Welcome to the AISNA Website

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.

WHO WE ARE

AISNA brings together scholars, teachers, students, and professionals interested in the study of United States literature, history, arts, culture, society, and institutions. Its annual meeting and biennial international conference are convened to welcome propulsive participation and networking opportunities to all its members.

WHAT WE DO

AISNA aims at creating opportunities of networking and productive exchange among its members and expands the study of the United States in Italy. AISNA edits and publishes a RSAJournal, which reflects the interdisciplinary interests of its members.

OUR HISTORY

AISNA (Associazione Italiana di Studi Nord-Americani) is the American Studies Association of Italy, founded in 1973. Since its foundation, it has brought together scholars, students, and professionals inside and outside academia interested in the history, literature and culture of the United States.

JOIN AISNA

Enjoy the benefits of membership by joining AISNA, including a free subscription to the Association journal and the newsletter with updates about the Association activities. Submit your application form together with a dedicated CV to the AISNA Board.

Featured News

Call for Proposals – RSAJournal N. 31

We warmly invite you to present a proposal for the special section of the next issue of RSAJournal (#31). The deadline for proposals is October 15, and if you are interested please send us a title, a very brief description (about 10 lines) and at least the name of one section editor. If by October 15 no […]

Call for Contributions – JAm It! N. 3

The third issue of JAm It! (Journal of American Studies in Italy) will explore the relations between environmental transformations and migrations in the North American context from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

Announcements

Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in “Transnational Italian Studies”

Video Contest per studenti – Ambasciata degli Stati Uniti d’America

SUNY Press Resumes Publication of the Cooper Edition

Professorship (W3) in American Studies, Goethe University Frankfurt

CFP: RSA #31 (2020)

To Be Announced!