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Conference 2022

June 2-5, 2022


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The CAIS 2022 conference is a meeting point for all scholars of Italian Studies.

This year, while there is no conference theme per se, papers are welcome on all aspects of Italian Studies.

Important Dates:

March 18, 2022 Deadline to submit session proposals
March, 2022 Conference registration opens
May 6, 2022 Deadline to register for conference
May 6, 2022 Deadline to ensure valid CAIS membership to participate in conference

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  Canadian Association for Italian Studies


The conference will be held in a hybrid format (both in-person and via Zoom options) at the Sant’Anna Institute in Sorrento, Italy.


Thursday, June 2, 2022 to Sunday, June 5, 2022.

Keynote Speakers

Silvana Patriarca

Marginal Subjects: Racism and Anti-racism in Post-fascist Italy

Roberto Dainotto

Of Qanon Shamans and other Right-Wing Insurrections: Antonio Gramsci’s ‘Historiography of Subaltern Social Groups’ in the 21st Century

Luca Cottini

The Pursuit of Distinction. The Italian Way to Innovation

Ruth Ben-Ghiat

Italy: Laboratory of Political Modernity

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