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2017 AAIS Book Prizes Awarded

Three AAIS Book Prizes were awarded at the conference in Sorrento for the best books in Italian studies published in 2017: 

Renaissance, 18th and 19th Centuries: Barbara Spackman. Accidental Orientalists: Modern Italian Travelers in Ottoman Lands. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2017.

20th and 21st Centuries: Teresa Fiore. Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies. New York: Fordham University Press, 2017.

Film and Other Media Studies: Timothy C. Campbell. The Techne of Giving: Cinema and the Generous Form of Life. New York: Fordham University Press, 2017. 

2018 Book Prize announcement:

The American Association for Italian Studies will award up to four Book Prizes for books published in 2018. The categories are: 

    • Medieval
    • Renaissance, 18th, and 19th Centuries
    • 20th and 21st Centuries
    • Film and other Media Studies

Please send five copies of your volume (or bound photocopies if the publisher cannot spare additional copies) by February 1, 2019 to: Dana Renga, Department of French and Italian, 200 Hagerty Hall, 1775 College Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1340. Winners will be announced at the 2019 AAIS conference. Please note that edited volumes and translations are not eligible for consideration.



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