Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 8:00 AM (EDT). Department of Italian, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. This conference will focus on the challenges to research and teaching that 21st century classrooms and learning environments pose. In particular, we will discuss questions such as: How do young adults learn in the digital era? How do we tailor...

The Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, the Department of Italian and the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown University invite you to a book presentation by Pulitzer Prize winning writer Jhumpa Lahiri.  Jhumpa Lahiri is one of the most important voices of American literature. Her debut book, Interpreter of Maladies, wo...

Now in its 12th year Kids Euro Festival is one of the largest performing arts festivals for children in America, bringing Europe’s most talented children’s entertainers to the DC metro area each fall for two weeks of free performances, concerts, workshops, movies, storytelling, puppetry, dance, magic, and cinema. With programs both for the general...

Avrà luogo il prossimo 25 ottobre nella prestigiosa sede dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington la 7^ edizione della Eduitalia Award Ceremony. Nel corso dell’evento, inserito nel contesto della 19^ Settimana della Lingua Italiana nel mondo, saranno premiati: 22 studenti meritevoli, i cui nominativi sono stati pubblicati ieri sui portali dell'Ambasci...

Washington, 14 ottobre 2019. In occasione del Columbus Day l’Ambasciatore d’Italia Armando Varricchio partecipa alla cerimonia di deposizione di una corona di fiori al monumento dedicato a Cristoforo Colombo nella piazza antistante Union Station a Washington DC. Erano presenti anche l’Ambasciatore di Spagna Santiago Cabanas e la Vice Presidente del...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) strongly opposes the District of Columbia City Council’s emergency action to replace Columbus Day with "Indigenous Peoples' Day" in the District. NIAF remains committed to supporting both Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day as their own separate holidays. The City Council fast-tracked the legisla...

U.S. President Donald Trump will host Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the White House on Oct. 16, the White House said on Friday. The two leaders will "celebrate the strong and enduring historical ties between the United States and Italy, which underpin our bilateral relationship," the White House said. The Italian president plays a mainly c...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) urges the District of Columbia City Council to reconsider changing Columbus Day to "Indigenous Peoples' Day" in the District. The City Council has fast-tracked the legislation and will consider this bill at its meeting this morning, October 8, at 10 a.m. NIAF’s statement regarding the Christopher Colu...

Italian fashion house Gucci has launched a $1.5 million U.S. university scholarship program that is aimed at students who are “traditionally underrepresented” in the fashion industry. The program, which is set to run four years, is part of Gucci’s multi-pronged effort to boost diversity following the uproar earlier this year over a $890 sweater tha...

For the closing event of this year’s Settimana della Lingua Italiana, please join the Embassy of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Embassy of Switzerland to the United States for a special screening of Tosca’s Kiss by Daniel Schimd, restored to its full glory for Dustin Hoffman by the Cinémathèque Suisse on the occasion of the film’s 30...