GEMS @ RSA New York 2014

Logo RSAFrom 27-29 March, the Renaissance Society of America (RSA) will hold its sixtieth annual meeting in New York City. With over 4000 members, the RSA is the largest academic association in the world devoted to the study of the Renaissance period (1300-1650). GEMS will be well-represented at RSA New York with four of its members presenting papers: Anne-Laure Van Bruaene (history) will be speaking on local histories, living memory, and the Dutch Revolt, Maarten Delbeke (architecture) on shrines for miracle-working statues of the Virgin, Koenraad Jonckheere (art history) on the Divine Body in an age of Iconoclasm and Samuel Mareel (literary studies) on representations of the Eucharist in the early modern Low Countries. More details can be found in the online program of the conference.