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October 28, 2020, Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Center for Italian Studies at Stony Brook University. A roster of historians, political scientists, literary experts, and art historians will discuss the different implications on society of the current pandemic with special attention to the Italian - US relationship. All presentations will be in Eng...

On September 14th, over 50 attendees joined the inaugural True Italian Taste Master Class “Boot” Camp. During the Master Class and tasting session, participants were led on a guided exploration of the flavors of Italy’s Piemonte region by a panel of expert speakers. Participants partook in a journey of discovery of Piedmont’s PDO and PGI products w...

Magazzino Italian Art announced today its appointment of Dr. Teresa Kittler as its 2020-21 Scholar-in-Residence. As the third scholar in Magazzino's history to be appointed to this position, Kittler will advance the museum's commitment to supporting new scholarship of Italian postwar and contemporary art. "We are thrilled to welcome Teresa to the m...

Aria spensierata e gioviale da bambina, l’abile e tenace bruna siculo-americana, Cav. Josephine Buscaglia Maietta, Presidente di AIAE- Association of Italian American Educators, ha centrato appieno l’obiettivo di unire l’Italia all’America. Josephine, insieme ad altri volontari creatori della cultura, è elemento fondante della medesima Associazione...

An ex-security chief at CUNY’s Kingsborough Community College claims that the school president has been systematically phasing out male white employees replacing them with minority women, new court papers show. James Capozzi, an Italian-American, claims he was unjustly booted from his job as Director of Public Safety at the Manhattan Beach campus i...

Hundreds of young people have learned everything they know about Italian American culture thanks to a person whose name they have never heard. For generations to come, they will continue to do so. These are the students of New York University (NYU) who regularly attend the courses offered through the Tiro a Segno Visiting Fellowship in Italian Amer...

Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio announced the appointment of Monsignor David Cassato, pastor of the Parish of St. Athanasius-St. Dominic Church in Bensonhurst, as the new vicar for Catholic schools on Thursday, July 23. According to the Diocese of Brooklyn (DOB), promoting diocesan Catholic schools is one of the roles for the Vicar for Catholic S...

Simona Rodano, a world-renowned songstress and multiple award-winner, is at it again! From her tiny apartment in Queens, the artist aka The Italian Fairy® spreads her love for Italy and her appreciation for the Italian way of life through edutainment. She presents unique online educational performances for young students all around the world. The I...

With the Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation's annual dinner canceled, the organizations annual scholarship winners were honored with check presentations at the Paulo Busti monument next to the Holland Land Office Museum yesterday. Honored were: Rhorri Fix, Kiaya Condidorio, Chris Gualtieri, Jake Torcello, Isabella Riner, and Megan Smith. Each student...

The Blauvelt Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 awards scholarships at the end of each school year to students across the region who have excelled in a specific subject area and demonstrate a strong ability to continue on to a successful college career. On Saturday, June 13th the organization awarded 18 scholarships.  “We are immensely proud of our Scholarsh...

Joseph Cammarosano, Ph.D., a Fordham professor emeritus and administrator whose tough and thoughtful leadership guided the University through some of its most pivotal moments, died on May 19 at South Nassau Community Hospital in Oceanside, New York, after suffering congestive heart failure. He was 97. “Dr. C,” as students and colleagues knew him, s...

One of the most difficult and altogether beautiful things about serving young children from the South Bronx is that they are entirely transparent. If they love something, you can see it in every part of their being — their smiles, their words, their laughter, their curiosity. If they hate something — you, for instance — you will know within seconds...