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  • Life & People
    Maria Rita Latto(October 31, 2019)
    In all the Italian regions in the days between October 31st and the day of Saint Martin (November 11th) is custom to celebrate the juxtaposition of life and death with numerous traditions
  • Working from interdisciplinary and transnational and perspectives, the annual conference at John D. Calandra Italian American Institute (Friday, April 24, and Saturday, April 25 2015) seeks to expand and update knowledge concerning historical and contemporary childhood and youth in Italy and among the diaspora and former colonial sites.
  • In 1987, Matilda Raffa Cuomo, wife of the former governor of the state of New York, started a project named "Mentoring." Her mission was to drive children to gain success in their life, despite economical or social program. Now Mentoring found an allied in Letizia Moratti and her "San Patrignano."
  • The Italian Heritage and Culture Committee of New York, Inc. celebrates its 34th annual Italian Heritage and Culture Month this October with the theme: “A Tribute to Dr. Maria Montessori: An Internationally Renowned Educator and Physician.” Maria Montessori was a pioneer in education, though it would be reductive to define her only as an educator, because she was also a philosopher, a physician, a humanitarian, and more! Her biography clearly shows that she was an extraordinary woman who made a personal revolution in a society where there was no space for women, especially one with such radical beliefs. @ J.D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Tuesday, October 12, 6:00-8:00 pm, An Evening with Maria Montessori. Speakers: Erica Moretti and Dr. Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg
  • "Will I be forced to quit my job in order to stay with my daughter in Kenya? Will I manage to get her out of here if things get worse? Could we travel to another country in East Africa? Even Rwanda looks appealing from Kenya at this point in time"
  • Just a few decades ago Halloween in Italy was merely the name of an American holiday, a sort of Carnevale. Little by little Halloween’s popularity has grown, probably due to the influence of American movies ... But in all the Italian regions in the days between October 31st and the day of Saint Martin (November 11th) there has been – from time immemorial – the folkloristic custom to celebrate the juxtaposition of life and death with numerous traditions