SCSC 2023: Literature of the Sidney Circle (and Orbit)

deadline for submissions: 
March 10, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 


26-29 October 2023

Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. (Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel)


The International Sidney Society will sponsor three panels at the 2023 Sixteenth-Century-Society Conference and invites paper proposals related to Philip Sidney, Mary Sidney Herbert (Countess of Pembroke), Lady Mary Wroth, other members of the Sidney-Herbert-Dudley family, or associates of the broader Sidney circle.  


As always, we encourage submissions by scholars of all academic ranks within and beyond institutional academies:  current and former members of the International Sidney Society as well as newcomers, including professors and instructors, graduate students, and independent scholars.  Please submit abstracts of 150-300 words as e-mail attachments.  On the abstract, please include your name, affiliation or status as independent scholar, and e-mail address.  Within the e-mail, indicate whether you need equipment and what kind (e.g., projector for PowerPoint).  Reading time for completed papers should not exceed 20 minutes.  The deadline for abstracts is March 31st, but submissions will be considered on a rolling basis, such that the panels may be filled before then.   Please direct abstracts and questions to Timothy Crowley,  For conference information, see