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Italian Cultural Studies Conference

May 6-7-8-9, 2010
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA

A conference organized by Graziella Parati (Dartmouth College) and Patrizia Calefato (The University of Bari), sponsored by The Paul D. Paganucci Chair, The Leslie Center for the Humanities, The Dickey Center and the Provost Office. 

For more information, contact Phyllis Ford ( (603) 646-2400.

Conference Overview:

This interdisciplinary conference will focus on the state of the field of Cultural Studies in Italian Studies.  We invite presentations on Cultural Studies as practiced in Italian Studies, and on topics focusing on Italy and Cultural Studies in all fields.  We invite submissions from colleagues in: anthropology, art history, economics, geography, history, literary studies, Mediterranean studies, philosophy, religion, semiotics, sociology, visual studies, the sciences, etc.

Keynote speakers will include,  Professors Michele Cometa, Alessandro Dal Lago, David Forgacs, Elena Pulcini, Barbara Spackman, Gabriella Turnaturi, and Paola Zaccaria. The Keynote speakers have confirmed their participation.

Presentations will last 20 minutes.  Participants will bring a final, longer version of their presentation for publication (Please follow the Chicago Style Manual for the publishable essay).  Final essays will be refereed and those recommended for publication by independent readers will become part of the volume: Italian Cultural Studies (2010).

All presentations and final essays must be in English (Please let us know if you need to contact translators).


Last Updated: 8/1/12