Canino Presents Paper In Turin, Italy

October 7, 2010 at 12:15 pm

Spartanburg, S.C. – Dr. Catherine Canino, associate professor of English at the University of South Carolina Upstate, presented a paper at the 10th Annual Conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE) in Turin, Italy, which was held August 24-28, 2010.  Canino’s paper entitled, “The Artist as Historian: the Influence of the Italianate” was part of the session, “Shakespeare’s Italian Context.” Her current area of research is the Italianate influences on Shakespeare’s plays and the paper she presented is part of a chapter on a forthcoming manuscript.

“It was an honor to be one of only two Americans attending the conference and my paper was well-received,” said Canino, who was also invited to present her paper at a conference in Dijon, France in 2012.

The ESSE is a European federation of national higher educational associations for the study of English. The aim of the Society is to advance the education of the public by promoting the European study and understanding of English languages, literatures in English and cultures of English-speaking peoples.

For more information, contact Dr. Catherine Canino at (864) 503-5657 or