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Prizes Awarded, Papers Submitted Spring 2017

In 2016, ICHFSB had approved a prize of $1,000 for a senior honors thesis written by a UCSB Italian major during the 2016-2017 academic year.  During the winter and spring quarters, Italian major Isabella DiLisio wrote a well-researched Senior Honors Thesis titled "Le metamorfosi della Commedia dell'Arte." Professor Jon Snyder supervised the project. Ms. DiLisio was awarded the prize in late May, at the French and Italian Annual Reception, where the Italian Department acknowledges its best students Read more [...]

It’s time to play Bocce!

Ciao, Amici - Many people have requested that Circolo organizes "get-together's" for the purpose of playing bocce.  At the picnic we organized this year for Ferragosto (see picture above), we had 4 teams playing against each other.  And the general request was, LET'S DO IT AGAIN!!!   People who like to play bocce and people interested in sharing in the fun and cheers (and in the excellent food, as well) are all invited to come.  The more, the merrier! So, here is what we did.  One of us Read more [...]

Cinema Italiano Classico 2012

Presenting: "COMEDIANS ACROSS 50 YEARS OF ITALIAN CINEMA" Fe' Bland Theater, SB City College 721 Cliff Drive Santa Barbara, CA 7:30 pm - Doors open to general public at 7:15 - Seating limited to 140 seats FREE ADMISSION TO ALL THE MOVIES!!! SATURDAY, February 18, 2012 DOV'E' LA LIBERTA' (Where is Freedom) -1953 Directed by Roberto Rossellini Starring Toto' Language:  Italian (with English subtitles) Rated:  Not rated Genre:  Dramatic Comedy   SATURDAY, February 25, Read more [...]