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“Study + Italian + Work”: Italian & Marketing video released

The series “Study + Italian + Work” is enriched with a new video so that topics covered are: Study + Italian 1 – TOP 5 TIPS FOR TAKING THE AP® ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM 2 – THE IMPORTANCE OF TAKING THE AP® ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE EXAM 3 – STEPS FOR STUDYING AT AN ITALIAN UNIVERSITY  Italian + Work […]

Italian Language and Literature Others

“Italian migrants and the land”: a conversation with historian Vincenza Scarpaci

An exploration of the intimate relationship of Migrant Italians with the Land. About this Event Vincenza Scarpaci is an Italian-American research historian born into a Sicilian family. She has written two books, A Portrait of Italians in America and The Journey of Italians in America, a pictorial history about Italians in America from the 1770s to the present listing […]


“She seduced me: a love affair with Rome”, the ultimate novel by Mark Tedesco

Mark Tedesco is a writer and educator residing in California. Having lived in Italy for eight years, he enjoys weaving stories connecting the present to the past and exploring how deep human longings are expressed in relationships, events, culture and history. Mark has written in the genres of travel, historical fiction, memoir, self-help and childrens’ […]


“Ellis Island”, the journey of life by M. I. Meta – Dante Alighieri Soc. of Washington

When: April 28, 2021 – 7:30 p.m. PTSpeaker: Maurizio Igor MetaTopic: “Ellis Island”Location: Online – Zoom (go to https://danteseattle.org/event/italian-language-meeting-april-28-2021/ on April 28th to get the link) There will be a “social hour” beginning at 7 pm. The presentation will start at 7:30. “Ellis Island” is the Journey of Life. It is not only a project related to Maurizio Igor […]

Grants & Scholarships Others

Leonardo da Vinci awards for early-career Italian-American researchers and scholars – 2021

Leonardo Award 2021 Humanities and Science Award for Early Career Researchers/Scholars Call for Applications The Leonardo da Vinci Society and the Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF) Bay Area Chapter are seeking applications for the Leonardo Award 2021. This award was established in 2019 on the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s […]


Join the Italian Cultural Institute in SF and get the Edicoletta!

NEWSPAPERS, BOOKS, AND MORE! Become a member of the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco and receive a complimentary subscription to Edicoletta italiana (Italian Newsstand), granting you virtual access to some of the most prominent Italian and international newspapers. Access to the virtual library MLOL (MediaLibraryOnLine), the digital lending platform with the largest collection of content from all Italian […]


Black Italy: a conversation with Italian activist Kwanza Musi Dos Santos

Italy, a country of emigrants, victims themselves of prejudices and discriminations in the past, faces its own ‘hidden’ legacy of colonialism and racial discriminations. Inspired by the the Black Lives Movement protests in Usa, black and second generation Italians have reignited the debate about citizenship and what it means to be Italian. Activist Kwanza Dos […]

K-12 teacher Others

Every Child Conference 4th edition: “The impact of Covid-19” by Com.It.Es. SF on December 18, 2020

The impact of Covid-19: Strategies and Supports The Language and Culture Commission of Com.It.Es. San Francisco together with Every Child and Early Days Autism Center is proud to present the 4th edition of Every Child Conference. Every Child Conference 2020 is titled The impact of Covid-19: Strategies and Supports. This year’s intent is to offer an opportunity to share the […]

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Etruscan civilization in ancient Italy, by Fondazione Italia

 Who were the Etruscans? Where did they come from? What role did they play in the Italian peninsula and what was their relationship with the Romans? What influence did they have in forging the future Roman civilization? This FREE virtual seminar with Maestra Antonella presented in English will explore this fascinating, yet mysterious, civilization that left a […]

Art Cinema and Photography Others

Virtual workshops for kids and adults by Fondazione Italia: Raffaello, Florence, Fellini, the Etruscans

Italian Culture FREE Fall Online Virtual Workshops   Fondazione Italia wishes to thank families and friends for their continued support during this difficult time. As a thank you they are continuing to offer free Italian culture workshops throughout the fall.     The Life and Work of Raffaello   October 15 @ 5:00 pm PST […]