Call for Panel Proposals: Society for the Study of Early Modern Women

Event Date: 
17 Mar 2019 to 19 Mar 2019

Renaissance Society of America Annual Meeting, Toronto, 17-19 March 2019


The Society for the Study of Early Modern Women ( will sponsor up to four panels at RSA 2019. I am soliciting proposals for pre-formed panels in any discipline that explore women and their contributions to the cultural, political, economic, or social spheres of the early modern period. Proposals that include young/emerging scholars are especially welcome.  Proposals for a pre-formed panel (or linked panels) should be sent to Molly Bourne (, SSEMW associate organization representative for RSA, by no later than Wednesday 1 August 2018 with the following materials, assembled into a single Word document (no PDFs please): Abstract (max 150 words) describing the panel; Names of Panel Organizer(s), Chair, Speakers & any respondent(s), including institutional affiliations + email address for each participant; One-page CV for Organizer(s) & Speakers only; max 300 words each (not in prose); For each paper: title (max 15 words), abstract (max 150 words) & keywords (up to 4); Specification of any audio/visual needs. Please note that per RSA rules, panels must include at least one scholar who is postdoctoral, and that participants who are currently graduate students should be within one or two years of defending their dissertations. 

Submission date for papers: 
01 Aug 2018