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May 12, 2013

Italy's PM recognizes historical discrimination against Italian immigrant in the US!

Anthony Julian Tamburri
AmericaOggi, 12 May 2013

This article appeared in the Sunday edition of "AmericaOggi". In it's insert "Oggi7", to boot, there is an article by On. Nissoli that is also of great interest to Italian...

May 9, 2013

The Language Requirement. "Ciao, Italiano, a Brooklyn College"

Anthony Julian Tamburri
All the people in this photo spoke Italian, a local Pugliese dialect, and English, of course. A good number of their children and grandchildren also speak Italian because, to be sure, their high schools and colleges offered them the opportunity to do so.

In the United States, the requirement to study a language other than English (a.k.a. "foreign language requirement") has always been a hotly contested issue among the...

May 1, 2013

Behind the Closed Doors of the "Professoriate"

Anthony Julian Tamburri

The world of post-high school education has always been fascinating, intriguing, and, in a number of cases, perplexing. It is a place where — for four years, usually — young...