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In this video, Melissa Marino, who graduated with a double major in Italian Studies and Theater Performance in 2017, talks about her current experience as graduate student at Accademia Teatro alla Scala of Milan, Italy.
Sarina Welsh a Chapman Italian Studies students and native of Thailand has won an internship at the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok. Sarina is currently pursuing a new interdisciplinary degree combining coursework in Communication and Italian language and culture. The … Continue reading
This winter term, Dr. Pacchioni launched the new travel course Interpreting the Past: An Experience of Rome. The course integrates personalized projects with visits to the Eternal City’s most representative museums and archeological sites, an overview of its ancient and … 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
Daniel Emmet (Italian Studies minor, 2015) recently performed at America’s Got Talent 2018, presenting first his original song “Amante”, and then, upon request of jury member Simon Cowell, Il Divo’s “Passerà.” The faculty of Chapman Italian Studies is enormously proud … Continue reading
The summer 2018 Chapman Italian Studies travel course Journey to Sicily: Immersion in Taormina has begun. This summer, students will spend three weeks improving their language skills by living with an Italian family and taking intensive courses in Italian language … Continue reading
Melissa Marino (Italian Studies BA, class of 2017) will intern in the Promotional Cultural offices at two of the most prestigious theaters in Italy: Piccolo Teatro, the first public Italian theatre built in Italy in the year 1947, and Teatro … Continue reading
The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Chapman University selected Briana Salatino as Outstanding Italian Major. Briana Salatino’s performance at Chapman University has been outstanding: she is graduating with a double major in Public Relations and Advertising and in Italian Studies, … Continue reading
The Italian Studies faculty is enormously proud to have one of their students, Paige Gulley, as the recipient of this year’s Cheverton Award. The Cheverton Trophy, awarded annually to the outstanding graduating senior, is the highest undergraduate student honor at Chapman University. … Continue reading
Italian Studies minor Paige Gulley selected for internship in Museum Education and Administration at the Bowers Museum
Italian Studies minor, Paige Gulley, was selected for the summer internship in Museum Education and Administration at the Bowers Museum. As an intern, Paige will review and research exhibition content and assist in developing educational materials and programs for general … Continue reading
Italian Studies students Elle Berti and Sarina Welsh awarded Chapman Italian Studies Council Travel Class Grants
Italian Studies students Sarina Welsh and Elle Berti have been awarded with Chapman Italian Studies Council Travel Class Grants in support of their participation in the upcoming summer immersion course in Taormina, Sicily. This award is named after the philanthropic group … Continue reading
Italian Studies & Film Studies major Alessandra Sternberg will join professional workshop in film restoration at the Cineteca of Bologna
Alessandra Sternbergis a graduating senior with a double major in Film Studies and Italian Studies. She actively participates in the Film Society Club and Italian Club. During her career at Chapman University she completed a semester abroad at Università Cattolica … 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
Connecting youth across borders: Chapman Italian Studies students will serve as counselors to Italian juniors in Lombardy
Italian Studies minors Massimo Lesti and Morgan Barraza have been selected by the Dante Alighieri Society to participate in the VoluntarItaly Program during summer 2018. For a period of six weeks, they will be hosted by an Italian family and … Continue reading
An article by Elle Berti (English & Italian Studies student) Last May, the Italian program at Chapman University marked an important point in its history by graduating the first two Italian Studies majors at this institution. Since then, the number … Continue reading