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:
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.