Author: Daniele Fioretti

“Glow On” by Sante Matteo

Dear all, we are very happy to share with you this beautiful poem written by our friend and collaborator Sante Matteo, “Glow On”. We hope you will enjoy it. https://boatsagainstthecurrent.org/poetry/glow-on-by-sante-matteo

Link to Sante Matteo’s Commentary “Escape from Paradise”

You may remember Sante Matteo’s article “Escape from Paradise”, in which he imagines Beatrice (the woman loved by Dante) writing a letter to Laura ((loved by Petrarch). We want to share a link to another article that Matteo published on twelvewinters.com, in which he adds a commentary to the previous story. Enjoy, and thanks to…
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NOIAW Scholarships for Italian American Women

The National Organization fo Italian American Women (NOIAW) is accepting applications for scholarships for Italian American women both at undergraduate and graduate level. The deadline for the application is April 4, 2022. Please check the link or the attached poster./https://www.noiaw.org/scholarships/  

Celebrating Mother Cabrini’s Jubilee

It is a great pleasure to share with all of you a link to an article written by our friend and collaborator Mary Kovach on the celebration of Mother Cabrini’s 75 years of Sainthood, which happened in November 2021; we are a little late, but the last few months have been very busy and we…
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The Journey Home in Baseball: The Bible and The Divine Comedy

Do you like baseball? Did you know that baseball could be “biblical”? Starting from an essay written by a Yale literary scholar, A. Bartlett Giamatti, our friend and collaborator Sante Matteo wrote an interesting and humorous article on baseball and Dante’s “Divine Comedy” Enjoy! https://kairoslit.com/2020/05/01/the-journey-home-in-baseball-the-bible-and-the-divine-comedy/ 

Escape from Paradise! Beatrice Writes to Laura

Dear friends, you are now accustomed to the many talents of Sante Matteo; he is not only an excellent scholar, but also a great writer of fiction and non-fiction. We are happy to share a link to a humorous piece of writing he posted on the journal “Twelve Winters”, in which Sante imagines that Beatrice…
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Italian Borderlands Conference

We are very happy to share with you the video of a panel of the virtual conference “Italian Borderlands. Restrictions, Breaches, Encounters” conference, organized last year by the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute. This panel discussed the last book published by Professor Emeritus Sante Matteo, “Il secondo occhio di Ulisse”. link: Italian Borderlands Conference…
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Interview to Mary Kovach

It is with great pleasure that we want to share this article from Thrive Global where our friend and contributor Mary Kovach is recognized as an author who is making an important social impact. Congratulations, Mary! https://thriveglobal.com/stories/dr-mary-kovach-is-helping-to-change-our-world-be-your-best-you/?fbclid=IwAR2gNk2ZAjvcf4lXlSAfuBei-nZ_ExUSc8xXvapek5DEt677Hk9ONoYa2TU

Russo Brothers Italian American Film Grant

Are you Italian Americans? Are you interested in telling an Italian American story? Please follow this link to know more about the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Grant: https://www.niaf.org/programs/russo-bros-film-forum/

The 30-Year Journey that Uncovered My Italian Family Roots, by Richard Leto

It is with great pleasure that we share on our website an article written by Richard Leto about his 30-year long journey to uncover his Italian family roots. Many thanks to Richard for allowing us to share the link to this very interesting article. https://orderisda.org/culture/la-nostra-voce/the-30-year-journey-that-led-to-my-italian-family-roots/