Renaissance Society of America

Founded: 1954    Admitted to ACLS: 1958
The Renaissance Society of America promotes study of the period 1300–1700. The Society produces the _Renaissance Quarterly_ journal and sponsors publications, fellowships, awards, and other benefits for its members, to support their research and recognize their accomplishments. Its annual meeting brings together scholars from North America and around the world, representing a wide variety of academic disciplines. The RSA's members include college and university faculty and students; staff at museums, libraries, and other cultural institutions; independent scholars; and many others interested in Renaissance studies.

CEO Representative and Society Contact

Carla Zecher
Executive Director
Renaissance Society of America

Delegate

Christopher Carlsmith
University of Massachusetts Lowell
term ends 12/31/2024

President

Mara Renee Wade
Professor
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
term ends 4/2/2022

Membership:

Individual: 5,000

Meetings:

4/20/2021 - 4/22/2021 Virtual, *
3/30/2022 - 4/2/2022 Dublin, Ireland
3/9/2023 - 3/11/2023 San Juan, Puerto Rico
3/21/2024 - 3/23/2024 Chicago, IL
3/20/2025 - 3/22/2025 Boston, MA