College of Liberal Arts

French and Italian Professor Wins ISSNAF Award for Research in Italian Culture

Mon, Aug 5, 2013

AUSTIN, Texas - Paola Bonifazio, assistant professor of French and Italian, has been awarded the 2013 Italian Scientists and Scholars of North American Foundation (ISSNAF) Award for the Humanities for her manuscript, tentatively titled "Sponsored films: Publicizing Modernization in Cold War Italy (1948-1958).”

The award is a part of the annual theme, "2013: Year of Italian Culture in the US," and acknowledges the worthiest unpublished manuscript of a volume in English dealing with an aspect of relationships between Italy and North America.

The purpose of the ISSNAF Board of Trustees is to acknowledge the research of young Italian scholars in North America, whose commitment to their discipline of study is innovative and honors their country of origin.

For more information, visit the ISSNAF website.

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