Sono passati 70 anni dalla fondazione dell'Unesco. Con l'occasione, la cattedra di studi italo-americani della Montclair State University, New Jersey, ha organizzato una conferenza sui nostri siti Unesco.   Si sa, l'immagine dell'Italia è legata alla ricchezza del panorama artistico e culturale: al primo posto per il numero di siti nel patri...

By Maurita Cardone Il termine è inglese e, come tanti neologismi di provenienza anglosassone, diventato di tendenza, è oggi spesso abusato.   Non al punto, tuttavia, da oscurare la vibrante realtà cui l'espressione fa riferimento e che, al contrario di quanto comunemente si creda, non è appannaggio esclusivo del mondo delle tecnologie. &nb...

La Befana w­ill arrive directly from Italy and land in New Jer­sey to spread cheer and hap­pi­ness for all well behaved children.   Date: Sat­ur­day, Jan­u­ary 10 Time: 11:00 AM Where: Trum­pets Jazz Club & Restau­rant, 6 Depot Square, Mont­clair   La Befana will deliver gifts and treats to chil­dren. A fun-filled pro­gram. A sk...

The April 12 round table From Ethnic to Multi-cultural Italian Media in the U.S hosted by the Inserra Chair at Montclair State University brought together Bénédicte Deschamps, Associate Professor in American Studies at the University of Paris Diderot, Maurita Cardone, Deputy Editor at La Voce di New York, Lucia Grillo, producer of Italics, and jour...

Ottima conoscenza delle lingue straniere, consapevolezza del contesto culturale, sensibilità estetica e capacità tecnologiche ad hoc sono elementi che fanno del sottotitolaggio e il sopratitolaggio un possibile settore professionale ideale per gli studenti di Art and Humanities con specializzazione in lingua straniera. Questo uno dei temi principa...

Join in an evening of deli­cious food, enter­tain­ment and good com­pany at: TRUMPETS JAZZ CLUB, 6 Depot Square, Mont­clair, on Feb­ru­ary 17th from 6:30 — 10:30PM. Tak­ing place on the eve of "CARNEVALE."   Enjoy a hot buf­fet — includes penne alla vodka, lasagne, egg­plant parmi­giana, pork loin, salad and much more. There will spe­cial d...

Italy, a country universally celebrated for its artistic and cultural riches, has more historic, archaeological, natural and artistic UNESCO world heritage sites than any other country.   As pointed out by UNESCO liaison officer to the U.N. Ricardo De Guimarães de Pinto, a featured presenter in a program at Montclair State, Italy's 51 sites...

The small band of protesters was dwarfed by the soaring twin bell towers of the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. They didn't take up much space on the grand and expansive entrance way, graced by Pope John Paul II in 1995.   And they didn't have much of an audience, either. Sunday Masses at one of North America's most ornate and i...

The Coccia-Inserra Award honors a teacher of Italian at the K-12 level, and is generously donated by Coccia Foundation in the name and memory of its founder, Cav. Joseph Coccia, Jr., and by Mr. Lawrence R. Inserra, Jr. Founded in 1994 by Joseph and Elda Coccia, and now under the leadership of President Elisa Coccia, Coccia Foundation aggressively p...

Six students from Saint Peter's Prep in Jersey City recently won first place during Italian Language and Culture Day at Montclair State University. The Italian Teachers' Association of New Jersey and the Coccia Institute sponsored the event.   This was Prep's fifth win at the annual event. which involved 13 New Jersey high schools. This yea...