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Gli studi italoamericani diventano un ponte tra l'Italia e l'America e da New York attraversano l'Atlantico per arrivare in Calabria. Un incontro che si concretizza in un accordo tra il John D. Calandra Italian American Institute del Queens College (CUNY) e l'Università della Calabria.   A firmare l'accordo sono stati, lunedì 6 ottobre, nell...

The MLA Italian American Literature Discussion group is seeking scholars and instructors interested in presenting at its round-table session—Negotiating Ethnic Politics: Teaching Ethnic Literature in an Italian American Context—scheduled for the 2016 MLA Convention in Austin, TX, January 7-10.   The session proposes to explore approaches by...

One year appointment with possibility of renewal to teach five sections of beginning and intermediate Italian. Other responsibilities include participation in co-curricular course related activities such as the Italian Table and Film Series.   Requirements: Master's degree, ABD or PhD; fluency in Italian and English; demonstrated college lev...

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), an internationally renowned college of art and design, business and technology, of the State University of New York, invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Modern Languages and Cultures Department of the School of Liberal Arts.   The successful cand...

The Italian Language Inter-Cultural Alliance (ILICA) is a not for profit foundation dedicated to the promotion of the Italian language as an instrument of understanding and study of a culture in continuous evolution, directed at not only Americans of Italian origin, but all those who share an interest in learning the Italian language as a key to un...

Italy comes to Long Island once again as Camp Italia welcomes children ages 4-12 to its summer camp programs from July 21st – July 24th, transforming the space at 38 Old Country Road in Garden City to an oasis of all things Italian.   For children ages 4-7, the camp day starts at 9 am and ends at 11am. For ages 8 to 12, the program begins at...

Dr. Panayiotis Meleties, provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs of York College/CUNY in Jamaica, Queens, announced today that Dr. Donna Chirico has been appointed Dean of the college's School of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Chirico's appointment is especially noteworthy as she is a product of York College both as an alumna and as a facul...

Columbia University was sued by a group of families for allegedly failing to use their donations to promote Italian culture as the benefactors intended. Several Italian-American families in 1927 donated $400,000 (worth about $5 million today) to the Manhattan-based university to erect La Casa Italiana, the "Italian House," on school land, accordin...

A group of unsung community members were recognized for their various contributions to Italian American education. On Sunday, January 10, the Forum of Italian American Educators hosted its annual Epiphany Dinner at Fratelli's Restaurant to celebrate the end of the Christmas season and announce this year's FIAME honorees.   According to...

Dear Friends,New York Italians in collaboration with Fordham University, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and Italian Honor Society C.I.A.O. is very happy to invite you to:"Tech and the City". Based on over 50 interviews with entrepreneurs, angel investors, venture capitalists, university professors, members of the Bloomberg adm...

di Ilaria Costa   Otto studenti selezionati dalla Regione Lombardia- tra coloro che alla maturita' del 2014 hanno ottenuto 100 e lode- sono venuti a New York dal 12 al 18 luglio a "degustare" la Grande Mela. Il progetto, nato in occasione della visita a New York dell' On. Maroni nel 2014 e sotenuto dalla Dr.ssa Valentina Aprea Assessore Ist...

There is a new wave of Immigration from Italy to the US. Are young people immigrating for the same reasons that their grandparents did?   How is this different from the turn of the century? Are the trades different or the same? Take this journey with Michele Petruzziello (photographer).   Read more   Source: http://www.iic...