Joint winners of the 2017 prize, announced at the ASMI conference in December, were Sarah Culhane, formerly of the University of Bristol, for her essay ‘Locating the audience within the pages of a fan magazine: the audience-star relation as told through Hollywood (1945–1953)’, and Glauco Schettini, of Fordham University, for his essay 'Building the Third Rome: The New District in Prati di Castello, 1870–95'. The deadline for submissions for the 2018 prize is 31 July.
ASMI POSTGRADUATE SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 (call for papers)
ASMI POSTGRADUATE SUMMER SCHOOL 2017
Royal Holloway University of London
Call for Papers
We welcome proposals from postgraduate students and early career scholars for papers on any aspects of Modern Italian culture, history, politics and society from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century and from any academic discipline.
The summer school is designed to engage postgraduate students and independent scholars in the field of Italian Studies to share their research and test their ideas. Participants will present their papers in panel sessions and then receive feedback from senior scholars and junior colleagues in a welcoming and supportive environment. Papers can be in English or Italian and should be no more than 20 minutes in length.
Please send an abstract (max 250 words) and a short biography (max 100 words) to the conference organisers at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 31st March 2017.
The summer school program includes two keynote lectures and a training session:
• Dr. Clodagh Brook (University of Birmingham) ‘Exploding the Cinematic Frame: Expanded Cinema in Italy’
• Prof. Robert S. C. Gordon (University of Cambridge) ‘Adano and Occupation Literature’
• Dr Olivia Swift (Royal Holloway) Workshop: ‘The impact of research’
The Summer School is free to all members of ASMI. A limited number of travel grants will be available. For more information, please contact the organisers at email@example.com
ORGANISING COMMITTEE: Guido Bartolini (Royal Holloway), Fabrizio Di Maio (University of Birmingham), Alice Franzon (University of Leeds), Caterina Scarabicchi (Royal Holloway), Stefano Serafini (Royal Holloway).
Published: February 24, 2017