AISNA (Associazione Italiana di Studi Nord-Americani) is the American Studies Association of Italy, founded in 1973. It brings together scholars, teachers, students, and professionals inside and outside the world of academia who have an interest in the study of North-American literature, history, arts, culture, society, and institutions.

The institutional function of AISNA is promoting research and teaching in the field of American Studies in Italy, and encouraging contact and exchange among its members as well as between AISNA members and American Studies scholars and associations all over the world. To that end, AISNA organizes a meeting every year and an International Conference every other year, to which international scholars are invited as speakers and welcomed as participants. Read more



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Ezra Pound, Posthumous Cantos, ed. Massimo Bacigalupo, Manchester, Carcanet, 2015.

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Giorgio Mariani, Waging War on War. Peacefighting in American Literature, Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2015.

Barbara Montefalcone and Anca Cristofovici eds., The Art of Collaboration: Poets, Artists, Books. Huston: Cuneiform Press, 2015.