Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC),17–20 October 2019, St Louis

Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC),17–20 October 2019, St Louis

The SCSC invites proposals for individual presentation submissions and
complete panels for its 2019 annual conference at The Arch Hotel in St
Louis, Missouri. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the society and in
honour of that event the SCSC is returning to the city where it was
established, and its first conference was held. Traditionally papers have
ranged across a range of field: Art & Architectural history; Digital
Humanities; English Literature; French Literature; German Studies; History;
History of Science; Italian Studies;  Spanish and Latin American Studies;

This year the SCSC is introducing a new ‘Pedagogy and Professionalisation’
track, which invites submissions focused on issues related to teaching,
mentoring, and non-academic careers. It actively encourages the
participation of international scholars, early career researchers and

Abstracts (up to 250 words in the length) for individual presentations and
panels should be submitted online at can be submitted online from early March. The deadline is 7 April 2019.

The organizing committee will also consider proposals for alternative panel
• Round Tables sponsored by affiliated societies.
• Workshop A: Discussion of pre-circulated papers in a workshop format.
(Limit of 4 participants)
• Workshop B: Analysis of thorny translation/palaeography questions;
pre-circulation is not required. (Limit of 3 participants)
• Workshop C: Examination of a big issue or question with brief comments
from presenters and lively audience participation. These are similar to round tables but with more audience engagement. (Limit of 4 participants)

In recent years, the conference has welcomed poster sessions and will do so
again this year.
Those who are interested in contributing to a poster session should submit
their proposals as ‘papers’ to the digital history track. Before submitting proposals, please email to obtain a poster session code. Any other questions should be directed to

$ 225 per delegate registration fee ($ 110 for registered students).
Advance registration online is recommended, but it can also be completed at he meeting.