XXI Week of Italian Language

Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan presented:“The Evolution of the Romantic Poem”, by Erika CaturegliDuring this Anno Dantesco, Dante Alighieri of Michigan explored Dante’s poetry before the creation of the Divine Comedy by selecting poems in which he talks about his beloved Beatrice. In this retrospective in honor of the Settimana della Lingua, we will look […]

DAS of Michigan 2018 End of Year Party

Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan 2018 End of Year Party at the Detroit Historical Museum DAS celebrated the Dante Alighieri Society End of Year Party at the Detroit Historical Museum Streets of Old Detroit with a celebration which included the “Dante Distinctive Citizen Award” ceremony to honor admirable members of the community. The 2018 recipient […]

Memorandum of Understanding

On January 20th 2017, the Consul of Italy, Dr. Maria Luisa Lapresa, met with Brian J. Whiston, Superintended of Education for the State of Michigan for the official signing of a Memorandum of Understanding designed to facilitate the promotion of the Italian language in K-12 schools in Michigan.The official document, believed to be the first […]

Frank De Santis

Frank De Santis, age 93, passed away on May 16, 2016.  Frank proudly served in the U. S. Army as a Sergeant in the 264th Engineers Combat Battalion in Gen. Patton’s army during WWII. He was discharged with 2 Bronze Stars. He attended the University of Detroit where he received a BS, an MA from […]