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Italian Studies: Visiting Fellowship Position, Arts and Science at New York University. The Department of Italian Studies and the Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at New York University invite applications for the Tiro a Segno Fellowship in Italian American Studies, to be held during Fall 2014 and Fall 2016, pending administrative and budgetary approva...

With words like api (happy), sangawich (sandwich), agida (stomach acid) and tencsalotto (thanks a lot), every Italian immigrant succeeded in communicating bilingually thanks to italiese. First coined by Gianrenzo Clivio in 1975, italiese (italiano + inglese) was used to describe the mixture of Italian and English spoken by immigrants in North Ameri...

Manhattan School of Music has named Andrea T. Sanseverino Galan, Vice President for Development.   Ms. Galan assumed this position on April 1st. James Gandre, MSM president said, "Ms. Galan brings to Manhattan School of Music great skills, experience, and energy along with her personal alignment with our mission and who we are as a community...

On Wednesday, June 4th more than 49 smiling children, ages 4 -12, joined Camp Italia at the Garden City Public Library for a free Italian session in language and culture.   The event was presented by Camp Italia of Garden City in partnership with New York Italians in an effort to introduce children to a world language and its culture in a fu...

Imagine migrating to a land you don't know the language of. This is the reality that millions of Italians have faced when they moved to the United States after the unification of Italy, in 1861, and on.   "Ticketta" said the Italian man on American soil to refer to ticket. This is an example that Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino, language tea...

New York State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle today announced that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $1,500 scholarships to be awarded June 10th at their Annual Legislative Conference Day. Scholarship winners must be present to receive their awards.

La casa automobilistica di vetture sportive Ferrari ospita alcune lezioni di italiano, in collaborazione con l'Italian American Committee on Education (IACE). Allievi delle scuole medie superiori che studiano l'italiano in una delle scuole sostenute dallo IACE nei tre stati di New York, New Jersey e Connecticut avranno l'opportunità di imparare che...

Dante as a Political Theorist. Historicizing Theology and Theologizing Power: questo il titolo del simposio internazionale sul De Monarchia di Dante Alighieri organizzato congiuntamente dalla New York University e dalla Columbia University per lanciare un grande progetto globale su Dante che si svilupperà a New York da qui al 2021. Il simposio sì...

The Rockland Sons of Italy Lodge 2176 recognizes students each month who study the Italian language at area schools. The students are presented with a monetary gift at a monthly dinner hosted by the lodge members. To date, they have honored more than 20 students. On April 27, the lodge held its final presentation for 2016 and awarded four students...

di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino   Anche le feste possono rappresentare una sfida per chi insegna lingua italiana nelle scuole americane. Ce ne parla la Professoressa Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino. Invitiamo altri insegnanti d'italiano, sia delle scuole superiori che delle università, a mandarci i loro interventi scrivendo a svaccara@lavoceny.com...

Il Board of Trustees della Scuola d'Italia "Guglielmo Marconi" ha recentemente eletto quattro eminenti leader in seno all'organismo del Board che governa 300 studenti dal Pre-K fino al 12esimo livello bi-linguistico Prep School. La Scuola d'Italia fondata nel 1977 dal ministero degli Esteri, è privata e indipendente, l'unica nel suo genere fuori da...

by Anthony J. Tamburri   Cari Amici, We are delighted to announce that Donna Chirico, professor at York College CUNY and Chair of the inter-college Italian American Faculty and Staff Advisory Council, has been appointed Dean of for the School of Arts and Sciences at York College, CUNY.   As Provost Panayiotis Meleties stated in his a...