The New College Conference on Medieval & Renaissance studies


The New College Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Studies is a biennial event covering all aspects of the European, Mediterreanean, and Near Eastern worlds from approximately 400 CE to 1700 CE. The Conference is held on the historic bayfront campus of New College of Florida, the honors liberal arts college of Florida's State University System.

The twenty-second Conference (version 2.0) will be held 3–5 March 2022, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Dante Society of America.

Mary Floyd-Wilson (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) and Jonathan Phillips (Royal Holloway, London) will give plenary presentations; the Dante Society keynote will be given by Lorna Goodison (University of Michigan).

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We are delighted to be able to offer two forms of virtual access to this year's New College Conference: click here for details.



The recent Russian invasion of Ukraine has affected New College as well as the rest of the world. Our Ukrainian students are encouraging donations to the International Committee of the Red Cross's Ukraine Relief Fund. We will have a donation box at the Conference's registration table, or you can click here to donate directly:

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The New College Conference was founded in 1978 by Lee Snyder, Professor of Medieval & Renaissance History at New College. For more on the history of the conference and past speakers, click here.