Online Working Papers

Guidelines

To provide participants to AATI and AATI-ACTFL conferences with an opportunity for publication and a forum to discuss their scholarship beyond the confines of our conferences themselves, the AATI Executive Committee, has decided to establish an online working papers refereed series. The aim of the series is to solicit manuscripts that, although still as works in progress (as article draft or book idea, etc.), represent solid contributions to scholarship in the field of pedagogy and literature. By virtue of their early dissemination, authors can include specific requests to the membership for feedback before the articles themselves are refined, expanded and turned into complete articles, book chapters, etc.

The working papers series will be independent from Italica, with its own editors and editorial board. Only unpublished papers presented at an AATI conference will be considered. After extensive consultation, the AATI EC has chosen three editors for this initiative: two in pedagogy and one in literature. The editors are:

Andrea Dini, Montclair State University
Daria Mizza, Johns Hopkins University
Ilaria Serra, Florida Atlantic University

For the list of the members of the Editorial Board, please click here.

Submission Guidelines

Only papers accepted and presented at the AATI conferences need to be submitted.

  • Deadline (for contributions related to the AATI@Siena Conference): October 31, 2015
  • Language of contribution: Italian or English

Authors should follow these guidelines in preparing articles for submission:

  • AATI does not accept previously published articles (print or online).
  • Abstract of about 250 words.
  • List of four or five keywords.
  • Maximum length of the article is 3000 words.
  • All pages should be double-spaced and have margins of about 1 inch.
  • Only sources cited in the article should be listed in the references at the end of the article.
  • The article should comply with MLA Style, in particular the citations of other authors and references.
  • AATI publishes footnotes. We suggest you include information in footnotes as appropriate.
  • A beginning statement should explain the state of the “work in progress” (initial idea, article draft, book project…)
  • It is possible to include specific requests for feedback or express personal doubts or state loose ends to solicit colleagues’ feedback, preferably at the beginning.

Italian Language Pedagogy

If your contribution is on the Pedagogy of Language, please submit your contribution to Daria Mizza at dmizza1@jhu.edu

If your contribution is on the Pedagogy of Culture, please submit your contribution to Andrea Dini at dinia@mail.montclair.edu

The areas of Italian pedagogy include, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • Italian as a foreign (FL) or second language (L2) teaching methodologies
  • Pedagogical techniques
  • Teaching and curricular practices
  • Program, syllabus, and materials design
  • Classroom-centered research
  • Teacher education and professional development
  • Bilingual and multilingual education
  • Teaching of specific skills
  • New technologies in language teaching
  • Testing and evaluation
  • Sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and neurolinguistics
  • Discourse analysis
  • Language and culture
  • Teaching Italian through cinema/theater, literature, and the visual arts
  • Language teaching and psychology, anthropology, sociology
  • Academic Service Learning in Italian classes (volunteering, community involvement)

Italian Literature and Arts, Cultural Studies

Please submit your contribution to Ilaria Serra at iserra1@fau.edu

Contributions on literature from any period or author are welcome, as are essays more directly pertaining to cultural studies and to pedagogy. They include, but are not limited to, the following topics:

  • The Middle Ages
  • The Renaissance
  • The Baroque
  • Modern Literature
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Periods in Italian Film
  • Italian Poetry
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: Cinema, Literature, Painting…
  • Studies in Adaptation
  • Italian theater
  • Italian photography
  • Teaching Italian Literature and Cinema (syllabi, methods and new approaches)
  • Cultural Studies

EVALUATION CRITERIA

The following criteria are used to evaluate a submission’s suitability for publication:

  • Does the topic reflect up-to-date principles, methods, and techniques in teaching Italian language and culture?
  • Is the article well written and organized, with sufficient explanation to enable readers to apply the insights and recommendations in their classes with their own students (where applicable)?
  • Does the article contribute new ideas and information to the field of Italian language teaching and the understanding of Italian culture?
  • Are the ideas and information in the article contextualized (i.e. citation of other authors whose work is related to the topic)?
  • Constructive comments and suggestions (starting at the review stage) are very important seen the nature of working papers.
  • The manuscript will be rated, either on the form provided below or in an e-mail, according to the following:
Overall reccommendation
Accept / Minor Revision / Major Revision / Reject
Scholarly merit (1 represents low scholarly merit and 5 is excellent)
1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
Is research method adequate?
Yes / No
Represents an advance in the field?
Significant advance / Major advance / Minor advance / No advance

The Editors, AATI Online Working Papers
Andrea Dini, Daria Mizza, and Ilaria Serra

 

Volumes

Proceeding of the AATI Conference in Siena [Italy], June 17-21, 2015. AATI Online Working Papers. ISSN: 2475-5427. All rights reserved by AATI.

Pedagogy
ANNA CELLINESE. “Articolare Competenza e Pratica: lo sviluppo della scrittura in un programma universitario d’italiano”

Download

VINCENZA BOLOGNA, MIRIAM SANFILIPPO. “L’italiano per la salute e la sicurezza sui luoghi di lavoro”

Download

SIMONETTA DE ANGELIS, ANTONIO HANS DI LEGAMI, ELEONORA FRAGAI. “Sussidi digitali per l’insegnamento dell’italiano L2 ad adulti analfabeti o quasi analfabeti nella lingua di origine”

Download

FRANCA BOSC. “Italiano LinguaDue: una rivista di teoria e di pratica”

Download

LUCA TALENTI. “Lo studente di italiano L2 in Canada oggi: profilo e motivazioni”

Download

MATTEO LA GRASSA, DONATELLA TRONCARELLI. “Le nuove tecnologie per lo sviluppo della consapevolezza interculturale: il progetto Calcote”

Download

PAOLA MORENO ‬ MARGHERITA DI SALVO. “L’emigrazione italiana oggi tra problemi e metodi”

Download

PAOLA BEGOTTI. “L’apprendente adulto: analisi dei bisogni dei discenti adulti in un contesto universitario e nuove esigenze emergenti”

Download

ANTONELLA DELL’ANNA. “Dall’Aula alla Stazione Radio: Imparare ‘In Diretta'”

Download

BORBÁLA SAMU. “Insegnamento della lingua italiana ad apprendenti anglofoni dislessici. L’esperienza di Umbra Institute”

Download

Cultural Studies
DANIELA BOMBARA. “Il fantastico siciliano dell’Ottocento crocevia di culture e occasione di denuncia sociale nelle opere di Pitrè, Bisazza e Navarro”

Download

FRANCESCA FACCHI. “Luci e ombre d’inchiostro: note sull’ecfrasi del Gadda storico dell’arte e ‘ritrattista'”

Download

MARCELLO MESSINA. “‘Nuatri semu un populu pi sempri!’ (De)Coloniality, Autonomism and ‘Post-Italianism’ in Sicilian Songs”

Download

ANITA PISCAZZI. “Alfredo Casella: la ‘generazione dell’Ottanta’ e l’Accademia Chigiana Senese”

Download

DEBORAH F. SAWYER. “Judith Beheads Holofernes: An Eternal Moment within Feminist History Explored through Two 17th Century Italian Contexts”

Download

MARIA GIOIA VIENNA. “Spaghetti! Karubonāra? Wafū? Naporitan? La cultura italiana del cibo nel cinema e nel manga in Giappone”

Download

RITA NORA. “Il cinema giapponese e la cultura italiana del cibo: sensi, gusti, rappresentazioni”

Download

ANNARITA ZAZZARONI. “Alberto Savinio: l’artista tra immagini e parole”

Download

Literature
CINZIA GALLO. “La Sicilia di Vincenzo Consolo: ‘d’antiche migrazioni, d’incroci fruttuosi di culture!’”

Download

ANTONELLO BORRA. “Giovanni Raboni, oggi”

Download

PAOLO FRASCÀ. “Alla ricerca della ‘cortigiana’ ne La cortigiana di Pietro Aretino”

Download

MARIA TERESA IMBRIANI. “Pittura-poesia e poesia-pittura: Scotellaro, Levi e ‘Lucania ’61”

Download

ELENA SBROJAVACCA. “‘Una fede che incorpora il dubbio.’ Echi scritturali nella poesia di Luciano Erba”

Download

DAVID WINKLER. “The Perils of Hagiography: Primo Levi on Early Italian Holocaust Memory”

Download

MARIA PIA ARPIONI. “L’isola, lo stretto, il mare: la Sicilia di Franco La Cecla fra il qui e l’altrove”

Download

STEFANIA GIOVANDO. “Nascita, sviluppo e maturazione della letteratura migrante in Italia”

Download

FABRIZIO DI MAIO. “Gothic and Sci-fi in Evangelisti’s Eymerich Series”

Download

NICOLETTA PIREDDU. “Claudio Magris transatlantico”

Download

TULLIO PAGANO. “Il ringhio dell’emigrato. Perspectives on Italians in Argentina”

Download

SABINA SESTIGIANI. “‘The Comic Shade of Tragedy’ in Italian Literary Tradition and Guido Ceronetti: An Example of Tragic Sentiment in Literature”

Download

ALESSANDRO LUCCHETTI. “Lo sguardo antico di chi da secoli va in giro per il mondo: la stereotipizzazione dell’ebraismo in Asmara addio e ne Il fiore di Merara di Erminia Dell’Oro”

Download

MARIA TERESA IMBRIANI. “Pittura-poesia e poesia-pittura: Scotellaro, Levi e “Lucania ’61″”

Download

MARIA PIA ARPIONI Università “Ca’ Foscari” Venezia. “L’isola, lo stretto, il mare: la Sicilia di Franco La Cecla fra il qui e l’altrove”

Download

Pedagogy
IURI MOSCARDI . “Tweetdiari: Improving Italian Language Skills and Literary Knowledge through Twitter’s Summary”

Download

ELENA MONAMI AND CARLA BAGNA. “The Study Abroad Experience and the Italian Studies Curriculum”

Download

Literature
PAOLO MINUTO. “Massimo Troisi. L’autore, l’attore, il personaggio, l’artista e la maschera comica”

Download

ANTONIA CAVA. “Lo spettacolo della cronaca nera: il caso dei media italiani”

Download

MARWA FAWZY. “Una franchezza senza veli. Femminilità e femminismo negli scritti di Veronica Franco”

Download

JOSEPH FALVO. “Ethics and Politics in Medicean Florence: From the De principe to the De optimo cive of Bartolomeo Sacchi”

Download

VICTOR XAVER ZAROUR ZARZAR. “Language in Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels”

Download

BARBARA ALFANO. “Il mondo vero: etica e materia nella tetralogia napoletana di Elena Ferrante”

Download

RAFFAELLA DE ANTONELLIS. “Napoli al cinema è fatta a scale: c’è chi scende e c’è chi sale”

Download

GIOVANNA DE LUCA. “Gomorra nell’immaginario popolare ossia ‘Gli effetti di Gomorra sulla gente.'”

Download

ROSALIA RAINERI. “L’eroismo femminile nei romanzi d’appendice. Il caso dell’inverniziana Clara Vergani”

Download

LAURA NIEDDU. “Ah, les italiens! Studio panoramico sull’immagine che i francesi hanno degli abitanti del Belpaese”

Download

GIUSEPPE GARGIULO. “Passione eterna. Femminielli naturali e strafottenti on stage”

Download

STEFANO LUCONI. “Food Writing as a Source to Reconstruct the Transformation of Italian Americans’ Identity in the United States”

Download

MARCELLO MESSINA. “‘Viene Antonio e non rimane niente’: sulla rivisitazione della canzone ‘Onda Calabra’ nel film Qualunquemente

Download

SHERRY ROUSH. “A Promethean Pedagogy: Authority vs. Independent Thinking in Tommaso Campanella’s Syntagma”

Download

Pedagogy
MARIA PIA ARPIONI. “L’isola, lo stretto, il mare: la Sicilia di Franco La Cecla fra il qui’ e l’altrove”

Download

Rossi, Franco. “Le corse siciliane”

Download

Rossi, Franco. “Le corse sicilian2”

Download

MARIA PIA ARPIONI Università “Ca’ Foscari” Venezia. “L’isola, lo stretto, il mare: la Sicilia di Franco La Cecla fra il qui e l’altrove”

Download

Rossi, Franco. “Le corse siciliane”

Download

MARIA PIA ARPIONI Università “Ca’ Foscari” Venezia. “L’isola, lo stretto, il mare: la Sicilia di Franco La Cecla fra il qui e l’altrove”

Download

Rossi, Franco. “Le corse siciliane”

Download