About Diasporic Italy: Journal of Italian American Studies Association
Diasporic Italy: Journal of Italian American Studies Association (DI) is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal devoted to the interdisciplinary study of Italian American/Diaspora studies. DI focuses on timely and varied approaches to the criticism and analysis of the field by exploring new perspectives on issues of diversity, gender, race, sexuality, and transnationalism. The journal is edited by Ryan Calabretta-Sajder.
Dr. Calabretta-Sajder is currently an Assistant Professor of Italian at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. His current research interests include queer and feminist theory in modern Italian literature and cinema; Sicilian literature, cinema, and culture; the Mafia and Anti-Mafia movement; the evolution of the Giallo in literature and cinema.
About the Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology
The Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology (MCJA) is published on behalf of the Midwest Archaeological Conference to promote and stimulate interest in the archaeology of the midwestern United States and neighboring areas. The journal serves as a bond among those interested in this and related subjects, advocates for and aids in the conservation of archaeological data, and encourages an appreciation and support of archaeological research. The journal is edited by Thomas Emerson.
Dr. Emerson is a specialist in North American Eastern Woodlands archaeology, especially of the Upper Mississippi River Valley region. His research has generally centered on the archaeology, religious ideology, and political economy of late prehistoric Mississippian cultures.