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  • The unique palate-opening program announces its fourth edition. MDR is ready to roll its fourth edition: regarded as one of the most exciting events in the Food Industry, the MDR will offer once again the possibility of tasting and learning about products distinctive of the Mediterranean Diet, while networking and getting inspired. The two half-day conference will be held at the prestigious Yale University in New Haven on June 25-26, right before the International Summer Fancy Food Show in NYC.
  • Celebratory students at a past California State University, Northridge commencement ceremony. Photo by Lee Choo (courtesy https://csunshinetoday.csun.edu)
    Were it not for the United States’ earlier generous stance towards foreign students, even those from former enemy nations, I would not be here myself. My father came to the United States in 1953 on one of the first Fulbright scholarships. And even though he came from Italy, an enemy nation during much of WWII, he and countless others like him were welcomed to the United States through these scholarships.
  • Pics in page by Iwona Adamczyk
    Art & Culture
    Alex Catti(November 27, 2016)
    A group of Italian language experts gathered at Montclair State University in New Jersey to discuss prospects regarding the study of the language and how it fares against the study of other languages. Guest speakers included Dennis Looney of the Modern Language Association, David Ward of Wellesley College, and Lucia Pasqualini from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Rome.
  • Are you in Florence? Are you planing to go to the birthplace of the Renaissance? New York University Florence introduces the 12th edition of The Season at Villa La Pietra, throughout the grounds of the 15th century Villa and its extraordinary and scenographic gardens. Find the full calendar of events
  • Art & Culture
    (January 08, 2016)
    Application deadline is March 1, 2016. Don't miss this opportunity. Is the second year of the 'Italian Diaspora Studies Summer School', a successful collaborative program between the University of Calabria and the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute / Queens College of The City University of New York.
  • Events: Reports
    (October 30, 2015)
    To commemorate Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday, the Hofstra Cultural Center and Hofstra University’s Departments of History and Music are presenting a multi-day celebration in November that features concerts, lectures, master classes and special guests. Students are joining the tribute with vocal and instrumental performances from The Great American Songbook. Guest speakers include Gay Talese, Pete Hamill, bassist Jerry Bruno, radio personality Mark Simone, musician Bucky Pizzarelli, Grammy-nominated singer Jane Monheit, entertainment reporter Sandy Kenyon, music critic and author Will Friedwald; and biographer (Sinatra, The Chairman) James Kaplan.
  • In the last two decades, the field of language pedagogy has shown an indisputable success in adopting new multimedia technologies and in utilizing audiovisual material. Films are a vehicle for creativity that encourages students to discuss issues and themes presented in the movie enhancing their language skills and widening their vocabulary, making the learning process not only effective, but also entertaining