Bridges Across Cultures

is an International Conference on the Arts and Humanities. Our 4th, biennial conference, is to be held in Maiori, Italy June 30th-July 4th, 2019. The “Bridges” conference provides an international venue and opportunity for academicians and professionals from various arts and humanities-related fields from all over the world to come together and learn from each other.

This conference serves as a place for scholars and experts with cross-disciplinary interests related to arts and humanities to meet and interact with members within and outside of their own particular disciplines.


* A 200-word abstract
* A cover letter listing name (last, first), academic affiliation, title of the paper, telephone number, address & email
Please send submissions to H.J. Manzari at 
(mention area of your paper in the subject line). Reading time for papers is limited to 20 minutes. All papers MUST be in English. The deadline for submissions has been extended through March 31st, 2019. You are cordially invited to submit an abstract for papers in English. All areas of arts and humanities are invited, but of particular interest are papers in the following fields: American Studies, Art History, Ethnic Studies, Film, History, World Literature, Popular Culture, Postcolonial Identities, Religion, Theatre, Visual Arts and Cross-disciplinary areas of arts and humanities. 

Conference Organizers

Dr. H.J. Manzari, Washington & Jefferson College 
Dr. Amparo Alpañés, Washington & Jefferson College 
Dr. Angela Tumini, Columbia College Hollywood 
Dr. Mirko Menna, Centro Europeo di Studi Rossettiani 
Dr. Paola Basile, Lake Erie College 
Dr. Patrick J. Quinn, Cambridge University 
Dr. Michel W. Pharand, Queen’s University  
Dr. Peter Schepelern, University of Copenhagen 
Maribel Vázquez Manzari, Washington & Jefferson College