RSA 2021 Dublin
Since announcing the Call for Papers for our 2021 Annual Meeting in Dublin, we have received numerous questions regarding virtual participation for some presenters. The RSA continues to investigate several options, including planning for a brick and mortar conference, an entirely virtual conference, or a combined “RSA Week” in which some online events would be included as part of an onsite meeting. In order for the RSA to be as prepared as possible for these scenarios, we seek your input regarding preferences and availability. To that end, we have created  a five-minute survey . Thank you in advance for taking time to complete this brief poll .

Submissions are open for our 67th Annual Meeting and the deadline to submit individual paper proposals, lightning talks, panels, roundtables, and workshops is 15 August 2020 .

View the Calls for Papers posted by RSA members .
Humanities Commons
The RSA has launched several new groups and sites on Humanities Commons (HC), equipping us with additional tools to advance our work as individual scholars and teachers, and as a community. Specifically, the Digital and Multimedia Committee has set up a  forum for advice and collaboration , a new k nowledge base of Digital Resources , and a  space for student members   hosted by our Graduate Student Advisory Committee.

Students: Please take a moment to complete this short survey to help us enhance your experience with the RSA.

For additional Humanities Commons details, please click here .
Call for Papers
Quaderni d’Italianistica  
Submissions on the topic of Strange Encounters in the Italian Baroque due 31 August 2020 . The official journal of the Canadian Association for Italian studies, this special issue will explore the strange, the weird, and the Other during this period.

Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal
Submissions due 1 September 2020 for the Fall 2021 issue featuring a forum on Early Modern Women and Epidemics.

Call for Applications
Digital Humanities Scientist
Submissions are open for this full-time post at Bibliotheca Hertziana in Rome, Italy. The position will be offered for an initial period of two years, with the prospect of becoming a permanent post.


Fellowships & Grants
Postdoctoral Fellowships: Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts
Submissions due 4 August 2020 for the 2021–24 fellowship competition. Three fellowships will be awarded: Two Open Fellowships in any discipline represented in the Society and one Fellowship in Humanistic Studies.


Upcoming Events
The Medici and Their Archives: Artistic Patronage and Diplomacy
The Medici Archive Project is launching a free online lecture series 6–11 July 2020. Registration is required and free of charge.


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