Renaissance Society of America (RSA)
Society of America
The Graduate School and University Center
The City University of New York
365 Fifth Avenue, Room 5400
New York, NY 10016-4309
Tel: 212-817-2130, Fax: 212-817-1544
Founded in 1954, the Renaissance Society of America is the leading
organization in the Americas for the interdisciplinary study
of the late medieval, Renaissance, and early-modern periods.
The RSA brings together members from many backgrounds who are
interested in a wide variety of disciplines related to these
periods and actively encourages the continued spread of learning
about the Renaissance through its many programs.
The RSA offers a series of publications, including Renaissance
Quarterly, a scholarly journal of the Renaissance; Renaissance
News & Notes, a biannual newsletter, including lists
of conferences and awards; Renaissance Texts, a series of modern
editions of Renaissance texts; the Renaissance Society of America
Reprint Text Series (RSARTS), reprints of significant secondary
works about the Renaissance; and Studies in the Renaissance,
a forthcoming journal for long articles, bibliographies, texts,
etc. Finally, the RSA publishes a Directory of Members with information
about their areas of particular interest.
The RSA publishes a series of publications online, including
Renaissance Quarterly (recent tables of contents and article
abstracts); Renaissance News & Notes (full text);
Annual Conference Programs (Full text.) The RSA is a partner
in developing Iter, the online bibliography of Renaissance
Europe. Iter is now a subscription-based service, making access
to information about scholarship on the Renaissance broadly accessible.
Prof. William Bowen