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Italy in Transit at Chapman: Diaspora, Translation, and Tourism

This fall, Chapman Italian Studies students combined their linguistic training with a transcultural investigation in a wide range of disciplinary contexts: Italian immigration to North America, Anglo-American expatriate experiences in Italy, the history and future of tourism on the peninsula, … Continue reading

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Sustainable Tourism in Italy – A Talk with Federico M. Ceschin, President of SIMTUR – September 23, 2pm

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Chapman University President Endows Bernardino Telesio Professorship in Italian Studies

The $1 million legacy gift will ensure a strong future for the study of Italian language and culture at Chapman. Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D., 13th president of Chapman University, has created a $1 million legacy gift for Chapman. He has … Continue reading

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Vicky Carabini knighted Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia

The Honorable Silvia Chiave, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles, Knighted Vicky Carabini, Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy) on behalf of Sergio Mattarella, President of Italy. This distinction is one of … Continue reading

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The annual appointment with the Italian Perspective is coming up!

Musco Center for the Arts, WIlkinson College, and the Italian Studies Program Present: Food and Culture: An Italian Perspective VIRTUAL EVENT – Ticket Complimentary, to register click here: Saturday, May 1, 2021 | 11:00 a.m. PDT “Today, at least in the more … Continue reading

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Journeying to Italy through Film: Dr. Pacchioni to present at the 2021 Italian Film Festival of Minneapolis/St. Paul

Every year, the Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul, in partnership with the MSP Film Society, presents a series of outstanding contemporary films with the goal of broadening the view of Italy and offering a new perspective on the country and … Continue reading

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The success of Italian Studies major Briana Salatino in the art event industry

After graduating from Chapman in 2018 with a B.A. in Public Relations and Advertising, a B.A. in Italian Studies, and a minor in Sociology, Briana Salatino started her professional career with The Other Art Fair, a global artist fair offering … Continue reading

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Italian Studies minor Massimo Lesti pursues promising career in wine industry

After graduating from Chapman in May 2018 with a BS in Business Administration and a minor in Italian Studies and traveling to Italy for six weeks for his post-grad summer trip, Massimo Lesti has been enjoying the start of a … Continue reading

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Italian Studies minor Grace Montgomery is awarded 2020 Casola Prize

Grace Montgomery from Seal Beach, Calif. has been awarded the 2020 Casola Prize from the Patrons of Italian Culture. Grace Montgomery studies Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance.  She is also minoring in Italian as well as Business Analytics. … Continue reading

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Giving the Experience of Italy: The Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Endowment for Travel Courses in Italian Studies

The Italian Studies program at Chapman University is greatly pleased to announce the establishment of the Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Endowment for Travel Courses in Italian Studies. The students’ ability to fully commit to their passions for learning Italian language … Continue reading

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National Day of Italy

On the occasion of the National Day of Italy, the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, Armando Varricchio, and the Assistant Secretary of European and Eurasian Affairs of the Department of State, Philip T. Reeker, will be addressing the … Continue reading

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Dr. Pacchioni Invited to Speak on the Occasion of Federico Fellini’s Centennial

Master of Imaginative Synthesis: Federico Fellini at 100 A Live Online Webinar in conjunction with the 2020 publication of Wiley Blackwell’s A Companion to Federico Fellini 6:00 P.M. PDT on Thursday, May 28, 2020 On the occasion of the celebrations … Continue reading

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Chapman Professors’ Voices Resonate in Italy, Making the Case for a Balanced Reopening of Society

Two Chapman University professors are published in one of the oldest, most prestigious publications in Italy—La Stampa. Argyros School of Business and Economics Professors, Dr. Gabriele Camera and Nobel Laureate in Economics Dr. Vernon Smith addressed their views on the long-term impact … Continue reading

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Sarina Welsh’s Journey Through the New Global Communication and Italian B.A.

My name is Sarina Welsh and I’d like to share my experience with the Global Communication and World Languages (Italian Track) B.A. program. In this new major, students pursue fluency in a chosen language while infusing their course of study … Continue reading

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Food and Culture: An Italian Perspective – Get Your Ticket Today!

Don’t miss the fifth edition of the Italian Perspective series. This year, Food and Culture: An Italian Perspective will be a thought-provoking celebration of Italian food culture, featuring talks by influencers, scholars and chefs, access to a tasting pavilion from local Italian … Continue reading

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