The OASIS – Orientale American Studies International School is are now accepting applications for it’s fifth iteration. The school will be held in the Conference Center of University of Naples “L’Orientale” in the isle of Procida, Italy, from May 24 to May 29, 2020.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Jonathan Arac (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
  • Susan Balée (independent scholar)
  • Colleen Glenney Boggs (Dartmouth College, USA)
  • Derrais Carter (University of Arizona)
  • Jane Desmond (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA)
  • Virginia R. Dominguez (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA)
  • Ira Dworkin (Texas A&M University, USA)
  • Brian T. Edwards (Tulane University, USA)
  • Fred Gardaphé (Queens College-CUNY, USA)
  • May Hawas (American University in Cairo, Egypt)
  • Gordon Hutner (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA)
  • Ronald A. Judy (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
  • Donald E. Pease (Dartmouth College, USA)
  • Mounira Soliman (American University in Cairo, Egypt)

Compact seminar: “How to Get Published” held by Gordon Hutner (editor of American Literary History).

We invite applications from doctoral students, recent Ph.D.s, and junior faculty in American Studies, English, Comparative Literature, and related fields.

The fee for the School (covering registration, tuition, housing, breakfast, and lunch) is € 620 for the whole week. Applications will be accepted until March 15, 2020; successful applicants will be notified by March 31. You can find the CFA for PhD students here and the CFA for M.A. students here. For more info please see the school’s website.

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