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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CFP: RSA #31 (2020)
Issue #31 (2020) of RSAJournal: Rivista di Studi Americani, the official journal of the Italian Association for North American Studies (Associazione Italiana di Studi Nord-Americani – AISNA) will feature a special issue on the broader impact that the nuclear era has had on the United States. The issue, edited by RSAJournal Assistant Editor, Elisabetta Bini (University of Naples Federico II), Dario Fazzi (Roosevelt Institute for American Studies), and Thomas Bishop (University of Lincoln) is titled American Apocalypse(s): Nuclear Imaginaries and the Reinvention of Modern America and scholars from different academic fields are invited to submit their proposals.