This 2-day conference brings together scholars working in the field of multiculturalism, especially the immigrant narratives of Italian-, Jewish-, and Indian American literatures. The international featured speakers include Marina Camboni, Valerio Deangelis, Tatiana Petrovitch-Njegosh, Paolo Simonetti from Italy. Marta Skwara from Poland, Harish Trivedi from India , Deepika Bahri from Emory, Mary Jo Bono from SUNY Stony Brook, Fred Gardaphe from CUNY. UGA speakers include Doris Kadish, David Schiller, Marjanne Gooze, Dorothy Figueira, John Lowe.
The State of the Art Conference is sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Provost. The grant is given for interaction between national and international scholars to work with UGA faculty and students. The conference is additionally run with the generous support of Comparative Literature, German and Slavic Literature, English, Romance Languages, the Willson Center, the Graduate School, OVPR, Franklin College Dean's Office, the Office of International Education, and the Center for Italian-American Studies of the University of Macerate (Italy).
For more information, contact Dr. Dorothy Figueira at firstname.lastname@example.org.