Exploring the Renaissance 2008

by Jessica C. Murphy

An International Conference

Kansas City, Missouri
March 6-8, 2008

Keynote Lecturer, William Prizer, University of California, Santa Barbara

Louis L. Martz Lecturer, Sarah Blake McHam, Rutgers University

William B. Hunter Lecturer, William E. Wallace, Washington University

Sponsored by:

  • The South-Central Renaissance Conference
  • The Queen Elizabeth I Society
  • The Marvell Society
  • The Society for the Study of Early Modern Women
  • The Society for Renaissance Art History

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 online no later than December 1, 2007 via the SCRC website’s abstract submission form.

Sessions: sessions should be proposed no later than November 1, 2007 and e-mailed to the Program Chair (link given in contact info below). Abstracts of papers for approved sessions should be submitted online via the SCRC website’s abstract form.

Click here for further 2008 conference information, or contact the program chair:

Jill Carrington
School of Art
PO Box 13001, SFA Station
Stephen F. Austin State University
Nacogdoches TX 75962-3001
tel. 936-468-4351
fax 936-468-4041

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.

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 $250). Complete essays must be submitted electronically by February 1 to be eligible for consideration. See the graduate travel fellowships page for instructions on how to apply.
See here for full infomation: http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/~nydam/scrc/cfp_scrc2008.shtml