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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 coming soon!

 Early bird (by February 15) 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.
*Regular registration deadline extended from March 15*

AAIS 2018 Awards: 

1. Doctoral Student Travel Awards

The AAIS is pleased to announce a call for applications for travel awards for doctoral students who are ABD and will present their research at the annual AAIS conference in Sorrento, Italy, June 14-17, 2018. The AAIS will award six travel grants of $500.00 each. 

Please send the following to Valerio Ferme (valerio.ferme@nau.edu) and Dana Renga (renga.1@osu.edu) by February 10, 2018

  • 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 biographical blurb.
  • A letter of acceptance of the papers from the panel/roundtable organizer. 
  • A brief letter of support from the primary dissertation advisor. 

2. 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 February 1st, 2018:

  • 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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