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New Italian exhibit at the Fresno County Heritage museum

The Fresno County Heritage Museum will be open during the Big Fresno Fair, from October 6 through October 17. The Fresno County Historical Museum is open year round by appointment. During the annual Big Fresno Fair the Museum is open daily until 8 p.m. The Italian Exhibit is at the first floor. Below are two photos depicting […]

Food Others

Italian food: an object of desire – A conversation with Cinzia Di Vasta

An overview of the changes in recipes, food preferences and of the many routes that made Italian food what it is today. About this event Why do Italians eat what they eat? How does food reflects the culture of a nation? Is there even a concept of ‘National cuisine’ in Italy? How much did religion […]

Career Others Topics

“Study + Italian + Work”: Italian & Engineering in the classroom 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 […]

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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 […]

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“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 […]

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“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’ […]

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“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 […]

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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 […]