Congratulations to doctoral candidate Michele Segretario who has won the 2022 Italian American Studies Association Annual Memorial Fellowship Award for his dissertation-in-progress, titled “The Traveling Soundscape – An Acoustic Ethnography of the Italian Migration.” The award is offered to “the author of the year’s outstanding doctoral dissertation or masters thesis proposal or project in Italian American and Italian Diaspora Studies.”
Please join us in congratulating our alumna Elisa Russian, who has accepted a one-year postdoctoral position in the French Department of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland as the recipient of a Swiss Government Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowship!
Annamaria Bellezza has received a 2022 Distinguished Teaching Award for her inspiring and transformational teaching! This award is the campus’s most prestigious honor for teaching and it recognizes teaching that incites intellectual curiosity in students, engages them thoroughly in the enterprise of learning, and has a lifelong impact.
Mia Fuller has been appointed as Gladyce Arata Terrill Distinguished Professor effective July 1, 2020. We add our warm congratulations to the Berkeley chancellor’s on this well-deserved honor, reserved for distinguished faculty members.
Congratulations to Annamaria Bellezza on the publication of her article “Developing Performative Competence and Teacher Artistry: A Pedagogical Imperative in the Multicultural Classroom” in the L2 Journal, Volume 12, Issue 3 (November 2020). Please click here to read the article.
We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Diego Pirillo has received a Barra Foundation Fellowship at the American Philosophical Society’s Library & Museum. These funding opportunities provide 1- to 3- months of support for researchers in residence and are open to scholars in all fields who show a demonstrated need to use the Library & Museum’s collections for their project.
Please click here for more information about the Fellowship and this year’s cohort.
Congratulations to Zachary Bekowies on receiving this year’s Italian Studies Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award!
Please join us in congratulating our alumna Marisa Escolar, who received Honorable Mention for 20th and 21st Centuries, for Allied Encounters: The Gendered Redemption of World War II Italy!