Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara University announces the opening of lecturer positions in Italian for the next Academic year (2013-2014). Ads and application information are listed in the MLA Job Information List, Chronicle of Higher Education and the SCU website. Application deadline: June 7, 2013

For Job Description, go to:

Contact Information:

Jill Pellettieri,
Department of Modern Languages and Literatures,
Santa Clara University

Nuovo blog sull'italianistica e l'italianistica nel mondo

Pubblicato dall'Accademia del Giglio di Firenze, contiene notizie su borse di studio, offerte di lavoro, novità editoriali, convegni, "call for papers" e altro.

Thursday, May 23, 2013


Venice Italian School

Ricevo il messaggio che segue dal Direttore della Venice Italian School:

Buongiorno, Venice Italian School sta cercando un insegnante di italiano per un corso estivo in zona Chioggia, Adria, Rovigo dal 17 giugno al 16 agosto; lezioni individuali 3 giorni la settimana (lunedì, mercoledì, venerdì) dalle 10.00 alle 11.30 di mattina; il pagamento è di €18 lordi all’ora + spese trasporto. Penso serva la macchina per raggiungere la località richiesta dal cliente, difficile arrivarci con i mezzi pubblici. Se siete interessati, per cortesia contattatemi a

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Borsa di studio triennale all'Univ. di Cork

Italianistica, borsa di studio triennale a Cork

L’università di Cork (Irlanda) offre una borsa di studio per un posto di dottorato di ricerca presso il Dipartimento di Italinistica. La borsa di studio è intitolata a Eduardo Saccone, professore di italiano presso la stessa università tra il 1994 e il 2003. La borsa di studio può essere rinnovata fino ad un massimo di 3 anni. La borsa di studio implica anche circa 150 ore di docenza nell’anno e altri impegni richiesti dal dipartimento.
I candidati devono rispondere al bando inviando il materiale richiesto entro giovedì 30 maggio 2013.

The Eduardo Saccone PhD Scholarship in Italian Literature

The Department of Italian, University College Cork, is offering one scholarship with a total value of €20,000 per annum, to cover fees (€5,770 per annum for EU students; €11,540 per annum for non-EU students) and the balance to be paid as a stipend in monthly instalments. The Scholarship is renewable for a total of up to three years, subject to the student receiving satisfactory progress reports
The Scholarship, named after Eduardo Saccone, professor of Italian at UCC from 1994 to 2003, is for PhD research on a topic in the area of modern and contemporary Italian literature.
The Scholarship includes a limited number of teaching and related duties in the Department of Italian to be agreed with the Head of Department. The scheme will require the student to undertake the equivalent of 135-150 tutorial hours.
The Department of Italian at UCC has a strong graduate studies programme, with over ten doctoral students researching topics in modern Italian literature and in Film Studies. For more information, please see:

Deadline for receipt of applications: Thursday, 30 May 2013.

The successful applicant would be supervised by either Dr Mark Chu, Dr Daragh O’Connell, or Dr Silvia Ross, in an area that falls within their research interests ( ), and will commence the doctoral degree in October 2013.

Applicants should send the following materials by the deadline:
- a cover letter
- cv
- project proposal on the appropriate form (see link below),
- a writing sample (no longer than 6,000 words)
- transcript(s)
- two references (to be sent directly by the referees)

Application materials should be submitted both electronically and in hard copy to:

Department of Italian
School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
O’Rahilly Building
University College Cork
Cork, Ireland

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed, either in person or via Skype.
Successful applicants must confirm their intention to take up the Scholarship by 30 June 2013.

The Department of Italian, University College Cork
Details of Scholarship and Scholarship Application form

Italian Assistantship at Royal Holloway


School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
MPhil/PhD Studentship and Language Assistantship in Italian

The School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Royal Holloway is offering the following postgraduate opportunity to suitably qualified candidates:

A 3-year part-time language assistantship to be combined with full-time postgraduate research. The award covers tuition fees and maintenance of £8,500 per annum for three years (subject to satisfactory progress). The successful candidate will work towards the preparation of a PhD thesis. Candidates must have native or near-native standard English and Italian, and be available to teach six hours per week of Italian language during the academic year. They must have a very good undergraduate degree and a postgraduate qualification such as an MA.
Applications for all positions are welcome in any area of Italian studies covered by the academic staff in the department. For information, see: Potential candidates may seek advice from the Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Sarah Wright ([log in to unmask]) and from the Director of Italian, Dr Giuliana Pieri ([log in to unmask]). To be considered for the award, you must submit an application to Royal Holloway, University of London for admission as a research postgraduate student (M.Phil/PhD). You should include a research proposal of at least 1000 words plus bibliography.

For more information on the online application process see:

The deadline for application is Friday 31 May 2013. Interviews are provisionally scheduled on Wednesday 19 June. Please note that we are unable to reimburse costs incurred to attend interviews.

SMLLC weblink:
Italian weblink:
Research in the SMLLC:

Jane E.Everson
Professor of Italian Literature
School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Royal Holloway University of London
Egham TW20 0EX
tel. 01784 443236

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

University of Bristol

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I would be grateful if members could draw this opportunity to the attention of interested students.

PhD studentship on AHRC research project ‘In Search of Italian Cinema Audiences in the 1940s and 1950s: Gender, Genre and National Identity’

The Department of Italian at the University of Bristol is seeking to award a fully-funded PhD studentship from September 1st 2013. It is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). The studentship provides full tuition fees and a tax-free stipend of £13, 726 per annum for 3 years (for UK/resident students).

The award is for a self-contained doctoral research topic on the reception of female stars in the Italian press in the 1940s and '50s, to be supervised by Dr. Catherine O’Rawe, as part of the AHRC project, ‘In Search of Italian Cinema Audiences in the 1940s and 1950s: Gender, Genre and National Identity’. The AHRC project will be run in collaboration with the universities of Exeter and Oxford Brookes, but the PhD student will be based at Bristol, andwill work within the Department of Italian at the University of Bristol

Applicants should have a very strong undergraduate degree, should be fluent in both Italian and English, and should ideally have or be undertaking a Masters degree in a relevant discipline, such as Italian or film studies, or have relevant research experience in a related field. The successful candidate will undertake archival work in Italy on popular magazines of the 1950s, and will also collaborate with the project directors in analysing data gathered from questionnaires and interviews with Italians about their memories of cinema-going in the 1940s and ’50s.

To apply, use the online form (, specifying that you wish to be considered for this studentship. In your personal statement, explain how your research interests or previous experience put you in a position to make a valuable contribution to the project.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr Catherine O’Rawe in the Department of Italian by telephone at +44 (0)117 3316760 or by email at

The closing date for receipt of applications is 24th June 2013
Dr. Catherine O'Rawe
Department of Italian
University of Bristol
19 Woodland Road
Bristol BS8 1TE
Tel: +44 117 3316760

De Pauw University

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The Department of Modern Languages at DePauw University invites applications for a part-time instructor position in Italian for 2013-2014, to begin August 2013. The successful candidate will teach two sections of Introduction to Italian I in the fall and one section of Introduction to Italian II in the spring. Applicants who possess a terminal degree (Ph.D.) in Italian are preferred, but doctoral candidates (ABDs) are also encouraged to apply. Native or near-native fluency in Italian is required. Candidates should have at least one year of teaching experience at the university level.

Submit applications including a cover letter that summarizes how the job criteria are met, (including teaching experience), CV, and two letters of recommendation in which recommenders attest to the candidate’s teaching effectiveness to Dr. Carrie F. Klaus, Chair, Department of Modern Languages, DePauw University, P.O. Box 37, Greencastle, IN 46135-0037. Electronic applications are welcomed ( ). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

DePauw is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. For information about the department, see

Friday, May 10, 2013

Qualche tempo avevo costruito un blog in cui raccoglievo suggerimenti per i miei alunni di inglese, per imparare la lingua ma anche per andare all'estero.
Molte notizie sono utili per chi vuole lavorare all'estero:

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Italian Lettore/Lettrice at Dulwich College

Italian Lettrice/Lettore
Posted: 26 April 2013

September 2013

Applications for this post are invited from fluent speakers of Italian who are educated to degree level or who are in the process of completing their studies. This position would involve a workload in the region of 15 hours tuition per week.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring check will be undertaken prior to employment. Dulwich College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

A detailed description of the post and an application form are available from the HR Department on 020 8299 9326/5183 or on the website.

Closing date for applications is 4pm on Monday 13 May 2013
Interviews to be held on Friday 17 May 2013

Job Description
Application Form Operational Staff pdf
Application Form Operational Staff Word