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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
Carlo M. Bajetta (Università della Valle D’Aosta)

Editorial Board
Silvia Bruti (Università di Pisa), Stefania Maria Maci (Università degli Studi di Bergamo) e Massimo Sturiale (Università degli Studi di Catania) – English Language Issue
Silvia Antosa (Università degli Studi di Enna “Kore”) e Elisabetta Marino (Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”) –  English Cultural Studies Issue
Carlo M. Bajetta (Università della Valle D’Aosta) e Rocco Coronato (Università degli Studi di Padova) – 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 (2019, n.3), Inventing and Regulating: the Eighteenth Century between Experiment and System, edited by Robert DeMaria, Jr., and Lia Guerra.

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.).

CALL FOR PROPOSALS Textus n. 2 –2021 CULTURE ISSUE 

AIA members who are interested in editing the 2021 n. 2 (Culture) issue of Textus are invited to send a proposal to Silvia Antosa (silvia.antosa@unikore.it) and Elisabetta Marino (marino@lettere.uniroma2.it) by 20 April 2020. Prospective editors should provide a preliminary call for papers including a working title, a brief description of the topic 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 Elisabetta Marino) and their decision, submitted to the AIA Executive Board for approval, will be communicated to the editors by 30 April 2020; the call for papers will be issued by early May, and the deadline for sending abstracts is 30 May 2020.

Call for proposals deadline: 20 April 2020

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS Textus n.3 –2021 LITERATURE ISSUE

AIA members who are interested in editing the 2021 n. 1/2/3 (Literature) issue of Textus are invited to send a proposal to Carlo Bajetta (c.bajetta@univda.it) and Rocco Coronato (rocco.coronato@unipd.it rocco.coronato@unipd.it) by 20 July 2020. Prospective editors should provide a preliminary call for papers including a working title, a brief description of the topic 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 (Carlo Bajetta and Rocco Coronato) and their decision, submitted to the AIA Executive Board for approval, will be communicated to the editors by 30 July 2020; the call for papers will be issued by 30 August 2020, and the deadline for sending abstracts is 30 September 2020.

Call for proposals deadline: 20 July 2020

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