The Sixteenth Century Society & Conference (SCSC) "is a scholarly society that is interested in the early modern era (ca. 1450-ca. 1660)". With membership across the globe, the SCSC "welcomes scholars from all disciplines who have an interest in early modern studies". The SCSC hosts a large conference annually with approximately 170 sessions for research paper presentations. The SCSC is "closely associated with the Sixteenth Century Journal (SCJ) and Iter".