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LINGUIST List 21.2709

Thu Jun 24 2010

Calls: Historical Linguistics, Ling & Literature, English/Spain

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        1.    Javier Martín Arista, 22nd International Conference of the Spanish Society for Mediaeval English Language and Literature

Message 1: 22nd International Conference of the Spanish Society for Mediaeval English Language and Literature
Date: 22-Jun-2010
From: Javier Martín Arista <javier.martinunirioja.es>
Subject: 22nd International Conference of the Spanish Society for Mediaeval English Language and Literature
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Full Title: 22nd International Conference of the Spanish Society for
Mediaeval English Language and Literature
Short Title: SELIM 2010

Date: 30-Sep-2010 - 02-Oct-2010
Location: Logroño, Spain
Contact Person: Javier Martín Arista
Meeting Email: selim10unirioja.es
Web Site: http://2010selimconference.cilap.es

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Ling & Literature

Subject Language(s): Middle English (enm)
Old English (ang)

Call Deadline: 25-Jul-2010

Meeting Description:

The conference will verse upon aspects of medieval English language and
literature, encouraging new readings and perspectives on mediaeval
English texts as well as new approaches and analytical techniques.

Call for Papers

Registration and accommodation information already available at:
http://2010selimconference.cilap.es

SELIM, Spanish Society for Mediaeval English Language and Literature,
and the local organising committee invite members of the Society and all
other scholars interested in the field to participate in the 22nd International
SELIM Conference, which will be hosted by the Department of Modern
Languages and the Centre for Research in the Applications of Languages
of the University of La Rioja from September 30th to October 2nd 2010.

Plenary lectures will be delivered by Francisco Cortés (La Laguna), Susan
Fitzmaurice (Sheffield), Vincent Gillespie (Oxford), Dieter Kastovsky
(Vienna) and Christian Kay (Glasgow). Plenary speakers have already
confirmed the titles of their lectures:

- Foundations for the Elaboration of a Lexical-Constructional Database of
Old English Verbs (Cortés)
- Standard Englishes and the Problem of Historicity (Fitzmaurice)
- Meat, Metaphor, and Mysticism: Cooking the Books in The Doctrine of the
Heart (Gillespie)
- Old English Word-Formation and Loan Translations (Kastovsky)
- Some Interesting Sounds in the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English
Dictionary (Kay)

For full abstracts, visit the conference web site.

The organisers welcome papers dealing with any aspect of mediaeval
English language and literature and particularly encourage the submission
of papers that offer new readings or perspectives on mediaeval English
texts, as well as new approaches and analytical techniques.Scholars
interested in offering 20-minute papers (followed by a 10-minute
discussion) must send a 200-250 word abstract in electronic format
(MSWord or RTF) via e-mail to selim10unirioja.es before July 25th 2010.
Abstracts should include name(s), institutional affiliation(s) of the author(s),
as well as e-mail address and the technical support required for the
presentation. Acceptance of proposals will be confirmed as soon as the
proposal has been peer-reviewed.

A selection of contributions will be edited by the organisers and submitted to
a major international press. Those delegates who wish to contribute to the
collective volume must submit an enlarged version of their paper (5,000-
8,000 words) by October 30th 2010.

http://2010selimconference.cilap.es
selim10unirioja.es
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