CFP: Sixteenth Century Studies Conference

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Call for Papers
April 27, 2020
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, British History / Studies, Literature, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) invites proposals for individual presentation submissions and complete panels for its 2020 annual conference. Under the presidency of Andrew Spicer (Oxford Brookes University), the conference will take place from 29 October – 1 November 2020 at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland.

The SCSC was founded to promote scholarship on the early modern era (c. 1450 – c. 1660) and traditionally papers have ranged across the following fields:

  • Art & Architectural History
  • Digital Humanities
  • English Literature       
  • French Literature 
  • German Studies
  • History
  • History of Science 
  • Italian Studies
  • Pedagogy and Professionalism
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies
  • Theology

The SCSC encourages the participation of international scholars and warmly welcomes early career researchers and postgraduates to the academic community.

Abstracts (up to 250 words in the length) for individual presentations and panels should be submitted online at

The deadline for proposals is April 27.  Within approximately four weeks of this date, the Program Committee will contact all those who have made submissions about their proposals.