Call for Papers: Renaissance Society of America Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 22-24, 2018

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The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) is now accepting proposals for individual presentation proposals and complete panels for its 2018 annual conference, to be held March 22-24, 2018 in New Orleans, LA.  The Journal of Jesuit Studies regularly sponsors panels at this conference.  We are looking to organize panels in any aspect of Jesuit studies in any region, up to the year 1700.


Please submit abstracts on topics related to Jesuits on the subjects of: history, literary studies, art history, music history, or related topics, of no more than 150 words, along with a short list of keywords, and brief biographical information (no more than 300 words, including affiliation, rank and one or two important publications or other evidence of scholarship) to Kathleen Comerford,, no later than May 29, 2017.  We will consider panels, individual papers, and roundtables for sponsorship by the Journal of Jesuit Studies.


Further information about the RSA and the general Call for Papers is available at  Please note that the RSA requires all presentations to be given in person, not via a third party or using video-conferencing.


Thank you.

Kathleen M. Comerford

Professor of History, Georgia Southern University