AAIS 2022


The American Association for Italian Studies invites members to help shape the intellectual trajectory of the next annual conference by proposing panels and roundtables for AAIS 2022.

As we continue to contend with the global pandemic, the conference is proposed in two complementary formats, online May 13-15 and in person in Bologna from May 29-June 1, 2022. Let us return to a virtual environment that served us so well for AAIS 2021, capitalizing on the affordances of the platform, but let us at the same time recuperate the “liveness” of our in-person gatherings.

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Deadlines at a glance

December 15, 2021: Call for submissions and roundtables due. Completed panels and roundtables may also be sent at this time.

All calls for panels and roundtables due to conference committee for approval: conference.aais@gmail.com (please see Conference Guidelines for proper formatting). Once approved, calls will be posted to the AAIS website and will be included in the weekly newsletter, which will link to AAIS forums. Complete pre-formed panels and roundtables may also be submitted at any time until the final deadline indicated below.

January 31, 2022: Proposals due to Panel and Roundtable Organizers with title, brief abstract (150-200 words), and short bio.

February 15, 2022: All completed panels and roundtables due.

March 15, 2022: All participants must be current AAIS members.

Please consult Conference Guidelines for complete norms for organizers, chairs, and speakers for both conference formats.