Renaissance Conference of Southern California 65th Annual Conference

deadline for submissions: 
November 8, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
Renaissance Conference of Southern California
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65th Annual Conference

Saturday, 19 March 2022

We are pleased to announce a call for papers for our 65th Annual Conference, to be held in-person (public health considerations permitting) at the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens.

The conference will feature a


“Cross-Cultural Currents in Early Modern Studies,”


Zirwat Chowdhury (Art History, UCLA)

Fabio Rambelli (Religious Studies & East Asian Cultures, UCSB)

Claire Farago (Art History, University of Colorado)



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 Plenary Roundtable theme, papers and panels that attend to cross-cultural concerns are especially encouraged, but proposals on any topic pertaining to the Renaissance are welcome. 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. Membership details are available on our website (​).

 Individual paper submissions should include:

● an 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 each) for all presenters

● one-page​ ​CVs of all presenters

● title and short description (c. 150 words) of the panel itself

Please submit all application materials on our website (​), where you can also find more information about the conference.

Deadline for submissions: November 8, 2021

If you have any questions, please contact the RCSC president, Sophia Quach McCabe (