The worldwide Transnationalizing Modern Languages Project investigates cultural exchange within communities and individuals across time and space. Running through 2016 on fiver contients, its array of conferences, panels, research, and exhbitis explore a series of critical instances of linguistic and cultural translation with a specific focus on [...]
IASA MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP ($1000)
IASA awards this annual fellowship to the author of the year’s
outstanding Ph.D. dissertation or MA thesis proposal in Italian American
studies. We welcome all approaches to the field of study.
Italians Without Borders:
Transnational Italian (American) Experience
The University of Toronto
October 17-19th, 2014
Click below to register online for the 2014 Conference of the Italian American Studies Association, being held in Toronto, Canada from October 17 - 19, 2014!
On June 30, 2014, The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York appointed five new Distinguished Professors: Dean Anthony Julian Tamburri was named Distinguished Professor of European Languages and Literatures at Queens College.
Happy feast--and name day--of Saint Anthony of Padua. Among the many feste held in the US, Boston's, originated by immigrants from Montefalcione (Avellino) remains one of the most popular. It's now held in August (29-31 this year), but here's a look. Saint Anthony's Feast is an outdoor festival that takes place in Boston's predominantly [...]
The Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) 25th Annual Conference will be held November 6-8, 2014 in Baltimore, MD at the Lord Baltimore Hotel. Proposals on Working Class Culture are welcome.
Working Class Culture examines representations of the working class in all areas of culture, including but not limited to art, literature, [...]
The Society for Italian Historical Studies, affiliated with the American Historical Association, again offers a prize of $400 for the Ezio Cappadocia Prize for Best Unpublished Manuscript on the history of Italy, of article or dissertation length. Since the object of the award is to encourage fresh interest in Italian history, the prize is offered for [...]
Join the Italian American Writers Association at the Sidewalk Cafe in Manhattan for its monthly open reading, featuring Paola Corso and Maria Terrone.
IAWA holds its Open Reading series every second Saturday of the month at two venues: Cornelia Street Café on odd months (July, Sept, Nov) and Sidewalk Café on even months (June, Aug, Oct.) [...]
IASA is pleased to announce hotel information for the 2014 conference in Toronto, Canada:
Holiday Inn Toronto Bloor-Yorkville
280 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V8
Phone: 416-968-0010 Fax: 416-968-7765
Please download, complete, and submit the hotel registration sheet (attached) [...]
A witty and sophisticated examination of nontraditional storytelling in contemporary art and literature, John Domini's The Sea-God's Herb contains reviews and essays on some of the most interesting authors and artists of the last forty years. From William Gass and Thomas Pynchon to Brian Evenson and Steve Erickson, Domini takes readers beyond [...]