The Coccia Institute’s donors will be awarding a very generous prize of $5000 as the monetary component of the Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12) for academic year 2017. Contact Dr. Mary Ann Re (Coccia Institute’s Director) at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Meet and forge friendships with alumni from 12 European schools plus MIT, Stanford, Berkeley and NYU. Your ticket includes unlimited beverages and food. Reserve your space at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/us-and-european-networking-event-tickets-32582831125
Proposal submission deadline: May 12, 2017 Please send abstracts to Alessio Filippi and James M. Fortney at email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Keynote Speaker of the 2017 Italian Language Teacher’s Workshop will be Elissa Tognozzi, Senior Lecturer SOE of Italian and Director of the Language Program at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her paper title is forth coming.
St Patrick’s Day in Rome begins officially on Friday 17 March at 10.00, with the annual Mass for Lá Fhéile Pádraig being celebrated by Cardinal Seán Brady at St Patrick’s Church on Via Boncompagni 31 in the Via Veneto area.
Celebrating the Codex 2017, the sixth biennial book fair and symposium, at Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, with the Tallone’s Bookmakers. Tallone’s handmade books on display at SFSU De Bellis Collection.
According to Rick Zullo: “the most interesting discoveries lie just beyond these initial encounters. Italy is a diverse, complex society with enough wonders to keep an inquisitive traveler enchanted for a lifetime.” – He’s absolutely right! Nothing about Rome is better explained to USA visitors by an Ango-Saxon Expat who chose to live there.
Hear it from Chris Sciarretta, an Italian American who learned Italian to connect with his heritage and expand his worldview. Meet Valerie Burgoyne a proud student of the University of Utah — and of the Italian language. In this video Mario De Lecce tells how Italian helped him connect with his roots, create […]
Action is needed to bolster and reinvigorate Italian language instruction in our communities. This is an appeal to all Italians, Italian-Americans, Italophiles and Americans who see the great educational potential of Italian for themselves and their kids. Let’s pool our efforts! What are our objectives? We would love to see Italian flourish, from pre-schools to PhD programs, as well as in adult […]
Italy was the cradle of Western civilizations, from the Roman Empire to the Renaissance, and produced a unique cultural heritage. The Reputation Institute ranked Italy first in the world in 2013 for culture. Indeed, according to UNESCO (the cultural and educational agency for the United Nations) the most of the world’s cultural heritage sites are in Italy. […]