Welcome to the SCSC

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) promotes scholarship on the early modern era, broadly defined (ca. 1450 – ca. 1660). Providing opportunities for intellectual exchange among scholars of the period, the Society also actively encourages the integration of younger colleagues into the academic community. The geographical scope of the organization is as international as its membership. The SCSC welcomes scholars from all disciplines in early modern studies including history, art history, religion, history of science, musicology, digital humanities, Ottoman studies, and literary and cultural studies in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. The Society holds one annual meeting in a different city each year, usually during the month of October.

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) 2019 annual meeting, will be held 17-20 October 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri


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Future conferences:

  • 17-20 October 2019: St. Louis, Missouri. SCSC 50th Anniversary Conference
  • 29-1 October-November 2020 Baltimore, Maryland
  • 28-31 October 2021 San Diego, California