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by Daniela Bartalesi-Graf Il mese di maggio segna la fine dell'anno accademico a Wellesley College, ma quest'anno per noi del Dipartimento di Italianistica è l'inizio di una nuova avventura: stiamo per lanciare Beginning Italian Language and Culture, il primo corso di lingua e cultura italiana interamente online. Sto leggendo le centinaia di doma...

The recent podcast of school news of the Italian Consulate in Boston has reached the 5th episode by now. Its name is Tuttinclasse! (It means "Go in class!") It is produced by the Educational Office of the Consulate General of Italy in Boston and it can be listened on your own cell phone or computer. In just a few minutes, you'll hear last school a...

A sexual harassment case that has been unfolding without public notice for nearly five years within the Yale School of Medicine has roiled the institution and led to new allegations that the university is insensitive to instances of harassment against women.   The case involves a former head of cardiology who professed his love to a young It...

Marblehead — This past Thursday, July 18, the Marblehead Rotary Club welcomed Silvia Venini, a short-term, summer exchange student from Italy. As part of its student exchange program, Rotary District 7930, which covers most of Eastern Massachusetts, has year-long and short-term summer exchange programs for local high school students with a nu...

The Giovanni Armenise – Harvard Foundation is pleased to announce it will be offering a CDA to a promising young scientist, currently not in Italy, to contribute to the creation of new areas of research in the biological sciences in Italy.   The Giovanni Armenise – Harvard Foundation's mission is to make it possible for young, newly independ...

By Michael D. Kane    Assumption College President Francesco C. Cesareo is being recognized as a leader in preserving Italian culture in Massachusetts. Cesareo has received the Italian Heritage Month Committee's "Leadership in Education" award.   Cesareo received the award Oct. 1 during the kick-off to Italian Heritage Month in t...

Complimenti, Joshua Crespo and Leena Ziane! The two Medford High School AP Italian students were awarded $1,000 each in scholarship money at the Federazione Associazioni Abruzzesi – USA gala last week.   The event, held at Filippo's Restaurant in Boston's North End, was one of several Italian-American Heritage Month celebrations highlig...

The recent podcast of school news of the Italian Consulate in Boston has reached the 5th episode by now. Its name is Tuttinclasse! (It means "Go to class!") It is produced by the Educational Office of the Consulate General of Italy in Boston and it can be listened on your own cell phone or computer. In just a few minutes, you'll hear last school a...

Boston College Department of Romance Languages and Literatures invites applications for the M.A. programs in Italian Studies. The department is committed to the professional formation of students, who graduate with broad experience in the analysis of literary texts, media and the arts, and strong pedagogical training and practice. We expect an inco...

By David Willis   Stefano Calvagno knew that somewhere, in some form, someone was playing a sport known as football. "I was aware that there was a sport called football somewhere in the world," he said in his native Italian accent. "But that was all that I knew. I had never seen a game. It's like cricket.   I know that someone pl...

Fiorenzo Omenetto works with silk all day (and apparently a lot of nights, too), but he does not make clothes, not even invisible ones, contrary to rumors triggered by a journalistic exaggeration published a couple of years ago and quickly spread around the world.   Yet, thanks to a fascination with this natural material — discovered at the...

The Boston College Department of Romance Languages and Literatures invites qualified students to apply to the Master of Arts program in Italian Studies. The department is committed to the professional formation of students, who graduate with broad experience in textual and cultural analysis including a strong component of visual literacy and film,...