LINGUIST List 33.377

Tue Feb 01 2022

Calls: English, Old; Historical Ling, Lang Doc, Ling & Lit, Text/Corpus Ling/Spain

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 31-Jan-2022
From: Roberto Torre <>
Subject: 32nd International Conference of the Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature
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Full Title: 32nd International Conference of the Spanish Society for Medieval English Language and Literature
Short Title: SELIM 32

Date: 14-Sep-2022 - 16-Sep-2022
Location: Logroño (La Rioja), Spain
Contact Person: Roberto Torre Alonso
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Language Documentation; Ling & Literature; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English; English, Middle; English, Old

Call Deadline: 15-Feb-2022

Meeting Description:

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 14 to 16 2022.

Under the title 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 mediaeval English texts, as well as new approaches and analytical techniques. Topics include, but are not limited to:

- Anglo-Latin literature
- Corpus compilation and corpus-based analysis
- Digital humanities
- Historical languages and information technologies
- Language contact and language variation
- Latin tradition in medieval English literature
- Manuscripts, texts and cybertexts
- Medieval England 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

Final Call for Papers:

The full call for papers is available here:

Plenary Speakers
The following plenary speakers have confirmed their participation

Prof. Cynthia Allen (Australian National University)
Prof. Elaine Treharne (Stanford University)
Prof. Ondrej Tichy (Charles University Prague)

Conference Structure
The conference will be organised in four thematic panels:

Panel – Panel Coordinator – Contact
Old English literature and culture – Francisco J. Rozano García (National University of Ireland) –
Old English language and linguistics – Ana Elvira Ojanguren López (Universidad de La Rioja)–
Middle English literature and culture – Andoni Cossío Garrido (Universidad del País Vasco) –
Middle English language and linguistics Jesús Romero Barranco (Universidad de Granada) –

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 February 15, 2022.
Acceptance of proposals will be confirmed by March 31, 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


A selection of contributions will be edited by the organisers and submitted to a major international press.

Important dates

February 15 2022: Extended submission deadline
March 31 2022: Confirmation of acceptance
April 1 – June 30 2022: Early bird registration
July 1 – August 31 2022: Ordinary registration
September 1 – September 15: Extraordinary registration.

Anunciación Carrera de La Red
Francisco Javier Ruano García
George Walkden
Hans Sauer
Javier Calle Martín
Jeremy J. Smith
Marcin Krygier
Mercedes Salvador
Merja Kytö
Michiko Ogura
Nicola McDonald
Santiago Ignacio González Fernández-Corugedo
Terttu Nevalainen

Contact and information
For further information please contact the organising committee at
The conference website is available at
Other information can also be found at

We look forward to meeting you in Logroño!

On behalf of the Organising Committee,
Roberto Torre Alonso

Page Updated: 01-Feb-2022