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AAIS 2018

Our annual conference will take place in Sorrento, Italy from 14-17 June 2018. More information can be found under the conference tab above. Approved session proposals will be made available here.

Conference registration now open!

 Early bird (by February 28*) Faculty - 120€ Graduate - 60€
 Regular (by April 15**) Faculty - 145€ Graduate - 85€
 Late (by June 1)  Faculty - 170 € Graduate - 110€

Onsite registration and payment pays Late prices.
*Early bird registration deadline extended from February 15*
**Regular registration deadline extended from March 15**

Remembering JoAnne Ruvoli

JoAnne Ruvoli, former fellow of the “Cultures in Transnational Perspectives” Mellon Postdoctoral Program in the Humanities at UCLA, passed away unexpectedly on March 15, 2018. Diagnosed in December with a severe strain of leukemia, JoAnne was completing a second round of chemo, reportedly feeling tired but hopeful about full recovery. Continue reading...

AAIS 2018 Awards: 

Women's Studies Caucus (WSC) Award

The AAIS Women’s Studies Caucus (WSC) is pleased to announce a new award. It is open to ABD doctoral students who will present their Women’s Studies doctoral research in any of the WSC sponsored panels at the annual AAIS conference in Sorrento, Italy, June 14-17, 2018. (http://aais.wildapricot.org/conference). The Women’s Studies Caucus will award $500 to the best paper read at the 2018 AAIS conference. 

Please send your complete paper (15 pages maximum) to the WSC secretary Juliann Vitullo  (Juliann.Vitullo@asu.edu) by April 15, 2018. Your paper will then be forwarded, without your name, to the WSC members of the jury.  

Please, take into consideration that you will have to attend the conference in order to receive the award and that no paper can be read in absentia. The winner will be announced at the Women’s Studies Business meeting at the AAIS conference. In order to establish a preliminary selection, please send the following to Juliann Vitullo (juliann.vitullo@asu.edu) by March 1st, 2018 (extended from February 1st):

  • A 250 word abstract of the proposed paper
  • A brief statement (150 words maximum) describing how the paper is related to the doctoral dissertation
  • A brief biography
  • A letter of acceptance of the paper from the panel/roundtable organizer



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