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  • started the topic   CALL For Papers AATI…http://www.dropitto.me/aati | | upload password: palermo2017 Al convegno potranno partecipare i relatori, gli organizzatori e presidenti delle sessioni e partecipanti alle tavole rotonde che siano regolarmente iscritti all’associazione AATI e che abbiano versato la quota d’ iscrizione al convegno entro il 15 marzo 2017. Gli interventi dovranno essere presentati di persona; non sono consentiti interventi via Skype o altre tecnologie. Iscrizione al convegno: Le quote di iscrizione per 2017 saranno le seguenti: soci regolari: $125.00; soci emeriti e soci senza un lavoro full-time: $75.00; studenti di PhD/dottorato di ricerca: $45.00. Workshops: saranno annunciati inseguito nella nostra pagina web. Alberghi, trasporti, ecc. Ulteriori informazioni riguardanti alberghi, trasporti, ecc. saranno comunicate tramite il listserv dell’AATI e verranno pubblicate nel nostro sito. Pubblicazione degli Atti del Convegno: Dopo il convegno, tutti i relatori sono invitati a sottoporre per pubblicazione il loro intervento nella rivista digitale AATI Online Working Papers. Le proposte saranno valutate da un comitato scientifico (si veda https://bancheri.utm.utoronto…)   CALL For Papers AATI International Conference Abroad L’Università degli Studi Palermo June 28-July 2, 2017   The AATI (American Association of Teachers of Italian) announces its next International Conference to take place in Palermo from June 28-July 2, 2017 hosted by the Università degli Studi di Palermo.  The general program outline is as follows:  June 28: Official day of arrival; pre-conference workshops (morning); guided tours in/around Palermo (morning); June 28 (afternoon/evening) Pre-registration; plenary session; welcome reception; concert June 29-July 1: Conference June 1: Plenary sessions (afternoon) July 1 (evening): Gala Dinner July 2: Tours around Palermo July 3: Official day of departure This conference promises to be another exciting international meeting, given, its location. Palermo is a vivacious and fascinating city, where art, history, music, politics and music.  Additionally, the area around Palermo and the region of Sicily at large have been places of cultural, geographical and historical intersection throughout the centuries. The conference is open to all topics, but the AATI invites colleagues to think in particular about issues that relate to the current state of and events taking place in Italy today. Along with general themes such as pedagogy, linguistics, culture, literature, cinema, theater, Italian as a second language, Italian language and culture abroad, migration and Italian identities in the world, history, media, economy, the arts, etc., we also suggest a focus on more “local” topics that have Palermo and its region as well as Sicily at their core. Some examples might be:  Pirandello and the 150th anniversary of his birth Verismo: Verga, Capuana, De Robertis Sicily in Contemporary Literature Sicilian Female Writers Sicilian Cinema: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Narrative Innovations and Language in Andrea Camilleri Sicilian Folk Culture: From ‘Common’ to the ‘Disappearance’ Sicilian Dialect Poetry: From Giovanni Meli and Domenico Tempio to Today Mediterranean Studies: From Language and Culture to History and Religion Proposals: The deadline for proposal submissions (individual papers and whole sessions) is February 15, 2017. Papers can be in Italian or in English and will be limited to 20 minutes, maximum. Colleagues are cordially invited to submit proposals for entire sessions and roundtables of 75 minutes each.  Participants are allowed to present one paper only, but they can chair more than one session and they can partake in one or more roundtable discussions. Completed Sessions /Completed roundtables / Single papers proposals MUST be submitted by February 15, 2017 using the following link:: http://www.dropitto.me/aati | | upload password: palermo2017 COMPLETED Session/roundtable with all relevant information MUST be submitted by February 15, 2017 using the following link: http://www.dropitto.me/aati | | upload password: palermo2017 All conference participants (panelists, session and roundtable organizers, and chairs) must be AATI members in good standing and must have paid the registration fees by March 15, 2017. Papers must be presented in person; no presentations via Skype or similar technologies will be allowed. Registration Fees: Registration fees for 2017 will be as follows: Regular members: $125.00; Retired/emeriti or members without a full-time position: $75.00; PhD students: $45.00. Workshops: information regarding pre-conference workshops will be advertised through the AATI listserv and the Conference website. Lodging and Transportation: Further information about hotels, transportation, etc. will be announced shortly through the AATI listserv and the AATI website. Publication of Proceedings: Following the conference, all presenters will be eligible to submit their papers for blind peer review consideration for the AATI Online Working Papers publication (see  https://bancheri.utm.utoronto… menu \"Online Working Papers\"). in the forums: Romance Literary Relations, Comparative Studies in Twenti….

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