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Deadline for entries Friday , February 17, 2017. Final Competition: Sunday, April 2, 2017. Calling All Young Inventors. In keeping with the legacy of inventor Antonio Meucci, The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum is pleased to announce the: The 2017 Antonio Meucci Young Inventors’ Competition Throughout his lifetime, Antonio Meucci was responsible for many i...

It’s no secret that New York City is home to some of the best ways to experience Italian culture, with neighborhoods such as Little Italy and artisanal grocery stores such as Eataly. We are surrounded by a plethora of cultures, and as New Yorkers, it is our responsibility to take full advantage of the opportunities they offer to understand and beco...

Italy and the Euro-Mediterranean Migrant Crisis: National Reception, Lived Experiences, E.U. Pressures. Columbia University, Wednesday, April 26, 2017; Montclair State University, Thursday, April 27, 2017 The Euro-Mediterranean migrant crisis prompted by the turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East continues to be discussed with increasing frequ...

The Primavera Italian Language and Culture Program is pushing forward against the odds, trying to stay in operation for another year - getting help from wherever they can find it. Liras, euros and dollars will all be graciously accepted.   The free, comprehensive Saturday-morning program has served the community for 35 years, teaching both t...

On June 30, 2014, The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York appointed five new Distinguished Professors: Dean Anthony Julian Tamburri was one of them.   His appointment will go into effect this coming September 1, 2014, as Distinguished Professor of European Languages and Literatures at Queens College.   Read more &nbs...

"This is a great opportunity," Pennella said. "I'll get to see and learn about new areas. Everybody talks about Rome, but this is different. I'll visit the town of Narni and other local spots."   Pennella will study culture, history and language in the Umbria region in central Italy from July 12-15. Her trip is part of a summer program...

Future chefs and food business leaders studying at The Culinary Institute of America can now immerse themselves in an academic concentration in Italian cuisines and culture that includes a 15-week study trip to Italy.   The concentration for students pursuing CIA bachelor's degrees in management features a semester abroad at the Castello di...

All high school seniors in Erie and Niagara counties are invited to apply for the two annual college scholarships offered by the Italian-American Police Association of Western New York, the group announced Wednesday.   Applications for the Erie County Deputy Sheriff Robert S. Insalaco and the Buffalo Police Officer David J. Scime scholarship...

Sip Italian wine in Central Park on a Venetian Gondola and enjoy an Italian lesson from a native Italian teacher! Price: $60 per student (maximum 5 students) - Reservations required. Fridays at 5pm - 'Conversational' level italian   Also available on Thursdays at 7pm -'Everyday Italian Phrases' Placement Tests: Because the Italia...

By Gianna Pontecorboli Giorno della Memoria come spunto di riflessione per andare più lontano e ridefinire molte pagine della storia degli italo-americani? Questa è la sfida che Fraser Ottanelli ha lanciato al Calandra Italian American Institute della City University di New York durante uno degli eventi newyorkesi dedicati al ricordo della Shoah....

Melissa Witkowich '16 was taken aback when she and a group of her Manhattan College classmates pulled into Scampia, Italy — an area just north of Naples — and were greeted by a mass of teenagers banging on their van with sticks.   They weren't angry, insists Witkowich, but overcome with joy to have visitors, which are a rarity given the city...

The symposium "Italian Identity in the Third Millennium" is a continuation--a sort of inter-mission-of the last three symposia ILICA, the Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance, has sponsored on the topic.   After two events last fall and a third this past spring in Rome, ILICA concludes this discussion in November. This event, in the mean...