The Pirandello Society session at the MLA

Friday, January 05, 2018
03:30 PM – 04:45 PM
372 Negotiating Identities: From Pirandello to Today

Hilton – Concourse D


Laura A. Lucci
Pirandellian Uncertainty: The Theatre as Laboratory

Alberica Bazzoni
The (Un)Masking of Patriarchal Power in Pirandello’s Plays

Lisa Sarti
“Who Am I? Who Am I Not? – Agency and (Dis)identification in Luigi Pirandello’s The Notebooks of Serafino Gubbio, Cinematograph Operator

For abstracts and presenters’ bios, click here.

For the full conference program, see this link.



Managing Editor,

Pirandello Society of America

PSA is the annual journal of the Pirandello Society of America. It is distributed to all members and institutional subscribers. The Society invites applications for a new Managing Editor. This is an internship position that will provide valuable experience for someone looking to expand their portfolio and acquire additional real-world experience with editing, formatting, design, and professional publication.
The Managing Editor is responsible for finalizing the journal for publication and should be someone with experience at text formatting, desktop publishing, and copyediting. S/he will work collaboratively with the journal Editors and the Senior Editor in a professional and timely manner. The Managing Editor will also assist in copyediting the final proofs for the journal before it is finalized and sent to press.
This internship position is unpaid; however, if the Managing Editor is also able to design the journal’s cover image s/he will receive compensation for that design.
Required Skills:
Text formatting
Desktop publishing
InDesign or similar publishing program
FTP for transferring files
Image editing for publication
Professional communication and teamwork abilities
Desirable Skills:
Reading knowledge of Italian and English
Familiarity with or experience with academic publishing
We look forward to hearing from students who have interests in academic publishing, editorial work, and design for this opportunity to expand their professional experience. Interested candidates should send the following materials to the editors at by November 17, 2017:
Brief cover letter detailing the applicant’s skills and experience and how they relate to the position requirements
A resume highlighting any relevant qualifications and experience
The name and contact information of a professional reference who can attest to these skills and to the candidate’s ability to manage time well and complete tasks in an effective manner


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