Call for papers

ELIM, 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 of the University of La Rioja from September 30th to October 2nd 2010.

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 tecniques.

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 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.

For further information please contact the organising committee.

Department of Modern Languages
University of La Rioja