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Thursday, September 24th 2020. 6:00 PM EDT. PI-Philly in partnership with the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, is excited to present the next online event. We invite you to join us for the talk "Dante without Footnotes - Personal Reflections on the Divine Comedy". THIS EVENT IS FREE BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Register Now In this pres...

Negli ultimi giorni, anche su La Voce di New York, le parlamentari italiane elette nella ripartizione America settentrionale e centrale della circoscrizione estero (la senatrice di Forza Italia Francesca Alderisi e le deputate Francesca La Marca del Partito Democratico e Fucsia Fitzgerald Nissoli di Forza Italia) hanno manifestato la loro opposizio...

E' cominciata a Houston la serie di Webinar #weareISSNAF organizzati dalla Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF) in collaborazione con l'Ambasciata e la rete diplomatico-consolare italiana negli USA. La nuova serie si prefigge di affrontare temi specifici ma importanti nel panorama scientifico odierno attraverso conve...

Daniela D'Eugenio, assistant professor of Italian, will initiate the University of Alabama's five-part seminar series "Comic Relief: Making the Best of Things in the Italian Tradition." D'Eugenio's talk, titled "The Hopeless Tricked and the Clever Trickster from Boccaccio to Basile," will take place via Zoom at 4 p.m. CDT Friday, Sept. 18. For info...

Put whatever preconceived notions you may have about beauty pageants aside: There is no denying that winning one, especially one as massive as Miss Universe, has some major advantages. The best one—in our opinion—is having the public platform to highlight social causes you care about. Just look at Olivia Culpo. Since winning the crown in 2012, the...

October 6, 2020, at 7:00 pm Pacific Time. Event is free and presented via Zoom meeting. Zoom link will be provided to attendees a few days before the meeting. REGISTRATION HERE. The month of October is a month of celebration of the Italian language in the world. This month Angela Zagarella will be presenting a brief overview of the history of Itali...

The National Columbus Education Foundation has condemned the alleged theft of a Christopher Columbus statue belonging to an elderly Upper West Side, New York City, resident. According to a recent New York Post article, the purported incident took place in late June at a co-op on Riverside Drive owned by 91-year-old John Cartafalsa, who had placed t...

Presented by award winning author, Carla Gambescia and Allison Scola. September 29th - 7:00 PM EDT. Register for 10 USD. Created specially by La Dolce Vita University to celebrate La Bella Sicilia! Through an engaging Q & A format, we will explore and discover that delicious layer cake of culinary & cultural history that is the dazzling island of S...

A discussion with acclaimed writer Kossi Komla Ebri who will join us directly from Italy. The event will be in the format of an interview with an opportunity for Q&A afterwards. In Italian with simultaneous English translation. Born in Togo, Kossi Amékowoyoa Komla-Ebri is a medical surgeon and author who has lived in Italy since 1974. He has publis...

When my dad, Henry, passed away on October 16th, 2004, at the age of 91, our loss was met with a wonderful outpouring of love and condolences. Family and friends showed their compassion in a number of wonderful ways. One example that I will always remember was receiving a sympathy “dish garden” from my employer. The garden consisted of a variety of...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is pleased to announce that Norcia’s new multi-purpose community center, a central component of the relief effort led by the Foundation in response to the devastating earthquakes that struck Central Italy in 2016, is finished and now open to the public. NIAF gave $450,000 to fund the project and provi...

Well Podcast fans, its time once again to turn our eyes to our beloved Motherland for the continuing drama that is Italian politics, as our cousins across the Atlantic are gearing up for the latest constitutional referendum facing voters in the Italian Republic –including those living abroad like the many Italian American dual citizens here in the...