Renaissance Conference of Southern California, 64th Annual Conference

deadline for submissions: 
November 1, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Marlin E. Blaine / California State University, Fullerton
contact email: 

Renaissance Conference of Southern California

64th Annual Conference

Saturday, 21 March 2020

The Huntington Library and Gardens

Pasadena, CA


Interdisciplinary Research and the Renaissance: How to Do It 

Amy Buono (Art History, Chapman University)

Katherine Powers (Music, California State University, Fullerton)

Martine van Elk (English, California State University, Long Beach)



The RCSC, 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 the 2020 Plenary Roundtable theme, papers and panels that employ interdisciplinary modes of inquiry are especially encouraged. The RCSC promotes the study of the period c. 1300–1800, broadly interpreting the Renaissance within a global framework. 

Please note that membership in the RCSC is required for conference participation. Please see our website for membership details:

Individual paper submissions should include:

  • abstract of approximately 250 words
  • contact information and one-page CV 

Panel Submissions are welcome and should include:

  • contact information and one-page CV for organizer / chair 
  • names and abstracts (c. 250 words) for all presenters 
  • one-page CVs of all presenters
  • title and short (c. 150 word) description of the panel itself 

Please submit all applications on our website,, where you can also find more information about the conference. The submission portal may be found in cfp page on the dropdown menu headed "Annual Conference."

Deadline for submissions: November 1, 2019

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