Prize to be Awarded for Essay in Renaissance Studies

Submissions for the Louis L. Martz Essay Prize in Renaissance Studies are now being taken. The winner will receive a $1,000 award and a chance to present at an international conference. A $1,000 award will be given for 5000-6500 word essays in Renaissance Studies this fall, and the winner will be invited to present the paper in New Orleans next spring. In a post on the Renaissance Society of America webpage, it was announced that the Louis L. Martz Prize in Renaissance Studies will be awarded for an essay in such Renaissance fields of study as art, architecture, history, literature, music, political theory, religion, science, women's studies or more. The deadline for submissions is October 31, 2002. Papers must not have been submitted for publication or presented at a previous academic conference.

The winner of the Prize will have his or her paper published in "Explorations in Renaissance Culture," and will present at Exploring the Renaissance 2003: An International Conference" at Tulane University in New Orleans, March 6-8, 2003.

For more information on how to submit papers, visit the Renaissance Society of America website.