Department of Italian

Modern & Medieval Languages

Department of Italian

Society for Italian Studies Postgraduate Colloquium

Pembroke College, Cambridge - 16th and 17th April 2005

Call for papers

The Society for Italian Studies and the Department of Italian at Cambridge University invite postgraduate students with research interests in Italian Studies to attend the Colloquium in Italian Studies 2005 to be held at Pembroke College, Cambridge, on Saturday and Sunday, 16th and 17th April 2005.

Research students are invited to submit abstracts (max. 300 words) outlining the main points of their proposed papers by Friday, 25th February 2005.

Any topic related to Italian Studies qualifies for submission: literature, translation studies, literary criticism, linguistics, history, politics, history of art and architecture, culture and society. Papers can be in English or in Italian.

If selected for the Colloquium, presenters will be asked to submit their full paper (max. 5,000 words) by Friday, 1st April 2005.

If you are interested in attending the Colloquium without presenting a paper, please register by Friday, 1st April 2005 by e-mail or post. Please include your name, e-mail address, academic affiliation, and degree status.

Please submit your abstract via email to the Colloquium organiser: Linda Risso, e-mail: lr240 (

Abstracts in non-electronic format can be posted to:
SIS Postgraduate Colloquium
c/o Linda Risso
Pembroke College
Cambridge - CB2 1RF
United Kingdom

Information regarding the venue and the colloquium programme will be made available in February 2005. Please click on /italian/news for updates.

Sponsored by:
  • Society for Italian Studies
  • Department of Italian, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Cambridge
  • Pembroke College, Cambridge
  • Association for the Study of Modern Italy