Italian history seems animated by the desire to cross the borders of the peninsula and to establish Italianness within a global horizon, bringing it face to face with other societies and different local realities.   From Marco Polo's adventurous voyage to the heroic era of geographic discoveries, from Galileo's cosmic exploration to the dias...

Dear Italian Citizens, Please be informed that on Friday, December 11, 2015 it was mandated that the Honorary Italian Consulate General in Baltimore be closed. Therefore, as of that date, the only representative body for the Republic of Italy in the State of Maryland is the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia. Whether you are an Italian ci...

Martedì 23 aprile 201318.00 in EDT   Literature, Music, Theatre, Architecture, Sculpture, Cinema, Painting...What is the impact and significance of the Italian Language in the arts? A panel discussion featuring: Carmine Aufiero - Conductor Claudia Consolati - Cinema and Italian Studies, UPenn Fabio Finotti - Center for Ita...

Gallarate - Rappresenta la culla della democrazia americana: qui venne suona la Liberty Bell, ancora oggi conservata in un museo che porta il suo nome, per annunciare la lettura della dichiarazione di indipendenza. Ed è qui che i ragazzi di 'Scuola Impresa' sono stati per imparare il funzionamento amministrativo della città. Nato insieme alla Fond...

An international conference organized by the Center for Italian Studies and the Music Department of the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with the Institute for Music of the Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice, Italy. Today, scholars from various disciplines fully recognize the great cultural value of seventeenth century opera librettos an...

Congratulations to NIAF member Gina Furia Rubel, Esq., president and ceo of Furia Rubel Communications Inc., who has received SmartCEO Philadelphia's 2015 SmartCEO Brava Award, presented to Greater Philadelphia's top women CEOs, nonprofit leaders and high-impact executives.   Rubel is the Secretary and Treasurer of the Justinian Foundation o...

Globus et Locus, insieme al Center for Italian Studies della University of Pennsylvania, il Consolato italiano a Philadelphia e AISLLI (Associazione Internazionale per gli Studi di Lingua e Letteratura Italiana), organizza un Convegno internazionale dal titolo "Italicity. Languages of Italy in United States between traditionand innovation" che si t...

Si è tenuta domenica scorsa, 6 ottobre, a Philadelphia la cerimonia di assegnazione delle Borse Studio 2013 di "Filitalia International". La premiazione ospitata dal "M. Fabrizio e P. Nestico Centro di Lingua e Cultura" è iniziata con l'esecuzione degli Inni nazionali, italiano e americano. Dieci i vincitori delle borse di studio e tre i memb...

Pope Francis is likely to visit more East Coast cities than just Philadelphia when he travels to the U.S. in September, the Vatican's secretary of state said Tuesday.   Pope Francis announced his trip to the United States on Nov. 17 in an address to members of the "Humanum Conference." During his visit, the pontiff will participate in the Se...

It is hard to imagine a need or niche that is left for another new Italian restaurant in South Philadelphia. But that didn't deter Luke Palladino, who picked up one of his prosciutto-wrapped, truffle-buttered bread sticks and waved that magic wand over a forlorn corner of East Passyunk Avenue.   On that sharply angled parcel just east o...