Renaissance Conference of Southern California, 64th Annual Conference

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Call for Papers
November 1, 2019
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Humanities, Literature, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, World History / Studies

The Renaissance Conference of Southern California, a regional affiliate of the Renaissance Society of America, welcomes proposals for individual papers as well as complete panels on the full range of Renaissance disciplines (Art, Architecture, History, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Science).  In keeping with our 2020 plenary roundtable theme "Interdisciplinary Research and the Renaissance: How to Do It," papers and panels that employ interdisciplinary modes of inquiry are especially encouraged.  The Renaissance Conference of Southern California promotes the study of the period c. 1300-1800, broadly interpreting the Renaissance within a global framework.

Please note that membership in the Renaissance Conference of Southern California is required for participation.  Please see our website for membership details:

Individual paper submissions should include:

  • abstract of approximately 250 words
  • contact information
  • one-page cv

Panel submssions should include:

  • title and short description of the panel (approximately 150 words)
  • contact information and one-page cv for the organizer/chair
  • names and abstracts for all presenters (approximately 250 words each)
  • contact information and one-page cv for each presenter

Please submit all applications on our website,, where you will also find more information about the conference.  The submission portal may be found in the drop-down menu headed "Annual Conference." 

Conference location: The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California

Submission deadline: November 1, 2019

If you have any questions, please contact the conference president, Heather Graham, at


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