Futurist Women broadens current debates on Futurism and literary studies by demonstrating the expanding global impact of women Futurist artists and writers in the period succeeding the First World War.
Paola Sica is Associate Professor and Chair of Italian Studies at Connecticut College, USA. Her publications, both in English and Italian, include a book on comparative modernism, Modernist Forms of Rejuvenation: Eugenio Montale and T.S. Eliot (2003), and numerous articles on twentieth-century literature and culture - especially modernism and the avant-garde - in such journals as Italica, Annali d'Italianistica, Modern Language Note, Yale Italian Poetry, Quaderni del '900, Forum Italicum and Italian Quarterly. She has presented her work in various academic and cultural settings internationally, including the Modern Language Association convention and Columbia University in the United States; the International Society for the Study of European Ideas conference in Helsinki, Finland; Queen Mary, University of London in the United Kingdom; the Istituto di Cultura Italiana in Toronto, Canada; and the Societa Dante Alighieri in Siena, Italy.