Conversing among the Ruins: the Persistence of the Baroque

To be held February 16 - 17, 2018

at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Las Vegas Baroque Music Festival Feb 15 - 18, 2018

Full conference and festival program available below!

Online conference registration remains open.

If you plan to register on-site, please be prepared to pay by check made out to

Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

Conference registration $75 ($50 for graduate students). Includes

  • all conference sessions (to be held between Friday Feb 16 at 3pm and Saturday Feb 17 at 4pm)
  • opening reception, Friday Feb 16 at 5pm
  • luncheon and keynote lecture, Satruday Feb 17 at 12:30pm
  • Baroque Dance Party, Saturday Feb 17 at 4pm

Conference attendees may purchase tickets for Las Vegas Baroque Festival events from the Festival website.

Information on accommodations, parking and local venues

Please address any correspondence to WSECS18@UNLV.EDU

Gregory S. Brown, Professor, Department of History (

Timothy Erwin, Professor, Department of English (