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South-Central Renaissance Conference
Savannah, GA, April 1999

CALL FOR PAPERS The SOUTH-CENTRAL RENAISSANCE CONFERENCE will meet jointly with the SOUTH 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 Muslim captivity Narratives between 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.