CFP: Sidney Society at RSA (2018, New Orleans)

The International Sidney Society invites paper proposals for the RSA (2018) in New Orleans.  Submissions are welcome from new and established scholars working on Philip Sidney, Mary Sidney Herbert, Lady Mary Wroth, or any of the Sidney Family or Sidney Family Circle.  Reading time for papers should be no longer than 20 minutes.

The International Sidney Society plans to sponsor four sessions on the following topics:

  1. The Sidneys and Edmund Spenser
  2. Theories of Reading, Practices of Writing: How to Read the Sidneys Well
  3. Historical Frames, Poetic Forms, and Aesthetic Pleasures: the Sidneys and Beauty
  4. Violating Boundaries: Sexuality, Politics, and Religion among the Sidney

Submit the following to Robert Stillman ( no later than May 29th: paper title; abstract (150-word maximum); 3-5 keywords; and a one-page curriculum vitae (300-word maximum).