CFPs in Renaissance Intellectual History

South-Central Renaissance Conference: annual meeting

Source of Information: FICINO 1998-10-08
Date of Event: e.g. 1999-04-09 to 11
Deadline for abstracts etc.: 1998-11-01

Deadline for submissions is 1 November 1998.

                        CALL FOR PAPERS

EASTERN RENAISSANCE CONFERENCE at the Savannah School of Art and Design.

                        Savannah, Georgia
                        9-11 April 1999

The South-Central Renaissance Conference invites completed papers (8-10
pages) on any aspect of Renaissance studies--art history, history,
literature, music, philosophy, science, or theology--for its annual meeting.
Papers are encouraged for the following special sessions:

Piety in Northern Europe:  Religious Orders and Lay Worship
Women in the Marketplace of Elizabethan Society
Painting in Northern Italy
Renaissance Politics and Homoeroticism
Accounts of English Captivity Narratives Among the Muslims, 1575-1700

Papers must be submitted in triplicate with a 100-word ABSTRACT to the
program chair, Donald Dickson (, English Dept., Texas A&M
University, College Station, TX 77843.  Please enclose a SASE. The deadline
for submission is 1 November 1998.  Program participants must join the SCRC;
participants will also be encouraged to submit publication-length versions
of their papers to *Explorations in Renaissance Culture*, the journal
sponsored by SCRC.  For SCRC membership information, contact Raymond
Frontain . The local arrangements chair at the
Savannah School of Art and Design is Jim Janson (

The keynote address will be delivered by Walter Gibson, Professor of Art
History Emeritus, Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Gibson is an
internationally recognized scholar of Northern Renaissance art and renowned
authority on Flemish artists Hieronymus Bosch and Pieter Bruegel the Elder.
 His topic will be "Pieter Bruegel and the Art of Laughter."

Please join us for what promises to be an intellectually rewarding
experience in a charming Southern locale.

Donald R. Dickson

Department of English   
Texas A&M University           office (409) 845-8340
College Station, TX 77843-4227    fax (409) 862-2292

William R. Bowen
University of Toronto (St. George campus)
University of Toronto at Scarborough   

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