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Anna Siciliano sings at Casa Italiana Cultural Center

Anna Siciliano sings at Casa Italiana Cultural Center

| March 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

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The Impossibility of Italian Politics – The American Interest

The Impossibility of Italian Politics – The American Interest

| March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

This week’s inconclusive election results have confirmed once again that Italy’s democratic dysfunction runs deep. In the short term, it may well prove ungovernable . . . . Christian Democracy, Fascism, Eurocommunism (“communism with a human face”) and a Trump-anticipating rule by a randy property-and-media mogul, Silvio Berlusconi, were all wholly or largely developed in […]

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Five things to watch in the Italian parliamentary election – AEI

Five things to watch in the Italian parliamentary election – AEI

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

This Sunday, Italian voters elect both a new Chamber of Deputies and new members of Italy’s Senate. It promises to be quite the drama…..The election will likely provide another example of the continuing erosion of Europe’s center left. Since taking over leadership in 2013, the leader of the Democratic Party (PD) Matteo Renzi has tried […]

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Back by Popular Demand: Songs of Immigration, Part II at Casa Italiana

Back by Popular Demand: Songs of Immigration, Part II at Casa Italiana

| February 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

“The Songs in my Suitcase” (Le Canzoni nella Mia Valigia) is the title of the new concert been prepared for presentation on Sunday March 4 at Casa Italiana Soiocultural Center. Following the great success of last year’s program, “Songs of Migration and Longing,” this year’s concert presents the same talented artists: Oscar Bartoli, Sergio Fresco, […]

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CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY SUMMER LAW PROGRAM IN ROME (May 19 – June 9, 2018)

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY SUMMER LAW PROGRAM IN ROME (May 19 – June 9, 2018)

| February 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

I am very excited to announce that, once again, Catholic University will be offering our 3-week International Human Rights Summer Law Program in Rome, from May 19th to June 9th. (The program is deliberately concentrated to ensure that students can have two full months after the program to work and so that evening students may […]

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Scholarships Overview – The National Italian American Foundation

Scholarships Overview – The National Italian American Foundation

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) awards scholarships to 60-70 outstanding students in a variety of academic disciplines for use during the following academic year. Scholarships range from $2,500 – $12,000.  DEADLINE IS MARCH 1, 2018. To be considered for a NIAF scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria: Be a member of NIAF or […]

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In Mount Etna’s Shadow, Catania Is Raw, Authentic Italy

In Mount Etna’s Shadow, Catania Is Raw, Authentic Italy

| February 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

The enigmatic, sensual delights of Sicily are, of course, no big secret. Word has been spreading since about the 8th century B.C., when the Greeks first showed up, and today the island is one of Italy’s main tourist magnets, packed with preciously restored villas and all-too-Googleable trattorias. But gritty, noisy, chaotic Catania? Most travelers know it only […]

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