IAS at SCSC (Sixteenth Century Society & Conference)

Each year, the IAS seeks session proposals that address any issue relevant to Italian art and architecture during the long sixteenth century. The Sixteenth Century Society & Conference (SCSC) was founded to promote scholarship on the early modern era (c.1450-1600), actively encourages the participation of international scholars as well as the integration of younger colleagues into the academic community. See below for more information on currentupcoming, and past IAS participation at the Sixteenth Century Society Annual Conference.

Current Conference

SCSC Annual Conference, Bruges, Belgium, 18-20 August 2016

In addition to a reception co-organized by the IAS at the Groeningemuseum on 19 August, the society also sponsored two sessions were at the recent SCSC Conference in Bruges.

Co-opetition: Testing the Bounds of Cooperation and Competition
Organizer: Alexis R. Culotta, American Academy of Art and the Art Institute of Chicago. Read abstract

Alexis Culotta, American Academy of Art, “Co-opetition and Its Basis in Renaissance Art History: An Overview”

Anne E. Proctor, Roger Williams University, “Co-opetition on Display: Florentine and non-Florentine Sculptors and the Studiolo of Prince Francesco de’ Medici”

Saida Bondini, Courtaud Institute of Art, “Oltra le lode, un presente onoratissimo: Networks of Family Patronage and Two Bolognese Churches”

The Holy Republic of Venice
Organizers: Allison Sherman (Queen’s University) and Eveline Baseggio Omiccioli (State University of New York, FIT)
Chair: Patricia Fortini Brown (Princeton University, emeritus). Read abstract

Giada Damen, The Morgan Library & Museum, “Relics of the Antique Gods in Sixteenth Century Venice”

Chiara Frison, Centro Studi Medievali e Rinascimentali “Emmanuele Antonio Cicogna,” “La nobil [et sancta] cità de Venetia” in Giorgio Dolfin’s Chronicle”

Janna Israel, Virginia Commonwealth University, “Renewing the Santa Republica: The Translation of St. Athanasius to Venice”

Upcoming Conference

SCSC Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 26-29 October 2017

Each year, the IAS seeks session proposals that address any issue relevant to Italian art and architecture during the long sixteenth century. The Sixteenth Century Society & Conference (SCSC) was founded to promote scholarship on the early modern era (c.1450-1600), actively encourages the participation of international scholars as well as the integration of younger colleagues into the academic community. IAS members interested in putting together a panel or linked panels (even roundtables are possible) should send a brief abstract (250 words max), session title, a short list of potential or desired speakers (they need not be confirmed), the name of the chair(s) with email addresses and affiliation, and a one-page CV to the IAS Program Committee Chair at programs@italianartsociety.org. The conference this year will be held 26-29 October 2017. The deadline for submissions of session proposals to the IAS is 17 March 2017. See our submission guidelines for eligibility requirements to propose a session for IAS at SCSC.

Past IAS participation at SCSC

2015 SCSC Annual Conference, Vancouver
2014 SCSC Annual Conference, New Orleans

2013 SCSC Annual Conference, San Juan

2011 SCSC Annual Conference, Fort Worth