The Renaissance Society of America is delighted to announce the online symposium Tomorrow's Renaissance. The event will examine new directions in scholarship for the period 1300–1700, with talks and roundtables by scholars leading the way to the future. The symposium will be held 5–6 November 2021 and is open to the public. The entire event will be available remotely to audience members wishing to join on Zoom. Sponsored by the Fordham University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of North Carolina Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and the Dorothy Ford Wiley Fund, with the collaboration of the Renaissance Society of America. Please click the button below to register.
Friday, November 5 (via Zoom and in-person at the University of North Carolina) 9:45–11:30 a.m. EDT: Ricardo Padrón (University of Virginia): The Location of China and the Global Renaissance (Keynote) Barbara Mundy (Library of Congress / Tulane University): Response 12:00–1:30 p.m. EDT: Kaya Şahin (Indiana University): What Would an Ottoman Renaissance Look Like? 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT: Nicholas Rashad Jones (University of California, Davis): Critical Junctures, Racial Intersections Saturday, November 6 (via Zoom from Fordham University) 9:45–11:30 a.m. EDT: Ayesha Ramachandran (Yale University): Global Imaginings 12:00–1:30 p.m. EDT: Cécile Fromont (Yale University): The Future of the Renaissance: Object Lessons, 1300–1700 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT: Surekha Davies (University of Utrecht): State of the Field: What Needs to Change, How, and Why? Please email the RSA with questions and we look forward to seeing you in November.