Professor Barbara Spackman‘s book Accidental Orientalists: Modern Italian Travelers in Ottoman Lands, published by Liverpool University Press in July 2017, has recently won two prizes:
The 2017 American Association for Italian Studies Prize for the Best Book in the category of Renaissance, 18th and 19th Centuries, and
The 2017 Modern Language Association Howard R. Marraro Prize Honorable Mention (pictured, photo credit Edward Savaria, Jr.).
Congratulations to Professor Mia Fuller, who has been awarded a prestigious National Humanities Center Fellowship for her book project on “Mussolini Threshing Still: Inertia Memoriae, Italy, and Fascist Monuments.” She will be spending the 2018-19 academic year in Durham, North Carolina.
The Study Intercultural Training Experience (SITE) internship is a paid internship program based in Lombardy, Italy. It is aimed to recent graduates who have a good command of Italian and who are interested in working as teaching assistants in Lombard high schools for one or two semesters.