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An Italian Piazza Comes to Life in Orange County

Balmy autumn weather, great company and amazing Italian food made Paul’s Pasta Piazza Party the place to be on Chapman University’s campus this past week.  The Attallah Piazza with all its magic, cheer, and color was transformed into an Italian square teeming with … Continue reading

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Paul’s Pasta Piazza Party – Chapman University’s Italian Heart

Mark your calendars for the beloved Chapman tradition of Paul’s Pasta Piazza Party. Italian music, cuisine, and good company for all right in the heart of the Orange campus: Attallah Piazza, Monday, October 8, from 5pm to 7pm. Special thanks … Continue reading

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Create an Italian Art Song. A New Opportunity for Chapman Students!

This academic year Chapman University students will have the opportunity to collaborate with a composer from the Los Angeles Composers Collective to discuss and create a work of music using an iconic piece of Italian literature. Compositions will be performed … Continue reading

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Italian language learning summer opportunities for adults on the Chapman campus

“Paint & Speak” Italian Language Workshop for adults offered in June at Fondazione Italia’s language center on the beautiful Chapman University Campus in Orange. You are invited to experience a “Paint & Speak” Italian art workshop led by expert Italian … Continue reading

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Giving the Experience of Italy: The Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Travel Class Endowment

The Italian Studies program at Chapman University is greatly pleased to announce that Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco have pledged their commitment to establishing the Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Travel Class Endowment. Once established, the endowment will support students’ … Continue reading

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A Transregional Culinary Laboratorio with the Bairds

Last week, Joe Baird, the Executive Chair of the Italian Studies Council, and his spouse Linda opened their home and kitchen to Dr. Paduano’s class ITAL 340 History and Culture of Food in Italy for an afternoon of regional cooking. Students … Continue reading

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New Partnership between Chapman Italian Studies & Bowers Museum

The Bowers Museum and the Chapman Italian Studies Program have established a new internship in Museum Education and Administration for students of Italian at Chapman. This year, interns review and research exhibition content and assist in developing educational materials and … Continue reading

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Frank and Eileen De Santis Family Endowed Scholarship in Italian Studies

The Italian Studies program at Chapman University has received a $55,000 gift from the De Santis family. The gift establishes the “Frank and Eileen De Santis Family Endowed Scholarship in Italian Studies.” This gift supports students pursuing a minor in Italian Studies at … Continue reading

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L’Italo-Americano Spotlights Chapman University’s Italian Studies Program

READ THE ARTICLE L’Italo-Americano is a bilingual, weekly newspaper serving the Italian-American community throughout the United States. Established in 1908, this weekly periodical is the oldest Italian-American newspaper in the United States with a mission to promote, and most importantly, preserve … Continue reading

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The Italian Studies Program is featured in the Orange County Register

In January the program received newspaper coverage by the Orange County Register. View the article

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