The Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature (SELIM) and the local organising committee invite members of the Society and all other scholars interested in the field to participate in the 32nd International Conference of SELIM, to be hosted by the Department of Modern Languages of the University of La Rioja from September 14th to 16th 2022.
Under the tittle New Approaches to Early English: Challenges in the Digitisation Era, the organisers welcome papers dealing with any aspect of medieval English language and literature and particularly encourage the submission of papers that offer new readings or perspectives on medieval English texts, as well as new approaches and analytical techniques. Topics include, but are not limited to:
Corpus compilation and corpus-based analysis
Historical languages and information technologies
Language contact and language variation
Latin tradition in medieval English literature
Manuscripts, texts and cybertexts
Medieval English culture
Old and Middle English dialectology
Old and Middle English lexicology and lexicography
Old and Middle English literature
Old and Middle English morphology
Old and Middle English phonology
Old and Middle English syntax
The conference will be organised in four thematic panels (see below). Scholars interested in offering 20-minute papers, followed by a 10-minute discussion, must send a 300-word abstract (excluding references) in electronic format (please use this MSWord template) to the corresponding panel coordinator before 31 January 2022. Deadline extended: 5 June 2022.
References should comply to the latest APA format (7th edition). Should you have any doubts regarding panel adscription, please send your proposal to the organising committee at email@example.com.