Jessica Wolfe (Professor, English and Comparative Literature and Director of UNC's Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies) has been elected by the Board of the Renaissance Society of America to serve as the next articles editor of Renaissance Quarterly (http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/rq/current). She will begin her first term as editor in January 2018.
Renaissance Quarterly is the leading American journal of Renaissance studies, encouraging connections between different scholarly approaches to bring together material spanning the period from 1300 to 1650 in Western history.
The official journal of the Renaissance Society of America, Renaissance Quarterly presents around twenty articles and around 500 reviews per year, engaging the following disciplines: Americas, art and architecture, book history, classical tradition, comparative literature, digital humanities, emblems, English literature, French literature, Germanic literature, Hebraica, Hispanic literature, history, humanism, Islamic world, Italian literature, legal and political thought, medicine and science, music, Neo-Latin literature, performing arts and theater, philosophy, rhetoric, and women and gender.
Since 1954, Renaissance Quarterly has provided an important forum for articles of original and significant research and interpretation, as well as surveys of the field, forums, and colloquia that benefit the ongoing development of Renaissance scholarship.