Category: Events

Screening of a Documentary on Cristoforo Colombo (Christopher Columbus)

We all know that in the last few years there have been protests about Cristoforo Colombo: statues of him have been destroyed, and there is a proposal of renaming Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day. The time is right to re-examine history through a documentary and a fiction film entitled “Columbus on Trial”. The film…
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Celebrating Federico Fellini Centennial with an Online Conversation

Federico Fellini (born in 2020) changed the world of cinema forever, and with his movie “La dolce vita” reshaped the image of Italy all over the world. We are happy to share a link to an online conversation moderated by Alessandro Ago, Director of Programming and Special Projects, USC School of Cinematic Arts. The participants…
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An interview with Angela Turchi, Università di Macerata, Italy

We are happy to introduce Angela Turchi, who is a student at the Università di Macerata in Italy. She is working on a research on the interest on the Italian language in the United States. She also prepared a brief survey, and we encourage everyone who studies Italian to participate. The link to the survey…
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New Book on Italian Literature and Culture written by Sante Matteo, Professor Emeritus, Miami University

We are proud to present the latest book written by Dr. Sante Matteo, Professor Emeritus at Miami University. The book, written in Italian, is a collection of essays about many Italian authors: Dante, Niccolò Machiavelli, Marco Polo, Ugo Foscolo, Alessandro Manzoni, James Joyce, and others.   https://www.pacinieditore.it/prodotto/sante-matteo-secondo-occhio-ulisse/  

We the Italians against coronavirus

We of Italian Americans in Ohio praise the initiative of the organization “We the Italians” that has started a fundraising campaign to help the Spallanzani Hospital, the most important Italian hospital for contagious diseases, to fight coronavirus.  Please donate here https://www.gofundme.com/f/we-the-italians-against-coronavirus In the video on this page, the General Director of Spallanzani Hospital, Marta Branca, thanks We the…
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