Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies (CSIS), May 11-13, 2018, The University of Ottawa

Maria Laura Mosco Discussion

Dear Colleagues,

Please consider submitting a Session Proposal for the Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies (CSIS), May 11-13, 2018, The University of Ottawa - Ottawa, Ontario

Click here to download the session/paper submission forms in PDF format:

We invite session and paper proposals for the 2018 CSIS conference that will be held at the University of Ottawa on May 11-13, 2018. The deadline for session proposals is January 31, 2018. In order to propose a session, please fill out the session proposal form and submit it to the conference organizers Cristina Perissinotto (University of Ottawa) and Cristina Caracchini (University of Western Ontario) at the official CSIS email address: Session proposals will be made public on the CSIS website in the order they are received.

Proposals for individual papers should be sent directly to the session organizers using the paper proposal form. If you would like to propose a paper that cannot be housed in any of the planned panels, please submit the form directly to the conference organizers at this email address:

Session organizers must consider all the proposals received up to the deadline of February 15, 2018. The announcement that a panel is closed can only be made after that date. Once the deadline has passed, all session organizers will send the paper proposal forms for their session to the conference organizers to this address:

The Society’s rules allow members to present only one paper at the annual conference. Normally, members will not present a paper in the sessions they also chair. However, members are allowed to chair more than one session.

Please be reminded that if you submit a paper proposal to more than one session, you should notify all the organizers to whom you have made a submission. If you fail to notify the session organizers, they will have the right to decide between themselves in which session the paper will be presented or if the paper will be excluded.

All participants must be members in good standing of CSIS. Membership must be current by April 15, 2018, in order for the member’s name to appear in the program and for the member to be allowed to present his/her work at the 2018 CSIS conference.

The Conference Registration will open in February 2018. The cost will be: CAN$ 45 for graduate students, retired members, and PhDs without full time employment. Registration will be CAN$ 90 for all other delegates.

For the Organizing Team, Dr Cristina Perissinotto ( and Dr Cristina Caracchini (

Maria Laura Mosco, PhD
Adjunct Research Professor, CSIS News List Manager
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
The University of Western Ontario
London ON, N6A 3K7, Canada