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Italian Language Teachers’ Fourth Annual Workshop At The University Of Southern California “(Re)imagining Italy: The Culture We Teach Our Students” Saturday, October 12, 2019

When we teach Italian basic language, culture and language are inseparable. However, what we decide to teach our students about culture can be any number of things and is always changing.  Canonical art, literature, music, food, social issues, politics, migration and the everyday are just some of the myriad of topics.  However, when we consider […]

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Prepare ONLINE for the B1 Italian Citizenship Language Exam with Fondazione Italia

Due to an amendment in Italian law, applicants for Italian citizenship (marriage and residency) must prove an adequate knowledge of the Italian language. This means that applicants must obtain at least an Italian B1 level certification in language competency. Applicants who can prove citizenship by descent do not need to obtain a B1 certification. Fondazione Italia […]

Cinema and Photography

Lights, camera, talk! Stories of Italian Immigration in the Bay Area

Held at the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco, the screening of the newly released documentary Italians By The Bay and the presentation of the recently published photo book La Valle del Silicio.  Both projects  feature interviews with Italian professionals living in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, and present an original snapshot of what […]

Italian Language and Literature

Certification of Italian Language at Italian Cultural Institute – San Francisco

Certification of Italian Language at the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco The Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco offers, twice a year, the opportunity to take the official exams for the Certification of Italian Language (CELI) managed by the Università per Stanieri di Perugia at the headquarters of the Institute itself. Exam dates for […]

Grants & Scholarships

Accademia “Teatro della Scala” in Milan: apply for the MAECI Scholarships

Italian Foreign Ministry offers stipends ( = € 900/month) supporting the cost of living to international students (non-Italian). Il Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale ha instaurato nel corso degli anni un proficuo e apprezzato rapporto di collaborazione con l’Accademia d’Arti e Mestieri dello Spettacolo Teatro alla Scala, istituzione che riveste un ruolo primario nel […]

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West Coast AP® Italian Language and Culture Workshop for New and Experienced Teachers

Saturday & Sunday September 14 & 15 2019     Pepperdine University – Malibu, CA8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   The College Board-endorsed two-day AP® workshop organized by Fondazione Italia in collaboration with Pepperdine University will provide teachers with in-depth training in AP® courses and teaching strategies. Participants engage in  pedagogical and content rich training […]

Cinema and Photography

Shot in Matera: a film retrospective & photo exhibit

Ottomila anni di storia rendono Matera una delle città più antiche d’Europa, città che è stata proclamata capitale europea della cultura per l’anno 2019. Per l’occasione, l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di San Francisco ospita la mostra fotografica dell’architetto e fotografo Nico Colucci “Matera: Paesaggi probabili”, insieme ad una serie di film girati in questo luogo […]

Music and Theatre

Scopri la Pizzica e la Taranta all’Istituto di Cultura di San Francisco!

Scopri la pizzica, la travolgente musica e danza tradizionale pugliese! Dopo lo spettacolo al SFJAZZ Center (giovedì 20 giugno, ore 19:30), gli artisti del Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino offriranno un divertente e coinvolgente laboratorio sulla pizzica – la danza, la musica, la sua storia e gli strumenti e i misteriosi antichi rituali del “tarantismo” che nella […]

Grants & Scholarships

ISSNAF Awards for Young Investigators – Call for Applications 2019

ISSNAF – Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation yearly presents awards to acknowledge the research of young Italian investigators working in North America, whose commitment to their discipline of study is innovative, potentially impactful and honors their country of origin. ISSNAF Board of Trustees encourages all Italian early-stage researchers currently primarily working in the […]

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The Language Magician: the videogame for Italian learners is online!

The Erasmus + Language Magician project is a videogame with a grip on children that can also be useful to teachers in evaluating the progress students make in learning foreign languages. The project, which was joined by the Schooling Office of the Italian Consulate in London since the beginning of 2015 and by the Italian […]