Comparing Japan and Italy is quite unusual and a bit counterintuitive. When did you decide to write a book about this subject? The idea first came to me when I was an undergraduate at the University of Florence. I was part of a committee comprised of both students and faculty for a short-story prize on … Continue reading
We're looking forward to attending the Modern Languages Association conference 9 - 12th January 2020. Stop by our booth for discounts and to speak with editor Chloé Johnson about proposals.
Liverpool University Press is delighted to announce that Barbara Spackman’s book, Accidental Orientalists, received an Honourable Mention from the Modern Languages Association (MLA) as they announced the twenty-fifth Howard R. Marraro Prize.
Modern Languages Open (MLO), a peer-reviewed platform for the open access publication of research from across the modern languages, has published the Special Collection ‘Italy Made in Britain. Contemporary British Perspectives on Italian Culture’. This special issue is about how contemporary Britain perceives and imagines Italy, and how it mirrors itself in Italy’s image. Access … Continue reading
The Modern Language Association of America recently announced its ninth Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies. An honourable mention was given to Rhiannon Noel Welch, of Rutgers University, New Brunswick, for her book Vital Subjects: Race and Biopolitics in Italy, 1860–1920, published by Liverpool University Press. Rhiannon Welch said, "It is an incredible honour … Continue reading