International Forum for U.S. Studies

A Center for the Transnational Study of the U.S.

Jane Desmond and Virginia Dominguez founded IFUSS in 1995. Desmond is also past President of the International American Studies Association. Dominguez is also past President for the American Anthropological Association. Pictured to the right is an IFUSS Writing Workshop
(from left to right, standing) Soraya Castro Marino, Giorgio Mariani, Jane Desmond, Virginia Dominguez, Nicola Paladin, Alice Balestrino, Jasmin Habib, David Schrag, (seated) Charles Varela



  • IFUSS/Dept. of French and Italian Cosponsored Talk

Nicola Paladin, “Discovering America: The Publication of US Literature in Post-WWII Italy”

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 4-5 pm, Lincoln Hall 1065 

  • SPRING 2020 Resident Fellows

Dr. Nicola Paladin, University of Chieti-Pescara “G. D’Annunzio”, Italy

Dr. Adam Levin,University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Prof. Merle Williams, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Prof. Gilbert Khadiagala, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Prof. Lars Kaijser, Stockholm University, Sweden


  • FALL 2019 Resident Fellows:

Tiziano DeMarino, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy

Prof. Dr. Babette B. Tischleder, Georg-August-University, Göttingen, Germany
Cristina Di Maio, University of Macerata, Italy

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