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Conference 2021

June 4-5 & June 11-12


The CAIS 2021 Conference is a meeting point for all scholars of Italian Studies. This year's conference will include special sessions on the following topics:

Black Italy

Writing the Pandemic

Ecocriticism in Italian Studies

 Where & When

The 2021 conference will be held in a virtualized environment during two consecutive weekends:

Friday, June 4, 2021 and Saturday, June 5, 2021

Friday, June 11, 2021 and Saturday, June 12, 2021


Registration has concluded as of April 15, 2021. Registration fees:

$20 CAD for grad students and non-tenured faculty members

$40 CAD for tenured faculty members and all others

 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

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