The Fifth Italo-American Conference, "Uncertainty and Insecurity in the New Age," on May 18-20 will bring together Italian and Italian-American social scientists. It will be held at William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, and and the John D. Calandra Italian American Institute, Queens College, CUNY, in midtown Manhattan.
Please email, to the address given, a 150-word abstact on one of the following topics: 1) Concerns about terrorism, feelings of vulnerability; 2) Seeking stability and meaning in a postmodern world; 3) Maintaining a national identity and culture in the face of global homogenization; 4) The impact of multinational companies on local culture; 5) Creating/maintaining community against social isolation; 6) Global inequalities in economic, educational, political, or social resources.
For all presenters, William Paterson University will provide lodging on campus, meals, evening entertainment, transportation to and from the two conference sites, and cultural activities. The only conference cost will be a $100 registration fee. U.S. participants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the conference.
Please note: Space is limited. You must submit your topic and abstract no later than March 1, 2007 for its review by the Papers Committee. After the committee’s review, you will be notified of your acceptance as an invited participant and asked to submit a $100 registration fee. Official acceptance will be confirmed after receipt of the registration fee before April 15, 2007. Failure to pay this fee on time will void the acceptance.
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