Italian Language and Literature

The Daily Decameron: tales to connect us in troubled times, by Institute of Culture SF

 Ten stories from Giovanni Boccaccio’s masterpiece, The Decameron, read in English and Italian. Written in a time of plague, these tales still have the power to lift the spirits and comfort the soul. Episodes will be released weekly, starting June 30, on the YouTube channel of the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco. A production of the […]

Italian Language and Literature

Certification of Italian Language at San Francisco – 2020 exam dates UPDATE

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 […]

Italian Language and Literature

What two great Italian writers can teach us about coronavirus – online, May 9

A Conversation in English with Angela Zagarella, by Associazione Culturale Italiana. The plague is a central element in two of the greatest works of Italian literature, Giovanni Boccaccio’s 14th-century prose work “The Decameron,” and Alessandro Manzoni’s 19th-century novel “The Betrothed”. A close look at these two masterpiece as a key to interpret our difficult present. […]

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Italian Cultural Institute in SF presents: Favole al telefono – STILL ON AIR!

 Favole al telefono: Lettura di fiabe dal libro di Gianni Rodari per i piccini dai 4 ai 10 anni, in italiano o in inglese. Come fare? Semplice: chiama i numeri WhatsApp qui di seguito tra le 18 e le 19 di martedì e giovedì per ascoltare dal vivo la lettura di una fiaba. Favole al telefono: […]

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“Our brilliant friends”: Book Club & Watch party – May 4

Join Elena Ferrante’s translator Ann Goldstein, writer and educator Darcey Steinke (Flash Count Diary, Sister Golden Hair), writer and literary critic John Freeman (Freeman’s), writer and feminist activist Jamia Wilson (Road Map for Revolutionaries, The ABCs of AOC), journalist and author Elizabeth Mitchell (Lincoln’s Lie, forthcoming in October), and Europa’s Editor in Chief Michael Reynolds for an informal online conversation about Ferrante’s novels and the HBO adaption of My Brilliant Friend. This conversation […]

Italian Language and Literature

Online book launch party: “Followives” by Irene Perali

 Meet the independent Italian Author Irene Perali to discover more about her first novel, “Followives”, now available on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Irene-Perali/e/B086Y89LSX?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1586796038&sr=1-1 Have you ever left everything behind to follow a dream…which is not yours? The novel “Followives” is all about this: five intertwined stories of wives following their husbands who moved from Italy to California to […]

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EdiLingua “resto a casa e mi formo”: webinar gratuiti

Per venire incontro alle esigenze di tanti docenti e professori in questo momento difficile, EdiLingua ha previsto una serie di incontri di formazione online. Qui di seguito le date dei webinar per la primavera 2020. Qui trovate anche il calendario. I webinar saranno tenuti da autori e formatori di Edilingua e sono gratuiti. Saranno ripetuti […]

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EdiLingua “per chi resta a casa”: risorse online gratuite

In questo momento difficile per tutti, EdiLingua cerca di venire incontro alle esigenze dei docenti ed ha preparato una serie di soluzioni per voi e per i vostri studenti. 1. PER GLI STUDENTI a. Resto a casa e studio: esercizi interattivi + video per tutti! Indipendentemente dal libro di testo usato, Edilingua offre a tutti gli […]