Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards


Fulbright Lectureship in Italian-American Studies at the University of Calabria

Europe and Eurasia


Award Details
Grant Activity

The Fulbright scholar will teach one courses, Seminar style, at Graduate, Master level, 6 hours per week, Average class size: 35 students.

Course and syllabus requirements: Detailed syllabus provided in advance with reading materials provided via pdf. Students will have to write a paper of 10 pages on an individual topic decided with the instructor.

Other activities: Student advising and tutorials.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Three months
Grant Dates

March 10, 2021

Flex Option
Discipline Type
Please see Specializations below

Italian-American Studies: the experience of Italians and Italian-Americans within the United States. This is an interdisciplinary field that intersects with History, Anthropology, Folklore, American Literature, Italian Literature, Cinema, Media, Music, Economy, Law and more. We welcome applications from scholars of any of these fields, and in particular of Italian Studies, English Literature, Anthropology, Folklore, Cinema and Media Studies, Music and Performing Arts, Diaspora Studies, Sociology, Working-Class Studies, Labor Studies, Community-Engaged Scholarship (CES), History, Memory and Heritage Studies.

Special Features

Research and Collaboration with peers;Teaching or guest lecturing at other university departments and other institutions in the city of affiliation of the scholar; Introduction and interaction with the local and university community.

Other opportunities: Conference organization and participation both at the University of Calabria and at other institutions in the South of Italy. Opportunity to be involved in the advanced international two-week seminar: Italian Diaspora Studies Spring Seminar, that takes place at the University of Calabria at the end of May–beginning of June.

Number of Grants
Open to all levels of scholars, including early career
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Program Staff
Aferdita Krasniqi
Outreach and Recruitment Officer

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