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Jo-Anne Duggan Prize for 2017: Call for submissions

Revised 2017 Duggan posterACIS is calling for submissions – essay or creative work with exegesis – for the biennial Prize in memory of Jo-Anne Duggan to be awarded in 2017. Jo-Anne was a talented photo-media artist and scholar whose engagement in original ways with Italian culture and history won great admiration. Her work, viewable at The Colour Factory and illustrated by the backdrop to our home page, dealt in particular with Italian Renaissance material culture seen through what she called her ‘postcolonial eye’. The Prize is worth $1000 for the best essay or creative work with exegesis and $250 each for up to two runners-up. It is open to early career researchers, postgraduates and undergraduates from Australia and New Zealand and will be awarded for essays or creative work on a topic which draws on Jo-Anne’s work and inspiration. The deadline for submissions is 3 March 2017Full details on eligibility and submissions, as well as guidelines for creative works and their exegeses, can be found under Prize on the ACIS menu.

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2016 IIC Prize for Italian Literary Translation

80eedd16-4eae-47fa-ba44-ce175aeb5a83The 2016 IIC Prize for Italian Literary Translation, presented by the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Melbourne, in collaboration with AALITRA (Australian Association for Literary Translation) and Monash University, has been announced. The Prize, open to Australian citizens resident in Victoria, SA, WA or Tasmania, will be awarded for a translation of the short story ‘Il Pannello’ by Erri De Luca, taken from his In alto a sinistra (Feltrinelli 2014).  The winner will receive a return flight to Rome, one month’s accommodation there and a contribution of $3000 to a translation study project. For more information, and to obtain a copy of the ‘bando di concorso’, please email IIC Melbourne to which submissions should also be sent. The deadline for submissions is 31 August 2016.

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Jo-Anne Duggan Prize: Jo-Anne’s writings

Jo-Anne Duggan Essay Prize PosterIn relation to the Jo-Anne Duggan Prize, we have added to the general information and guidelines a page with the list of, and links to, Jo-Anne’s writings. It is located under ‘Prize’ on the main menu above where the details for eligibility and entries to the Prize can also be found. The deadline for submission of entries is 1 MARCH 2015.

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Establishment of Essay Prize in Memory of Jo-Anne Duggan

impossible-gaze-1.jpgACIS has established a biennial Essay Prize in memory of Jo-Anne Duggan (1962-2011), a very talented photo-media artist and scholar whose engagement in original ways with Italian culture and history won great admiration in a professional life cut cruelly short. Her work, viewable at The Colour Factory and illustrated by the backdrop to our website, shows remarkable breadth, dealing in particular with Italian Renaissance material culture seen through what she called her ‘postcolonial eye’. The Prize, to be awarded for the first time in 2015, is worth $1000 for the best essay and $250 each for up to two runners-up. It is open to early career researchers, postgraduates and undergraduates from Australia and New Zealand and will be awarded for essays or creative work on a topic which draws on Jo-Anne’s work and inspiration. The deadline for submissions is 1 MARCH 2015Full details on eligibility and submissions can be found HERE.

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Harvard I Tatti Prize for article on Renaissance topic by junior scholar

itatti_logoThis annual prize – deadline 6 June but with a very simple application form – is awarded to a junior scholar for the best scholarly article on an Italian Renaissance topic, published in English or Italian. The subject can be any aspect of the Italian Renaissance, broadly defined as the period ranging from the 13th to the 17th centuries, and including historiography.  The winning article(s) will be posted on the I Tatti website and the author will receive $1,000. The guidelines follow …

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