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In collaboration with the New York Council for the Humanities, NIDO (Noi Italiani D'Oggi) and Arts Mid-Hudson (formerly Dutchess County Arts Council) Folk Arts Program present "Linguini and Lust: Food and Sex in Italian American Culture," a lecture presentation by Fred Gardaphe, Ph.D., tracing the evolution of stereotypes of Italian-Americans as lo...

The Boys' and Girls' Towns of Italy (BGTI), an international non-profit organization empowering war refugee and migrant youth, recently welcomed Staten Islander Gabriele Delmonaco as its new executive director. Delmonaco, who lives in New Brighton with his family, moved to the borough in 2001 from Rome.   He said of his choice to move to the...

by Chris Wuensch The Westchester County Board of Legislators said "congratulazioni" at a recent ceremony to Eastchester High School's Victoria Muriel for her dedication to Italian culture. The board of legislators teamed up with the Westchester Coalition of Italian American Organizations on Oct. 19 at the Legislative Chambers in White Plains...

Last summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio paid homage his Italian roots with a nine-day family vacation to his ancestral homeland that garnered widespread media attention.   This month, he's making a much shorter journey to the New York University Kimmel Center in Manhattan to honor his maternal heritage.   Read more   Source: htt...

May 29th, 2015 - IONA COLLEGE, New Rochelle, NY Teaching Critical Thinking and Cultural Diversity in the Foreign Language Classroom. In collaboration with IACE   The perception of a lack of understanding of cultural diversity in the American learning community leads instructors to challenge assumptions and stereotypes while addressing...

Date: Monday, October 19, 2015 Hours: 10am to 8pm Venue: Italian Cultural Institute of New York Organized by: ICI In collaboration with: Scuola Italiana "Guglielmo Marconi" e IACE (Italian American Committeee on Education) Italian Student Day in collaboration with Scuola Italiana "Guglielmo Marconi" of New York and IACE (Italian American Commi...

By Jaime Williams   The Bronx is losing a long-time educator. Roseann Carotenuto, most recently a regional superintendent for the Archdiocese of New York, has retired after a 42-year career in Bronx Catholic schools. Carotenuto's love for education goes back to when she was a kid, she said, when she would rather read or play 'schoo...

Columbia's Italian Academy invites applications for projects in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. These may be related to all aspects of cultural memory; to research at the intersection of history, ethnography, and anthropology; to the relationship between contemporary and historical cultures; and to the histories of art, music, litera...

Annamaria Monaco, Suffolk County Community College associate professor of Italian and adviser to the College's Italian Club, has been elected president of the Long Island Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI). Monaco studied at the University of Pavia, Italy and earned a doctorate degree from Stony Brook University in 20...

Open Enrollment is on for Sicilian Language Lessons. Next class is on Monday March 14 at the Italian Charities of America in Queens, located at 83-20 Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst, Queens, New York 11373 Tel # 718 478-3101, which is sponsoring the lessons along with the Sicilian Cultural Institute of America. Lessons will focus on learning the S...

di Liliana Rosano  È stata un "cervello in fuga" costretta a lasciare l'Italia per la Svezia ma non esclude di tornare, un giorno, nel suo paese. Alessandra Bonito Oliva, napoletana, laurea in psicologia sperimentale e dottorato a Roma e Chicago, ha continuato la sua carriera a Stoccolma dove ha vissuto per cinque anni.   L'amore l'ha...

di Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino   L'istruzione può continuare in modo molto produttivo fuori dalle scuole, con le gite che sono per gli studenti una finestra aperta sul mondo che non possono vedere in classe.Un approccio tipico, Imparare con l'esperienza, diverso da quello usato tra i banchi di scuola perchè non si impara totalmente per descri...