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Boston celebrated the 2,000th anniversary of Publio Ovidio Nasone's birth in style. On March 17, a group of students from the Abruzzese town of Sulmona (Ovidio's birthplace) held a special presentation at Filippo Ristorante in the North End, where over 100 representatives of the community gathered to hear more about the Certamen Ovidianum Sulmonens...

The Department of Italian Studies at Wellesley College, the Educational Office of the Italian Consulate in Boston, and MITA (Massachusetts Italian Teachers Association) are pleased to invite you to attend the: State of the Discipline: Italian Studies in the Early 21st Century. The first symposium, organized by Wellesley College in 2009, began...

The Pittsfield Chapter of UNICO recently held its scholarship awards ceremony at the Italian American Club in Pittsfield, in conjunction with the Paul J. Capitanio Jr. Memorial Football Scholarship award ceremony.   Since 1987, the Pittsfield UNICO chapter has given out more than $238,000 in scholarships throughout Berkshire County. The cere...

Plainville Community Schools has named Plainville High School teacher Maria Fazio Colangelo as the 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year. As Teacher of the Year, Colangelo will also participate as a candidate for Connecticut's 2017 Teacher of the Year program. Each district Teacher of the Year will be individually recognized at an awards ceremony lat...

Beginning July 1, 2015. Assistant professor (tenure-track) in Italian. Primary focus: medieval/early modern Italian studies (literature, culture and the visual arts). Historical, interdisciplinary and intercultural breadth essential.   The successful candidate will have a proven record of scholarship in medieval and/or early modern Italian S...

PROVIDENCEProvidence è la capitale del Rhode Island, lo stato più piccolo degli Stati Uniti, grande più o meno quanto la Val d'Aosta. La sua particolarità però è un'altra e ci riguarda da vicino: qui c'è la più alta percentuale di americani di origine italiana.   DOVE SI TROVA E CHI CI VIVEAffacciata sull'Oceano Atlantico, Providence dista 1...

C.A.S.IT. Inc. (Centro Attivita' Scolastiche Italiane), in cooperation with the Eliot Innovation School and the Office of the Education Director of the Italian Consulate, is proud to sponsor its second Full Immersion Italian Summer Camp for students ages 4‐10.Dates: July 7, 2014 – July 18, 2014Times: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 noonLocation: Eliot Innovation...

The Middlebury Language Schools are now accepting applications for the Kress Fellowships for Language Study—Kress offers a fellowship for graduate students in art history with a proposed focus on European art history.   The fellowship covers the comprehensive fee (tuition, room and board) for one summer of intensive immersion at the Middlebu...

The Waterbury Sons and Daughters of Italy, Lodge 2878 is accepting applications for local one-time scholarships from students of Italian descent who live in and/or attend school in Waterbury. Applications must be completed in their entirety. All completed applications must be received by the Waterbury Sons and Daughters of Italy no later than...

Whether you are planning a trip to Italy, wish to communicate with your Italian family or simply want to learn to speak a foreign language, learning to speak Italian is fun! C.A.S.IT., Inc. (Centro Attività Scolastiche Italiane), the education committee under the auspices of the Italian Consulate of Boston, is pleased to invite those who wish to l...

The recognition of excellence in education was the first order of business at a recent Milford School Committee meeting. The Senator Louis P. Bertonazzi Foundation presented the annual "Outstanding Teacher Award" for 2015. Teachers nominated from each school were each presented a plaque and the winning nominee received an inscribed book plaque...

Da piccola Katia Bertoldi si divertiva ad aiutare il padre litografo: insieme componevano le figure da stampare sulla carta, a Trento. Oggi ha 36 anni, insegna Ingegneria meccanica applicata in una delle più importanti università degli Stati Uniti, Harvard, e gioca con figure tridimensionali molto più complesse.   Ne ha appena creata una fin...