The Canadian Society for Italian Studies will hold its 2002 annual Spring conference in conjunction with the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada. The CSIS conference will take place at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, May 25 to May 28. The program will include sessions on every period of Italian literature and culture, from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century.
For more information about the conference as a whole contact the CSIS Secretary, Dr. Enrico Vicentini via telephone at (416) 925-2453, via fax at (416) 396-2380), via e-mail at email@example.com
Papers are accepted in Italian, English and French. Deadline for proposals: February 1, 2002.
We would like to highlight especially the following special session:
Pre-modern Cosmopolitanisms: The International Dimension in Italian Literature and Culture from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance.
(Dante and Monarchy; Islam in Boccaccio, the tale collection or Renaissance philosophy; Marco Polo; the Orient in Quattrocento and Cinquecento Painting; Italy and France, Italy and Spain, Italy and England; travel literature in the Renaissance; early images of America; utopian thinking; etcetera; papers accepted in Italian, English and French.)
For this session contact:
Paul Colilli (Laurentian University)
Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, P3E 2C6
tel.: (705) 675-1151, ext. 3423; fax: (705) 523-4074 Email: : firstname.lastname@example.org
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