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“Strangers I know”: a book presentation by the author, Claudia Durastanti – March 28th

The Leonardo da Vinci Society, Museo Italo Americano,  and the Italian Cultural Institute are proud to present: La Straniera (Strangers I Know), by Claudia Durastanti Monday, March 28th   6:00PM               Live A book presentation by the author in person A work of fiction about being a stranger in your own family and life. Every family has its own […]

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Creative Engagements with the Venice Ghetto – March 6th

A Zoom panel discussion featuring Marjorie Agosín and Margaux Fitoussi, moderated by Katharine Trostel and Amanda Sharick Sunday, March 6, 11 AM PST The Venice Ghetto: A Memory Space that Travels asks important questions about what lessons the Venice Ghetto might carry for the twenty-first century. How do we resist thinking about the Ghetto as […]

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XXI Premio Internazionale Flaiano di Italianistica

Nell’ambito della 49a edizione dei Premi Internazionali Flaiano, sezione Letteratura, è bandito per l’anno 2022 il 21° Premio Internazionale Flaiano di Italianistica “Luca Attanasio”, con l’introduzione, quest’anno, della sezione giovani under 35 dedicato ai nuovi linguaggi digitali, il cui scopo è continuare a premiare la promozio- ne della cultura italiana nel mondo attraverso le giovani generazioni che […]

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AMERICA AS A METAPHOR: LEONARDO SCIASCIA’S FUTURE LEGACY – Dec 9, by IIC SF

Thursday, December 9, h. 11a.m. (PST) A virtual panel with Giulia Pellizzato (Harvard University) and Eloisa Morra (University of Toronto)Moderated by Valerio Cappozzo (University of Mississippi) Welcoming remarks by Benedetto Della Vedova, Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Sergio Strozzi, Consul General of Italy in San Francisco In memory of Luisa […]

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Premio Campiello Giovani 2022

La Fondazione il Campiello bandisce la 27° edizione del concorso Campiello Giovani, premio letterario riservato a giovani di età compresa fra i 15 e i 22 anni. La scadenza per l’invio dei racconti è il 13 gennaio 2022. Il concorso Gli elaborati vengono valutati in fasi successive da diverse giurie, selezionate dal Comitato di Gestione del Premio Campiello. […]

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21st Week of the Italian Language in the world – San Francisco

21st Annual Week of Italian Language in the World Oct 18-24, 2021 DANTE, The Italian Celebrating 700 years of Dante To mark the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death, the theme for the 21st annual Week of Italian Language in the World (October 18-24, 2021) is DANTE, The Italian (Dante, l’italiano). PROGRAM LITaly: NEW ITALIAN WRITING […]

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K-12 Italian language poetry contest to celebrate Italian Language Week in the world

 In honor of the 21st annual Week of the Italian Language in the World, Fondazione Italia, in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy in Los Angeles & San Francisco and the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles & San Francisco, would like to invite K-12 students to participate in a poetry contest that will […]