SCSC 2024 (Toronto): The Sidney Circle and Beyond

deadline for submissions: 
April 15, 2024
full name / name of organization: 
International Sidney Society
contact email: 


October 31 – November 2, 2024

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


The International Sidney Society will sponsor panels at the 2024 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 English and international 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.  Also, please 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 April 15th.   Please direct abstracts and questions to Daniel Lochman,  For conference data, see