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Category Archives: Community
In partnership with the students of the Italian Studies Program of Chapman University, The Los Angeles Composers Collective dissect and interpret iconic pieces of Italian Literature for a fresh take on an old classic. The concert and discussion will take … Continue reading
Join Fondazione Italia on Saturday, March 2nd, for our annual CARNEVALE party! Featuring a Commedia dell’Arte skit performed by Chapman Italian Studies students. Enjoy fine Italian food and special carnevale treats, a costume contest for children and adults, arts and … Continue reading
The Lives of Filippo Mazzei and Louis Palma Di Cesnola. Join us for a double book presentation on November 28!
The Mentoris Project along with the Chapman University Leatherby Libraries and the Italian Studies Program present The Lives of Filippo Mazzei and Louis Palma Di Cesnola. Book signing with authors Dr. Rosanne Welch and Dr. Peg Lamphier following presentation. November 28, 7pm, Center for American … Continue reading
Saturday, December 8 – Kids “Project 28” Italian Music 1:00 – 3:00 pm $20 per child (8 to 12 years old only) – $5 discount with PROMO05 code Orange County Language Center This music workshop conducted by Italian music teacher, … Continue reading
Last Saturday the Italian Studies program held its annual Italian Studies Annual Advising Retreat and Reunion on the Chapman campus. The event, scheduled as part of the University’s broader Homecoming Week celebrations, brought together faculty, alumni, current students and their … Continue reading
“New Italian Migrations to the United States.” Join us for a lecture by renowned scholars Laura Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra
The presentation will highlight the two-volume collection, New Italian Migrations to the United States (University of Illinois Press, 2017), that offers a radical rethinking of the history of Italian Americans. The books’ editors will discuss how the continual immigration from … Continue reading
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
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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
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