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AATI Conference 2019

Call for Papers

AATI  2019 Conference 

May 30 – June 2, 2019

Marist College – Poughkeepsie, NY


The American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI) will hold its annual conference at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, from May 30-June 2, 2019.


The conference theme is open, but AATI encourages presenters to consider topics regarding current situations and events in Italy today, as well as those traditional subjects concerning pedagogy, culture, literature, cinema, theatre, Italian as L2, the Italian language abroad, Italian identity in the world, history, economy, art, opera, etc.


Proposals:The deadline for both individual paper and session proposals is February 1, 2019. Presentations are welcome in either Italian or English but must not exceed 20 minutes in length. Colleagues are invited to organize sessions and round tables of 75 minutes long. Participants may present only once but are able to chair more than one session and present their work in more than one round table.


Session and round table proposals must be uploaded by February 1, 2019 via the link:


Completed sessions and round tables must be uploaded by February 15, 2019 via the link:


  • Only members of AATI in good standing and those who have paid the conference registration fee by February 1, 2019may participate in the conference as presenters, organizers, and chairs of sessions, as well as round table participants.


  • All speakers/participants must be present in person at the conference. Presentations via Skype or other technology are not allowed.


  • Anyone interested in attending the conference on only Friday or Saturdayis asked to indicate it in their proposal.


2019 Convention Prices:

Regular members – $125.00

Emeritus – $75.00

Members without full-time position – $75.00

One-Day Registration – $100.00

Graduate students – $45.00


Workshops will be announced on the AATI lists and on our website.


Hotels, transportation, local information, etc. Information about hotels, transportation, dining, local attractions, etc. will be communicated by the AATI lists and will also be announced our website.


Publication of Conference Presentations: After the conference, all presenters are invited to submit their presentations for publication in the digital journal, AATI Online Working Papers.

All proposals will be blind-peer reviewed by a scientific committee. For more information,please see


Conference webpage: o soon).

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