LINGUIST List 33.373

Mon Jan 31 2022

Calls: Middle English; Historical Linguistics, Ling & Literature/Glasgow

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Date: 30-Jan-2022
From: Joanna Kopaczyk <joanna.kopaczykglasgow.ac.uk>
Subject: 12th International Conference on Middle English
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Full Title: 12th International Conference on Middle English
Short Title: ICOME2022

Date: 22-Aug-2022 - 26-Aug-2022
Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Joanna Kopaczyk
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: https://icome2022.gla.ac.uk

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

Subject Language(s): English, Middle

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2022

Meeting Description:

The International Conference on Middle English (ICOME) is devoted to linguistic and literary research on Middle English (broadly conceived), textual criticism, manuscript studies, language change, language variation, and related topics. ICOME conferences have so far been held at Rydzyna (1994), Helsinki (1997), Dublin (1999), Vienna (2002), Naples (2005), Cambridge (2008), Lviv (2011), Murcia (2013), Wroclaw (2015), Stavanger (2017) and Florence (2019).

We are thrilled to be hosting ICOME 2022 in Glasgow (22-26 August) and to welcome three exciting plenary speakers:
- Anita Auer (University of Lausanne)
- Jeremy J. Smith (University of Glasgow)
- Elaine Treharne (Stanford University)

We are looking forward to seeing you in Glasgow!

Call for Papers:

Opens on: 31 January 2022
Closes on: 31 March 2022.

Second call for papers with registration details will be posted in March.
Notification of acceptance will be sent out in late April / early May.

Please follow the instructions in the Call for Papers and submit your abstract via Easy Abs: http://linguistlist.org/easyabs/icome2022

We welcome abstract submissions on topics related to any aspect of linguistic and literary research on Middle English (broadly conceived), textual criticism, manuscript studies, language change, language variation, and related topics.

We are planning three presentation formats*:
> Posters: this format is particularly suitable for ongoing projects, early career scholars, and postgraduate and doctoral students.
> Full papers: 30 minutes (20-minute talk + 10-minute discussion)
> Thematic workshops: 90 minutes or 180 minutes > contributions on a selected topic. We welcome a variety of formats and activities.

*No more than one individual and/or co-authored presentation per participant.

For Posters and full Papers:
Your abstract should be no longer than 300 words (excluding references), and outline your research question(s), approach, data and/or materials used, and projected conclusions.

For Thematic Workshops:
Your abstract should be no longer than 300 words (excluding references), and outline the purpose of the workshop and the research questions addressed. In addition, you should include the titles of any envisaged presentations, but NOT the names of your presenters.

Workshops will be 90 minutes or 180 minutes.

Submissions will be subjected to a double-blind peer-review processes.

The language of the conference is English. If you have any questions or queries please get in touch with the organising committee: icome2022glasgow.ac.uk




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