies April 6: Nicola Gardini (University of Oxford),Lacuna. Saggio sul non detto(Einaudi) IN ENGLISH - Respondent: Corrado Confalonieri. April 13: Joseph Luzzi (Bard College), A Cinema of Poetry: Aesthetics of the Italian Art Film (Jo...

The Department of French and Italian at Dartmouth invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer in Italian beginning July 1st, 2017. Initial appointment for two years, with the possibility of longer-term renewal upon successful performance; annual teaching load of six courses at all levels of Italia...

The Scholarship Committee of the Italian American Celebration & Parade Committee (IAC) has announced its scholarship program for the academic year 2013-2014. Scholarships in the amount of $1000 will be awarded to full-time high school seniors in the Greater Hartford area that meet the criteria and guidelines.   Recipients of the scholars...

Students wishing to major in Italian must have achieved intermediate competence before embarking on one of two major tracks offered. A minimum of 30 credits beyond the intermediate sequence (Italian 201-202) is required. Students choose one of the two following major tracks:Italian Literature and Language. ALL STUDENTS MUST TAKE:Italian 301 (Advan...

The Ciociaro Social Club of Massachusetts is proud to announce their Italian classes for Children from ages 4 to 12. Located at 144 Bridge Street in Newton, classes meet every Saturday starting from the second Saturday of September through the last Saturday of May. The first semester runs from September to mid-January. The second semester runs fro...

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences named Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Professor Federico Capasso and electrical engineer Alfred Cho as the recipients of the 2015 Rumford Prize on Tuesday, in recognition of their contributions to the field of laser technology.   The award will be presented to Capas...

"So sorry about the mess," says Flavia Laviosa as she welcomes me to her home, a one-bedroom apartment halfway between Harvard and MIT. I quickly realize that the contents of her apartment live up to its location.   The "mess" — a consequence of an ongoing home improvement project — consists of books beyond counting, stacked in tall piles on...

Fitchburg State University President Robert V. Antonucci was recently presented the President's Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), given in recognition of his commitment to advancing the quality of student life on campus.   Antonucci was nominated for the award by Fitchburg State Associate Dean f...

Pirandello Lyceum President Rosario Cascio has announced that it is time to make your nomination for the 2013 I Migliori in Mens et Gesta Awards. From the Latin meaning "The Best in Thought and Actions," this award honors Americans of Italian ancestry who have excelled in their chosen fields and have made a significant contribution to society.Bost...

Discover your inner chef and Italy's incredibly diverse culinary landscape to create your own 3 course masterpiece! Six classes introduce the distinct and exciting cuisines of 6 Italian regions. Each class lasts 4 hours. You will cook in a newly equipped kitchen at the Dante Alighieri Society in Kendall Square, Cambridge, and enjoy your meal in int...

by Dana Hatic   When Union Bar & Grill closed in December 2014, The Aquitaine Group (Metropolis, Gaslight, Cinquecento) developed a new concept to join its family of restaurants. La Motta's Italian Specialties, a nod to mid-20th century Italian-American restaurants, officially opens today, October 27, at 1357 Washington St. in the South...