CFP Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, Toronto 13-15 May 2016

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Call for Papers
December 15, 2015
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Italian History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, European History / Studies, American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies


13-15 May 2016, University of Toronto


We invite session and paper proposals for the 2016 CSIS conference that will be held at the University of Toronto on May 13-15, 2016. The deadline for session proposals is December 15, 2015. In order to propose a session, please fill out the session proposal form and submit it to the conference organizers Sandra Parmegiani ( and Cristina Perissinotto ( No session proposals sent in an email or as word attachments will be considered. 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 can not be housed in any of the proposed panels, please submit a paper proposal form directly to the conference organizers Sandra Parmegiani ( and Cristina Perissinotto (


Session organizers must consider all the proposals received up to the deadline of January 31, 2016. The announcement that a panel is closed can only be made after January 31, 2016. After the deadline, all session organizers will send the paper proposal forms for their session to the conference organizers.


The Society’s rules permit members to present only one paper at the annual conference. Members may not present a paper in those 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 which 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 1st, 2016, 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 2016 CSIS conference.


The Conference Registration will open in February 2016. The cost will be: $20(CAD) for graduate students, retired members, and Ph.D. without full time employment, and $40(CAD) for all other delegates. 


Contact Info: 

Prof. Elena Brizio

Secretary - Canadian Society for Italian Studies

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