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Textus

First published in 1988, Textus is the leading journal of English studies in Italy. Peer reviewed and indexed by the main international databases, it is dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among Italian and international researchers. Each issue is jointly edited by an Italian and a foreign scholar of international standing and addresses a topical area of language, literature and cultural studies. With its unique coverage of English studies in Italy, Textus is a forum for new critical and theoretical approaches and an invaluable resource for academic research and teaching.

Editor in Chief
Giovanni Iamartino (Università degli Studi di Milano)

Editorial Board
Silvia Bruti (Università di Pisa) and Massimo Sturiale (Università degli Studi di Catania) – English Language Issue
Silvia Antosa (Università degli Studi Enna Kore) and Nicoletta Vallorani (Università degli Studi di Milano) –  English Cultural Studies Issue
Gioia Angeletti (Università degli Studi di Parma) and Fernando Cioni (Università degli Studi di Firenze) – English Literature Issue

Issues

The tables of contents of the latest and previous issues are available on the publisher’s website:  Textus – English Studies in Italy.

The latest issue is Textus (2018, n.2), Performing Narrative Across Media, edited by C. Maria Laudando and Márta Minier

Members interested in editing an issue of Textus must send a proposal to the Editorial Board. The proposal should include the topic, the names of the editors (member editor, international guest editor and copy editor) and an abstract (500 words max.).

Calls for Proposals

Textus n. 1 – 2020 LANGUAGE ISSUE
AIA members who are interested in editing the 2020 n. 1 (Language) issue of Textus
are invited to send a proposal to Silvia Bruti (silvia.bruti@unipi.it) and Massimo
Sturiale (msturial@unict.it) by 20 January 2019. Prospective editors should provide a
preliminary call for papers including a working title, a rationale for the edition they
are proposing (500 words max.), the name of a foreign scholar of international
standing who has agreed to co-edit, and the name of a copy editor. All proposals
will be examined by the Textus Editorial Board for the language issue (Silvia Bruti
and Massimo Sturiale) and their decision, submitted to the AIA Executive Board for
approval, will be communicated to the editors by 30 January 2019; the call for
papers will be issued by early February, and the deadline for sending abstracts is 28
February 2019.
Call for proposals deadline: 20 January 2019

Textus n. 2 – 2020 CULTURE ISSUE
AIA members who are interested in editing the 2020 n. 2 (Culture) issue of Textus
are invited to send a proposal to Silvia Antosa (silvia.antosa@unikore.it) and
Nicoletta Vallorani (nicoletta.vallorani@unimi.it) by 20 April 2019. Prospective
editors should provide a preliminary call for papers including a working title, a
rationale for the edition they are proposing (500 words max.), the name of a foreign
scholar of international standing who has agreed to co-edit, and the name of a copy
editor. All proposals will be examined by the Textus Editorial Board for the culture
issue (Silvia Antosa and Nicoletta Vallorani) and their decision, submitted to the AIA
Executive Board for approval, will be communicated to the editors by 30 April 2019;
the call for papers will be issued by early May, and the deadline for sending
abstracts is 30 May 2019.
Call for proposals deadline: 20 April 2019

Textus n. 3 – 2020 LITERATURE ISSUE
AIA members who are interested in editing the 2020 n. 3 (Literature) issue of Textus
are invited to send a proposal to Gioia Angeletti (gioia.angeletti@unipr.it) and
Fernando Cioni (fernando.cioni@unifi.it) by 20 June 2019. Prospective editors
should provide a preliminary call for papers including a working title, a rationale for
the edition they are proposing (500 words max.), the name of a foreign scholar of
international standing who has agreed to co-edit, and the name of a copy editor. All
proposals will be examined by the Textus Editorial Board for the literature issue
(Gioia Angeletti and Fernando Cioni) and their decision, submitted to the AIA
Executive Board for approval, will be communicated to the editors by 30 June 2019;
the call for papers will be issued by early July and the deadline for sending abstracts
is 30 July 2019.
Call for proposals deadline: 20 June 2019

Calls for Papers

All Textus calls for papers and proposals are open only to A.I.A. members.

All calls are announced in the “News” section.