Exploring the Renaissance 2016:
An International Conference
65th meeting of the South Central Renaissance Conference
March 24-26, 2016 / St. Louis, Missouri / Parkway Hotel
CALL FOR PAPERS
Papers (15-20 minutes in length) are invited on any aspect of Renaissance studies (history, art history, literature, music, philosophy, science, theology). Abstracts only (400-500 words; a shorter 100-word abstract for inclusion in the program) must be submitted via email attachment no later than December 15, 2015 to Program Chair Christopher Baker (Christopher.Baker@armstrong.edu).
Possible topics might include:
- The intersection of art and science in the Renaissance
- European influences in music and the arts
- Painting of the Northern Renaissance
- Shakespeare and the classics
- Women writers of the Renaissance
- Literature and the Renaissance religious context
Sessions: sessions should be proposed no later than November 1, 2015 and e-mailed to the Program Chair (link given in contact info above). Abstracts of papers for approved sessions should be emailed to Baker, also.
Further 2016 Conference information will be available soon on the SCRC Website.
Program participants are required to join SCRC and are encouraged to submit publication-length versions of their papers to the SCRC journal, Explorations in Renaissance Culture. Shorter papers (up to 3,000 words) are invited for submission to the SCRC newsletter, Discoveries (updated website available soon).
A limited number of graduate travel fellowships are available; graduate students presenting a paper at the conference may apply to the program chair for travel assistance (maximum $300). Complete essays must be submitted electronically by February 1 to be eligible for consideration. Email abstracts to Christopher Baker (Christopher.Baker@armstrong.edu).
Download Call for Papers (.doc)