The Society for Emblem Studies

Call for Papers

Call for Papers: Discipline of Emblems Sessions at the RSA Dublin 2022

Dublin, 30 March-2 April 2022

The Discipline of Emblem Studies invites papers and panels for its sessions at the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America conference in Dublin, 30 March-2 April 2022.
We may submit up to four panels. We invite papers and panels on any subject appropriate to our discipline and especially welcome those that address the following:

– Pre- and/or Proto
– Emblematics: The Origins of Emblems
– Emblem Theory Then and Now
– The Migration of Emblems
– Emblems and the Natural Sciences
– New perspective on emblem books
– Practice and Theory of Emblem Digitization.

Panels must be organized by a current member of the Renaissance Society of America. Panels should ordinarily include no more than three presenters.

Please submit the following:
A session title no longer than 15 words;
150 word abstract for description of the panel;
150 word abstract for each of its papers;
300 word curriculum vitae for each presenter, including full name, affiliation, and email address; any audiovisual requirements; session keywords.

Papers may be submitted by anyone. Graduate students should be doctoral candidates (post prelims).

Please submit the following in a single Word document: 150 word abstract of the paper; 300-word curriculum vitae, including full name, affiliation, and email address; any audiovisual requirements; paper keywords.
Send all materials to Tamar Cholcman (
The deadline for submissions is 28 July 2021. Decisions on submissions will be sent out at least one week before the RSA submission deadline of 10 August 2021. All participants in the Dublin conference must be members of the Renaissance Society of America. Please note: RSA rules allow a participant to present only one paper.

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