With special sessions on Black Italy, Writing the Pandemic and Ecocriticsm in Italian Studies, the 2021 CAIS conference will be held in a virtualized environment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference will take place on June 4-5 and June 11-12.
Keynote Speakers: Camilla Hawthorne. Translation and the Lived Geographies of the Black Mediterranean Kossi A. Komla-Ebri. Afrofobia: Il razzismo verso i Neri-Africani in Italia Ingy Mubiayi Kakese. La Storia e le storie: dagli immigrati africani in Italia agli Afroitaliani. Alessandra Di Maio. Migration, Resistance, and Culture Activism in the Black Mediterranean: A View from Palermo.