The RSA 2021 Annual Meeting will be virtual. While we had hoped to gather in person in Dublin on 7–10 April 2021, the safety of RSA members and staff is our top priority.

The Dublin conference has been rescheduled to the spring of 2022. The San Francisco conference, previously scheduled for 2022, has been rescheduled to 2026. You can view the schedule of our upcoming Annual Meetings here.

Please see the full announcement for information about the virtual conference.
Renaissance Quarterly
The fall 2020 issue (73.3) of Renaissance Quarterly has been published and is now available online. There are six featured, open-access book reviews:
Renaissance Encyclopaedism: Studies in Curiosity and Ambition, review by Hannah Marcus
Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice, review by Susan Nalezyty
The Silver Caesars: A Renaissance Mystery, review by Susanne Thürigen
Thomas Cromwell: A Revolutionary Life, review by Norm Jones
Property and Dispossession: Natives, Empires and Land in Early Modern North America, review by David Tavárez
Premodern Ecologies in the Modern Literary Imagination, review by Perry Guevara

Click here to view the featured reviews.
The editors of Renaissance Quarterly are pleased to provide complimentary access to a collection of articles from the journal relating to Germany and the Habsburg Empire.
Call for Papers
Harvard-Dante Society of America 2021 Conference
Submissions due 15 October 2020 for this meeting commemorating the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death. The conference will highlight his reception and influence on the literatures and cultures of the American continents.

How to Investigate Student Notes from the Renaissance (ca. 1300–1600)?
Submissions due 1 November 2020 for this workshop on the teaching of Latin, Greek, and Hebrew in the 16th-century Southern Low Countries. Hosted by KU Leuven Faculty of Arts.

Animals and Humans on the Move
Submissions due 16 November 2020 for a Viator essay cluster highlighting moving animals and animals as the companions of traveling humans in the Middle Ages and early modernity.

Ninth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Submissions due 1 December 2020 for this symposium being held at St. Louis University in 2021. The meeting will highlight topics in all disciplines of medieval and early modern studies.

Intersectionalities of Class in Early Modern English Literature
Submissions due 1 December 2020. Papers treating both dramatic and non-dramatic genres are welcome, as are papers that focus on early modern or contemporary performance.

Early Modern Rome 4
Submissions due 15 December 2020 for this three-day conference in 2021. Scholars will investigate the city proper as well as the campagna romana through a variety of different approaches and methods.

Call for Applications
Citations: The Renaissance Imitation Mass (CRIM)
Participate in a digital scholarship project on Renaissance music. CRIM is devoted to the problem of similarity, borrowing, and transformation in Renaissance counterpoint (and beyond).

Andrew W. Mellon Humanities Professor, American Academy in Rome
Submissions due 23 October 2020 for this position beginning in summer 2021, for an initial term of three years (2021–2024), with the potential for two one-year renewals. 

Vice President for Research and Academic Programs, Newberry Library
Submissions are now open for this position providing leadership and intellectual vision to the Newberry in the areas of research, academic programs, and public engagement.

Fellowships & Grants
Clark Art Institute: Critical Race Theory and Caribbean Art Fellowships
Submissions due 15 October 2020 for three new fellowships focused on the systemic inequalities of art history as a discipline.

Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Fellowship Program
Submissions due 15 October 2020 for residencies between January and June of 2021. Applications are now open for Heckman Stipends, the Nicky B. Carpenter Fellowship in Manuscript Studies, and Swenson Family Fellowships in Eastern Christian Manuscript Studies for Junior Scholars.

Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art
Submissions due 28 October 2020 for 2021–22 fellowships, each carrying a stipend of $60,000, plus $5,000 for research and travel during the award period.

The Thesaurus linguae Latinae (TLL) Fellowship
Submissions due 6 November 2020 for a one-year fellowship through the Society of Classical Studies. The American scholar will conduct lexicographical research at the TLL Institute in Munich.

Villa I Tatti Fellowships
Nine different fellowships are being offered by The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies in Florence, Italy, for the 2021–22 academic year. The I Tatti Fellowship submission deadline is 16 October 2020 and the deadline for the eight additional fellowships is 16 November 2020.

American Philosophical Society's Franklin Research Grants
Submissions due 1 December 2020 for these grants that support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge. Awards of up to $6,000 are available and young scholars are encouraged to apply.

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