LINGUIST List 32.2262

Fri Jul 02 2021

Calls: English; Hist Ling/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 02-Jul-2021
From: Anna Rogos-Hebda <>
Subject: History of English Language in Poznań
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Full Title: History of English Language in Poznań
Short Title: HEL-P 2021

Date: 27-Nov-2021 - 28-Nov-2021
Location: Poznań (Online), Poland
Contact Person: Dr. Marcin Krygier
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 31-Aug-2021

Meeting Description:

The History of English Language in Poznań biannual conference (HEL-P), organised by the Department of the History of English, Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, aims at bringing together Polish and international scholars studying the history of the English language. It continues the tradition of the MESS conference series devoted to Mediæval English language and literature. The 2021 conference in the HEL-P series will take place from 27 to 28 November, 2021 in full on-line format.

The Conference Organisers are planning two plenary lectures and a number of individual paper sessions; a poster session is also possible depending on demand.

Our plenary speakers are:
1. Prof. T. W. Machan (University of Notre Dame)
2. Prof. Anna Cichosz (Łódź University)

Call for Papers:

The organisers invite papers presenting original research on any aspect of the history of the English language, regardless of theoretical framework or historical period. Papers with a literary or cultural twist are also welcome provided language plays a substantial part in their organisation.

Participants at all stages of their careers not planning on delivering a presentation are also welcome.

Submission of abstracts:
All submissions are to be sent to
* the abstract must remain fully anonymous. Please make sure that your files do not include your name in the document properties either;
* the abstracts have to be between 300-500 words, excluding the title, linguistic examples, and references;
* the preferred format is A4 sheet; font Times New Roman 14pts bold (title) and 12 pts (body);
* the only file format accepted is .pdf . However, please observe that should your proposal be accepted you will be asked to send in an editable copy (.doc(x) or .odt).
For further guidelines please refer to the conference web page, under: Submission of Abstracts.

Submission deadline for all abstracts is 31 August 2021.
Notification of acceptance is 15 September 2021.

Conference venue:
Due to pandemic considerations this year the conference will be run fully in the on-line format. All the technical details will be provided closer to the conference date.

Registration and conference fee
Online registration will be available through HEL-P 2021 website under Registration (currently not active) from 15 September 2021.
Registration: 15.09.2021 — 21.11.2021
Regular conference fee: €25
Student* conference fee: €15
* At the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. level

For more information please refer to the HEL-P 2021 web page at If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact the Organisers directly at

Organising Committee:
Dr. Marcin Krygier (chair)
Dr. Anna Rogos-Hebda
Ms. Joanna Dzierżewska (registration and conference fee)

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