Confraternity Studies Panels, Renaissance Society of America
New York, March 2004
Conference Call: Confraternity Studies at RSA New York, 25-27 March, 2004 The Renaissance Society of America will be meeting in New York in 2004, and once again the Society for Confraternity Studies will be sponsoring sessions at the conference. We invite interdisciplinary proposals for individual papers or for whole panels on a number of themes: 1. Confraternities Beyond Locality (eg., groups like the Rosary, Holy Sacrament, and Christian Doctrine confraternities whose local brotherhoods were linked to larger movements. What was the dynamic between local groups and their mendicant or clerical promoters) 2. Confraternities Beyond Europe (eg., confraternities in the Americas, in Asia, and in Africa) 3. Confraternities Beyond Catholicism (eg., Jewish confraternities, muslim confraternities, confraternities in protestant areas). 4. Open topics Proposals should be no more than 150 words, and be accompanied by a brief CV. Deadline for proposals: 9 May, 2003. Please submit proposals to Nicholas Terpstra by e-mail: (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (+1-416-978-4810) or mail (Dept of History, University of Toronto, 100 St. George Street, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5S 3G3).