The Société Rencesvals is devoted to the promotion of the study
medieval epic literature in the various Romance languages.

Members & Membership

Membership in the Société Rencesvals is open to anyone interested in the medieval Romance epic. Check out our membership list!

Our main activities are providing sessions at various conference venues, international congresses, branch meetings, and the publication of bibliographical materials. The American-Canadian Branch of the Société has published Olifant, a journal dedicated to the Romance epic, and distributes an annual Bulletin Bibliographique from the International Organization.

It is now possible to order the Actes from the 20th International Congress of the Société Rencesvals

The 21st Société Rencesvals International Congress website is now available, too! Registration for the Congress is now open

Check out the CFPs for The International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo, MI, 2019:


If you have any comments or questions concerning these pages, please contact Norval Bard, the Web manager for the Société Rencesvals, American-Canadian Branch.
Updated 5 July  2018