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Appointment of Honorary Research Associate

Laura Lori photoACIS is delighted that Laura Lori has accepted appointment as an Honorary Research Associate. She received her PhD from La Trobe University in 2011 for a thesis on Somali literature in Italian, published as Inchiostro d’Africa. La letteratura postcoloniale somala fra diaspora e identità (Ombre Corte 2013). She has taught at the University of South Australia and is currently co-editing an issue of the online journal FULGOR. As an HRA she will be exploring the creation of a research network into post-colonial literature and collaboration with other areas of post-colonial studies in Australia.

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Appointments as Honorary Research Associates of ACIS

ACIS is very pleased to announce the inaugural appointees to its recently-established position of Honorary Research Associate: the independent scholars Dr Michael Wyatt and Dr Barbara Pezzotti. Michael, a scholar of the cultural politics of translation and General Editor of the forthcoming Cambridge Companion to the Italian Renaissance, will be in Australia from August to October this year to give lectures and participate in seminars and workshops in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Barbara holds a PhD from Victoria University, Wellington, and is a specialist in Italian crime fiction. She is currently completing a book entitled Italian crime fiction. A social history.