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Call for Papers


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Exploring the Renaissance 2012

An International Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana
March 8-10, 2012

Hotel Monteleone

Local Arrangements: Catherine Loomis
University of New Orleans

Program Chair: Debra Barrett-Graves
California State University, East Bay



The Society for Renaissance Art History, an affiliate of the South-Central Renaissance Conference, invites papers (20 minutes in length) in any area of Renaissance art and architectural history. Abstracts only (400-500 words; a shorter 100-word abstract for inclusion in the program) must be submitted online no later than December 15, 2011 via the SCRC website's abstract submission form.

For further conference information, contact the SRAH program chair:

Margaret Flansburg, University of Central Oklahoma.

Program participants are required to join SCRC and are encouraged to submit publication-length versions of their papers to the SCRC journal, Explorations in Renaissance Culture. Shorter papers (up to 3,000 words) are invited for submission to the SCRC newsletter, Discoveries.

A limited number of graduate travel fellowships are available; graduate students presenting a paper at the conference may apply to the program chair for travel assistance (maximum $300). Complete essays must be submitted electronically by February 1 to be eligible for consideration. See the graduate travel fellowships page for instructions on how to apply.