Reminder – 15 April deadline for Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies

The deadline for the Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies is 15 April 2017. We welcome your proposals!   ITALIAN MODERNITIES BOOK SERIES, 2007-2017 To mark the 10th anniversary of the Italian Modernities book series, Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies 2017. Proposals … Continue reading

Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies

ITALIAN MODERNITIES BOOK SERIES, 2007-2017 To mark the 10th anniversary of the Italian Modernities book series, Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the Young Scholars Competition in Modern Italian Studies 2017. Proposals for the competition should be submitted to Christabel Scaife (c.scaife@peterlang.com) by 15 April 2017. These should include a book proposal (including rationale, … Continue reading

Winner of the Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the winner of the Institute for German Studies / Peter Lang Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies: WINNER Dr Jessica Wood   Portraits of the Artist: Dionysian Creativity in Selected Works by Gabriele D’Annunzio and Thomas Mann Congratulations to our winner! The book will be published in … Continue reading

Staging the Fascist War published

Historians regard the Italian home front during the Second World War as an observation post from which to study the relationship between Fascism and society during the years of the collapse of the Mussolini regime. Yet the role of propaganda in influencing that relationship has received little attention. The media played a crucial role in … Continue reading

The Politics of Dubbing published

During the late 1920s and the 1930s, the Italian government sought various commercial and politically oriented solutions to cope with the advent of new sound technologies in cinema. The translation of foreign-language films became a recurrent topic of ongoing debates surrounding the use of the Italian language, the rebirth of the national film industry and … Continue reading

New publication: Italian Political Cinema

Despite the powerful anti-political impulses that have pervaded Italian society in recent years, Italian cinema has sustained and renewed its longstanding engagement with questions of politics, both in the narrow definition of the term, and in a wider understanding that takes in reflections on public life, imaginary, and national identity. This book explores these political … Continue reading

Italy, Islam and the Islamic World published

The recent emergence and increasing visibility of Islam as Italy’s second religion is an issue of undeniable importance. It has generated an intense and often polarized debate that has involved all the cultural, political and religious institutions of the country and some of its most vocal and controversial cultural figures. This study examines some of … Continue reading

Winners of the 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition announced

The Oxford and Dublin offices of Peter Lang are delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition: Winner in Irish Studies: Dr Michèle Milan Translation in Nineteenth-Century Ireland: A Study of Franco-Irish Translation Relationships Winner in Women’s Studies: Dr Alberica Bazzoni Writing for Freedom: Body, Identity and Power in Goliarda … Continue reading

Ten Steps: Critical Inquiries on Leopardi published

This book is a ten-step journey around the thought and poetry of the most sensitive Italian visionary of modernity, Giacomo Leopardi, whose contribution to Western thought has been acclaimed by admirers from Schopenhauer to Nietzsche to Benjamin. A variety of readings, moving between different disciplines and approaches – including film studies, psychoanalysis, and queer theory … Continue reading

A conversation between Donatella Maraschin and Federico Faloppa on Pier Paolo Pasolini at the Italian Cultural Institute London

Wednesday 24 June, 6.30pm Italian Cultural Institute London “Pier Paolo Pasolini: cinema and anthropology” A conversation between Donatella Maraschin and Federico Faloppa The analysis of the intersections between anthropological discourse, documentary and fiction, shows how Pasolini’s cinema is deeply related to visual anthropology: the visual anthropology theorised and practiced by the “New Ethnography” in the … Continue reading

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