AMERICANISTIC STUDIES CONGRESS
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The Congress, organized by Centro Studi Americanistici “Circolo Amerindiano”
Onlus, will be held in Perugia (Italy),
from the 3rd till the 10th
of May 2012.
The organization reserves the right to extend the dates of the Congress for
one or more days ahead of the published ones, and to appoint other places for
it to be held besides Perugia.
The following side activities will also
Padua, 11th of May 2012: Seminar Native
America and national states: themes and issues
of May 2012: Days of Spanish-American Literature Places of (de)formation:
barracks, colleges, monasteries…
Rome, 15th of May 2012: Round table Native
Amazonia: 2012, current status of the research in the field
The official languages of the Congress are: French, English, Italian,
Portuguese, Spanish and all Native American Languages.
PAPERS AND SESSIONS OF THE CONGRESS (PERUGIA)
The Congress will be organized
in thematic sessions with specific topics and a non-thematic session.
In addition to the already confirmed sessions it is possible
to propose new ones.
The proposals shall be submitted for examination at the Scientific Committee
of the Congress; the acceptance will also depend on the availability of the
In order to propose a new session
it is necessary to be member of the Centro Studi Americanistici “Circolo
Amerindiano” and should be sent before November,
20th 2012 via email to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- an abstract of the theme of the session (between 800 and 1200 characters);
- a complete curriculum of the coordinator/s;
- two letters of presentation of the coordinator/s written by internationally
known Americanists. At least one of them must be member of the XXXIV Congress
Each scheduled session will include a number of 3 to 6 papers.
Each paper must be unpublished and must be presented by each participant personally.
Each speaker can present only one paper.
The maximum time allowed for each paper is of 20 minutes, unless
told otherwise by the organization.
All the expenses for travel, accommodation and meals are held by the participants.
REGISTRATION AND ATTENDANCE TO THE CONGRESS (SEAT OF PERUGIA)
The attendance to
the Congress is free. However, registration is required in order to present a
paper, to receive the certificate of attendance and the Proceedings.
The deadline for registration to the Congress
as speakers is January
In order to participate as a speaker to the Congress, applicants must fill the registration
form which they will find in this site from December 15th,
2011 together with the list of the proposed sessions.
The form will be valid only if it is complete of all the required data, with
an abstract of minimum 400 and maximum 800 characters and a curriculum vitae
as attachments. The form will be sent at the same time to the coordinator of
the session where the paper will be presented and to the organizational staff
of the Congress. If the coordinator thinks necessary he/she can ask for further
The registration to the
Congress is not automatic, but subjected to the coordinator’s acceptance.
Before February 1st, 2012 the coordinator will have to communicate
whoever has sent a paper proposal if it was accepted or not.
When accepted the speaker must proceed to the payment of the registration
fee within 7 days since the acceptance in order to be inserted in the program. After the payment is done, please,
communicate to the organizational staff of the Congress (email@example.com)
the deposit information.
In case of impossibility to participate to the congress, 50% of registration fee will be reimbursed to those who will communicate the Congress Secretariat by February 15, 2012. After that date, the fee will not be refunded.
By March 15th,
2012 participants will receive the draft of the program.
fee for speakers is of EUR
In case of a work presented by two or more co-authors, the first
author of the intervention pays the full fee.
The other authors may choose between two options to enroll:
- co-author who participates personally in the Congress
and social events, will be entitled to receive a copy of the Proceedings of
the Congress. He/She pays the fee of 80.00 EUR
- co-author who doesn’t participate personally in the Congress
and is not entitled to receive a copy of the Proceedings of the Congress. He/She pays
a fee of 20.00 EUR.
In both cases the co-authors are requested to complete the registration form.
Speakers who were members
of the Centro Studi Americanistici “Circolo Amerindiano” Onlus for
the years 2011 and 2012 – in regola con le quote sociali – will have a 50% discount.
The registration fee to the Congress for non-speakers
is EUR 10.00 in order to receive the certificate of attendance.
fee for the Centro Studi Americanistici “Circolo Amerindiano” Onlus
for 2012 is EUR 70.00 and gives the right to receive two
ns. of Thule. Rivista italiana di studi americanistici and a copy of
the Proceedings of the XXXIV Congress.
Registration fees should
be paid, by direct deposit, to the account entitled to Centro Studi Americanistici
Circolo Amerindiano, UniCredit, Perugia Cacciatori delle
(IBAN): IT 54 B 02008 03034 000029489801
Account N.: 29489801
BIC/SWIFT code: UNCRITM1J02
Address: Largo Cacciatori delle Alpi, 7 - Perugia
As an alternative, only those who do not live in Italy can pay by Paypal.
ATTENDANCE TO THE SIDE
To receive information regarding the Days of Spanish-American
Literature Places of (de)formation: barracks, colleges, monasteries...
(Salerno, 14th-16th of May 2012) please contact Prof. Rosa Maria Grillo
To receive information about the Seminar of Padua and Round Table of Rome please
contact Dr. Paride Bollettin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
PROCEEDINGS (SEAT OF PERUGIA)
The Centro Studi Americanistici
“Circolo Amerindiano” Onlus guarantees the publication on the
Proceedings at those who have presented their paper personally during the
works of the Congress, after the approval of the paper by the session’s
Papers submitted for publication will have to fulfill the typographical guidelines
for the Proceedings which will be provided by email from the Editorial Staff,
should be sent to the session’s coordinators
by June 30th, 2012.
The Proceedings will be sent free to speakers and coordinators of the XXXIV
Congress and to members of the Centro Studi Americanistici “Circolo Amerindiano”
Onlus within the year 2012.
program of the Congress, completed with scheduled times for each session,
will be available in the site www.amerindiano.org on April 1st,
Room reservations can be
made from March 1st, 2012, consulting the list
of hotels provided in the site www.amerindiano.org.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Centro Studi Americanistici “Circolo Amerindiano” Onlus
Via Guardabassi n. 10 - 06123 Perugia, Italy
Tel./fax (+39) 075 5720716