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Sixteenth Century Studies Conference 2012

  • 2012-05-06
  • Ohio, US

Sixteenth Century Studies Conference

October 25-28, 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio

“Superstition and Magic in Early Modern Italy”
Organizer: Meredith K. Ray, University of Delaware

Papers proposals may address (but are not limited to) the following topics:

- Superstition in Renaissance Italian literature and art
- literary representations of love magic and/or witchcraft
- Women, magic and superstition
- Legal contexts (trials, prosecutions, etc)
- Gender and religious difference

Please send a brief abstract by Monday, April 9 2012 to
Meredith K. Ray -

The SCSC, a not-for-profit scholarly organization, receives no governmental or institutional funding. In order to participate in this conference, delegates or their sponsoring institution/organization will need to fund their own travel and lodging expenses in addition to a $170 per delegate registration fee ($100 student fee). The registration fee is used to pay for conference facilities and general events. By paying the fee, delegates become members in the SCSC and receive the Sixteenth Century Journal.

Address: Hilton Netherland Plaza Hotel Cincinnati, Ohio

For further information check the conference homepage at


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