2018 Italian American Studies Association Conference in Chicago

51st Annual IASA Conference at the University of Illinois, Chicago October 18-20, 2018

Call for Papers

"The Conflicts of Immigration Past and Present: The Position[ing] of Italians and the Diaspora"

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Italian American Studies Association Elections

Voting is Now Closed

Your new Executive Council Members are: 

Ryan Calabretta-Sajder (2018-2020)

Donna Chirico (2018-2020)

Rosetta Giuliani Caponetto (2018-2020)

Jerry Krase (2018-2020)

Anthony Julian Tamburri (2018-2020)

Italian American Studies Association

Our Association is devoted to the interdisciplinary study of the culture, history, literature, sociology, psychology, demography, folklore, and politics of Italians in America. Since its founding, IASA has published over thirty volumes of the proceedings of its annual conference meetings. Among our members are the most noted professional authorities as well as enthusiastic lay persons. IASA uses scientific and scholarly methods as it seeks to explore and disseminate authentic information and interpretation of the wide-ranging experiences of Italians in America.